The Alto de El Angliru (alternative name: La Gamonal) is a steep mountain road in Asturias, near La Vega-Riosa, in northern Spain. It is arguably one of the most demanding climbs in professional road bicycle racing, having been climbed the first time in the Vuelta in 1999. The climb has a length of 12.55 kilometres, so it has an average 9.9% slope. The last half of the climb, from the six-kilometre mark to the summit, the average gradient is 13.1%. The steepest part, which has a 23.6% slope, is known as Cueña les Cabres and is located about 3 kilometres from the summit. The climb is no easier from this point, as there are two later ramps at gradients of 18 to 21%.
The Angliru - Gamonal is situated in Asturias. This climb belongs to the Picos de Europa and Cantabrian Mountains.
Starting from La Vega,
the Angliru - Gamonal ascent is 12.55 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1248 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 9.9 %.
The maximum slope is 23.5 %.
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Since 2005, the Angliru - Gamonal will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Vuelta España 2013 : Avilés > Alto de L´Angliru on 14/09/2013
Vuelta España 2011 : Avilés > Alto de L'Angliru on 04/09/2011
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