A narrow paved road to Monte Ologno

Monte Ologno is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.168m (3,832ft) above the sea level, located in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont. It’s a 10.4 kilometres climb at 9% with a steepest steepest section of 13% right after the first kilometre.

Monte Ologno

The road to the pass is pretty steep, asphalted, and really narrow. It is a very regular climb that leaves virtually no room for recovery and has a pretty constant gradient above 8%. It’s 10.4 km long and averages 9%. The road is very tricky and technical and features many turns, with great views of the Lago Maggiore. The pass has been climbed by the Giro d’Italia bicycle race.