This page provides a summary for cycling and climbing by bike the top climbs in Bolivia. These climbs can be viewed via the map below (scroll in to view climbs in particular areas), by a detailed list of the climbs that can be arranged by difficulty, distance (longest climbs in the area), altitude gained, highest elevation (highest summit), average grade (sort the grades by varying distances), lowest start point, etc.
Death Road - Bolivia
THE HARDEST BIKE CLIMB IN BOLIVIA
Cycling the Death Road
Ride 62 km (39 miles) gaining 3548m (11,640’) to 4634m (15,204’) at 5.5% average grade.
This is just one badass road!
The Death Road is the 5th hardest climb in the world.
4,470m = 14,665’ elevation (the sign is incorrect).
However, our devices show 15,271-15,341’.
THE HIGHEST BIKE CLIMB IN THE WORLD
Cycling Uturuncu, Bolivia (highest road outside of Tibbet).
Ride 17 km (10.8 miles) gaining 1409m (4,624’) to 5754m (18,877’) at 8% average grade.
The highest road in the world, at least outside of Tibet.
From the saddle, we trekked the .4 miles 709’ at 30.8% average grade to Volcan Uturuncu Summit .
The longest .4 miles trek ever!