This climb,in the Friulian mountains of north-east Italy (near the famous Zoncolan) is a very regular and beautiful climb. In the last 14km you gain a height of about 1390meters. In the last section (about 2km before you reach the top) the sloopes raise (for about 400m)up to 18%. Until you reach the little village Tualis you have a nice view over the Val Degano valley. Then you enter a forest(you are on a height of about 900m. The only thing you will see for about 10km are trees... (pinewood). The road is in a very good condition. The traffic is very low. In fact, during my climb i did not see a single car. Only in the last 3-4 km you get a view over the Val Calda Valley and Monte Zoncolan. You cbn not reach the summit of the Crostis (2251m) by bike. A footpath is the only solution. On the summit you really heve a fabulous view of as wel the north as the south of the region. Back to the bike road: the west summit and the east summit are separated bij a 5km long ofroad track; only with a mountain bike you can ride the whole part of the track. Going down the other side (to Ravascletto) is a nice option. The road is also in an excellent condition with hardly no traffic (except tourists...)
The Monte Crostis is situated in Friuli Venezia Giulia
and belongs to the
Starting from Comeglians,
the Monte Crostis ascent is 15.5 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1397 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 9 %.
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