You can climb the Mortirolo in three different ways. From this east side you climb from Monno or you start from the lower Edolo. From the west side you can start via Sondrio as well as Mazzo. The east side of the col is the "easier" side.
Often the Mortirolo is visited from Bormio, one of the most famous cycling spots, because from here you can climb the big Italian three: the Passo dello Stelvio, the Passo Gavia and the Mortirolo (or Passo della Foppa). If you first take the Passo Gavia via Santa Caterina di Valfurva you will reach this eastern side of the Mortirolo via Ponte di Legno.
The Mortirolo is situated in Lombardy.
This climb belongs to the Alps.
The Mortirolo via Edolo is ranked number 388 of the Alps.
Starting from Edolo,
the Mortirolo ascent is 17.2 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1153 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 6.7 %.
If you want to climb the Mortirolo, you can find more information on how to train to climb the Mortirolo here.
Since 2005, the Mortirolo will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Giro d'Italia 2017 : Rovetta - Bormio on 23/05/2017
Mortirolo via Edolo popularity rank : 202
The Mortirolo has been climbed by 11 climbbybikers. It is ranked No. 202 as the most climbed climb in the world.
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