Passo Mortirolo (Grosio) Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling






Passo Mortirolo (Grosio)

Italy

The backside and easier (not by much!) side of this famous climb

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Climb Summary


Cycling Passo del Mortirolo - hairpin, Marco Pantani memorial.

Cycling Passo Mortirolo from Edolo

Ride 16.8 kilometers gaining 1126 meters at 6.7% average grade.

Of the 4 routes to the top of Mortirolo, we feel this is the most scenic.   Cycling to Passo Mortirolo from Grosio is a really fun climb and, after the traditional route from Mazzo di Valtellina, our favorite route to the top.  This route begins at the northeastern edge of Grosio and runs along a typically narrow route to Passo Mortirolo.  The views along this climb are the best of the 4 routes to the top.  The roadway is in excellent condition and there is next to no traffic on this road.

Chiesa di Pompei (Catholic church) at kilometer 9.1

Kilometer markers along the route.

 Giro History

Year

Stage

Stage Winner

Country

1990

17

Leonardo Sierra

Venezuela

1991

15

Franco Chioccioli

Italy

1994

15

Marco Pantani

Italy

1996

21

Ivan Gotti

Italy

1997

21

Pavel Tonkov

Russia

1999

21

Roberto Hera

Spain

2004

19

Stefano Garzelli

Italy

2006

20

Ivan Basso

Italy

2008

20

Emanuele Selle

Italy

2010

19

Michele Scarponi

Italy

2015

16

Mikel Landa

Spain

2017

16

Vincenzo Nibali

Italy

2019

16

Giulio Ciccone

Italy

The approach to the pass has been from Mazzo di Valtellina in 11 of 13 Giro appearances.

The 1990 and 2017 Giro used the Edolo approach to climb Mortirolo - never from Grosio 😕

Passo Mortirolo.