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Corkscrew Road is a famous climb for the difficulty of riding up the steep and sharp bends, located in Montacute, a small town and suburb in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. The road has a length of 2.40km (1.49mi).

The road starts at Gorge Road and winds up to Montacute Road. It starts at an elevation of 140m (459ft) and ends at 368m (1,207ft) above the sea level, with an elevation gain of 228m (748ft) and an average gradient of 9.4%.

  

The experience of using this paved road is very impressive. This precipitous route with many twists and turns, is a popular route for cyclists and day trippers.

 




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