We have documented the bike climbs in Europe with the most vertical ascent. On this page and on the individual climb pages you will find detailed summaries, epic photographs and statistics for these climbs.
This page provides a comprehensive summary of the hardest and best bicycling climbs in Europe. These epic road bike climbs can be viewed on this page via the map (zoom in to view climbs in particular areas), by Climb Cards (photo and stats), or by a detailed list that can be arranged in metric or imperial units by difficulty, distance (longest climbs in the area), altitude gained, highest elevation (highest summit), average grade (sort by varying distances), lowest start point, etc. Visit the Climb Page to see details and photos for that particular bike climb.
The 10 bike rides with the most elevation gained in Europe are: 1. Mount Teide (Santa Cruz), 2. Pico Veleta - Granada, 3. Mount Teide (Guimar), 4. Roque de Los Muchacho (East), 5. Mount Teide (Puerto de la Cruz), 6. Pico Veleta, 7. Pico de las Nieves (Maspalomas), 8. Roque de los Muchachos (West), 9. Glacier de Moiry, and 10. Mount Teide (El Medano)