Ride 4.2 kilometers gaining 550 meters to 1,474 meters at 13.1% average grade!
This challenging bike climb in the Vila Real District of north central Portugal ends atCapela da Senhora da Serra - Baião and radio towers located nearby. This is a very steep climb - the steepest ½ kilometer is 19%.
Bottom left photo: Google Maps.
All other phostos: PJAMM contributor Heiko Linnert, Germany.
Note: The first 14.2 km of this climb are paved and the final 4 are mostly rough gravel, dirt and rock and a mountain or gravel bike is recommended for it.
Recommend gravel or mountain bike.
Heiko Linnert writes:
“The junction at 14.2 km is not quite clear, we missed it and had to turn back.”
Be alert for the turn off onto the gravel at km 14.2