Cycling Ma Pi Leng Pass, Hà Giang Province, Vietnam
Cycle 7 kilometers gaining 275 meters to elevation 1,225 meters at 2.5% average grade.
Photo - North-Vietnam.com
Vietnames cycling tour guide Sinh Balo (firstname.lastname@example.org ) says of this climb “Ma Pi Leng Pass is my favorite mountain pass in Vietnam and i love to ride it each year.
Dangerousroads.com says of this cycling segment “It’s said to be the most astonishing mountain road in all of Vietnam.”
The climb to the pass has many hairpins and sheer cliffs as well as extraordinary views and scenery.
The pass is named after Mả Pí Lèng ban,
Yi girl wearing her traditional clothing
The Yi or Nuosuo people (traditionally known as Lolo) are an ethnic group of mountainous, in Vietman only found in the Lũng Cú commune of the Dong Van District which surrounds this climb.