Note:  Click on “View full route" (top left) which opens the Passo di Gavia (from From Ponte di Legno and Bormio) RideWithGPS page.  Hover over the distance line at the spot you would like to begin a  sub-segment for this climb.  Click your mouse on the start point and drag the vertical graphing line the distance you wish to obtain sub-detail from, then  release the mouse at the end point.  This will give you the following sub-detail for the selected segment in the “Metrics” window top right of the page:  (a)  distance, (b) Elevation gained and lost, (c) max grade, (d) average grade (e) that segment's climb category – e.g. Cat 1, HC, etc., and (f) FIETS score for the  segment.

 Hover cursor over segment slices, below, for exact  grade of a particular segment.

Start  Ponte di Legno

​CYCLYING Italy - Trentino-Alto Adige

Passo di Gavia ( Ponte di Legno and Bormio)

Start - Bormio

Finish - Passo di Gavia

Photos from Ponte di Legno side

Background photo - U.S. #5 Pikes Peak CO.

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Stats  (Metric / U.S.)

                                                             From Ponte di Legno                   From Bormio


  • Distance:                             16.4 /  10.2 miles                    25.1 km / 15.6 miles

  • Beginning elevation:         1,307 m / 4,284'                        1,230 m / 4,036'

  • Ending elevation:               2,436 m / 7,993' '                      2,612 m / 8,571'

  • Elevation gained:               1,339 m / 4,392'                       1,347 m / 4,418'

  • Average Grade:                  8.4%                                          6.3%

  • Fiets Index:                        12.15                                         8.6

  • Location:   Ponte di Legno climb begins at the merge of SP 29 and Via Favallini  (Via Battisti on some maps) at the northern end of Ponte di Legno just south of Precasagio at  46.26709, 10.51744 latitude / longitude.  The Bormio side of the Gavia climb begins on SP 29 at the eastern edge of Bormio at 46.46694, 10.38105  latitude / longitude.

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