Passo di Falzarego

Passo di Falzarego

Passo di Falzarego is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.105m (6,906ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Belluno in Italy. The pass is traversed by the SR48.

The asphalted road over the Passo di Falzarego connects Andráz and Cortina d'Ampezzo. It has endless curves and serpentines which form a fantastic pass road uphill through evergreen forests. This is a good route with a great surface and with a combination of hairpins, medium fast sweepers and some long straights. The pass was a hard-fought position between the Austrians and Italians in World War II in the Dolomite war and it’s still a well known war memorial.

There are 3 routes to reach the summit. Starting from Cortina, the ascent is 16.4 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 913 meters. The average percentage is 5.6 %. Starting from Caprile, the ascent is 20.46 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.119 meters. The average percentage is 5.5 %. And starting from Cortina d’Ampezzo, the ascent is 14.23 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 841 meters. The average percentage is 5.9 %. 

 

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