A 5 stars road to Passo Campo Carlo Magno in the Italian Alps
Passo Campo Carlo Magno is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.682m (5,518ft) above the sea level, located in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol.
Tucked away in the Adamello-Brenta mountain region, in the northern Italian Alps, the road to the summit is totally paved. It’s called Strada Statale 239 (SS239). The pass road is 30.6 km (19.01 miles) long, running south-north from Pinzolo to Dimaro. The pass is named after Charlemagne.
The pass links Val Rendena and Val di Sole. The road to the summit is pretty steep, hitting an 11.4% of gradient through some of the ramps. The pass has been featured in the Giro d’Italia bicycle race.
Starting from Pinzolo, the ascent is 15.3 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 932 meters. The average percentage is 6.1%. And starting from Dimaro, the ascent is 15.2 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 917 meters. The average percentage is 6%.