Passo di Lavazé

Passo di Lavazé

Passo di Lavaze is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.805m (5,920ft) above the sea level, located in Trentino, Italy.

The road over the pass (also known as Lavazéjoch) is Strada Statale 620. It’s asphalted and it links the Valle di Fiemme and the Val d'Ega in Bolzano province. From the pass there is a splendid view of the Catinaccio and Latemar. It is the ideal place for hiking in summer and skiing, especially cross-country skiing, in winter. On the pass there’s a small road climbing up to Passo di Oclini, at an elevation of 1.989m (6,525 ft).

The pass has been climbed by the Giro d’Italia bicycle race several times. There are 2 possible routes to reach the summit. Starting from Ponte Nova, the ascent is 12.2 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 936 meters. The average percentage is 7.7 %. And starting from Cavalese, the ascent is 10.7 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 798 meters. The average percentage is 7.5 %. 

 

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