Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The Monte Grappa Challenge

Just north of Bassano del Grappa in the Veneto is Monte Grappa. A favorite of the disciples of climbing (and descending) Monte Grappa features ten very challenging routes to the top. We've written about the Monte Grappa Challenge event in the past and one of our readers took the challenge last year. Gábor became the first Hungarian to start and finish the 261 km route with 7,241 meters of elevation gain over four of the climbs.

His video, with climb details in English, beginning with the start on the Ponte degli Alpini in Bassano del Grappa :

Thanks Gábor!

The event website is (under maintenance as I write this).

Other related stories in ICJ about cycling Monte Grappa:
Ride Report: 2010 Monte Grappa Grappa Challenge
Too Much Monte Grappa
Climbing the Jump of the Goat
Il Salto de la Capra (Pinarello video)
NFL Linebacker Tackles Gran Fondo del Monte Grappa

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1 comment:

  1. What a great video! Really enjoyed it. Makes me wish we had ridden at least one route up Monte Grappa when we were in Bassono del Grappa area in 2007. Next time!