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Jito de Escarandi - Alto de Sotres

Jito de Escarandi (also known as Alto de Sotres) is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.308m above the sea level, located within the Picos de Europa National Park, in the Picos de Europa mountain range, in northern Spain. The road includes sections up to 21% in gradient.

Pista de las Cutas

Pista de las Cutas is one of the most scenic drives in Spain. The track is located within the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park in the Pyrenees of Huesca province, Aragon, Spain, bordering France. It’s a gravel road unfolding for over 30 km, almost entirely over 2.000 meters above the sea level.

La Villuerca

La Villuerca is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.603m (5,259ft) above the sea level, located in Las Villuercas comarca,Cáceres Province, Extremadura, Spain.

Puerto del Tremedal

Puerto del Tremedal is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.637m above the sea level, located in the Sierra de Gredos mountain range, in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain.

Col d'Arnostéguy

Col d'Arnostéguy is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 1.236m above the sea level, located on the Spanish-French border.

Collado de Orgambide

Col d'Orgambide is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 992m (3,254ft) above the sea level, located located in the Pyrenees, a mountain range on the border between France and Spain.

Miradoiro do Ézaro

Mirador de Ézaro is a mountain pass at an elevation of 268m above the sea level, located in northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia. It’s one of the steepest roads that a Spanish bike race has ever tackled where you directly ride against uphill over a huge rock.

Calle Monroy

Calle Monroy is, probably, the steepest street in the world. The average gradient over the entire street is 28.1%.

Ortzanzurieta

Ortzanzurieta is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.570m (5,150ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain. The pass is traversed by the NA-2033 road.

Tunel de Vielha

The Vielha tunnel is a high mountain tunnel at an elevation of 1.635m above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, in north-west Catalonia, Spain.

Peña Cabarga

Peña Cabarga is a mountain pass at an elevation of 565m above the sea level located in the Cantabria region on Spain’s north coast. It’s said to be one of the Spain's toughest cycling climbs.

Puigmal (D-89 road)

Puigmal (also called Puigmal d'Err) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.909m (9,546 ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, in the Spanish-French border, within the limits of the municipality of Queralbs and the commune of Err.

Lago de Llauset

Llauset dam is a high mountain reservoir located within the Natural Park of Posets-Maladeta, a Natural park located in northern Province of Huesca, Aragón, northeastern Spain, at an elevation of 2.250m (7,381ft) above the sea level. It's one of the highest roads of Spain.

Carretera a Cain

Carretera a Cain is a stunning short mountain road located in the province of León, Castile and León, Spain. It’s 10km long.

Haza del Lino

Haza del Lino is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.280m above the sea level, located in Granada, a province of southern Spain, in the eastern part of the autonomous community of Andalusia.

Col de Méhatché

Col de Méhatché is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 716m (2,349ft) above the sea level, located on the Spanish-French border, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

Pico de los Reales

Pico Los Reales is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.447m above the sea level, located within the Sierra Bermeja mountain range, in the comarca of the Costa del Sol, southern Spain.

Portillo de Lunada

Portillo de Lunada is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.316m (4,317ft) above the sea level, located in the Cordillera Cantábrica, a mountain range in northern Spain. The road is not recommended to people afraid of heights, specially when driving on the cliff side.

Coll de Pradell

Coll de Pradell is an extreme high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.732m (5,682ft) above the sea level, located within the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park, in the Pyrenees, Spain. The road includes 23% gradient sections.

Los Machucos

Los Machucos is a mountain pass at an elevation of 923m above the sea level, located in the Autonomous Community of Cantabria in northern Spain. It’s one of the steepest roads that a Spanish bike race has ever tackled where you directly ride against uphill over a huge rock. The climb is brutal: up to 31%.

Alto del Gamoniteiro

Alto del Gamoniteiro is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.782m above the sea level, located in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain.

Puerto del Ampriu

Puerto del Ampriu is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.261m (7,417ft) above the sea level, located in the the Benasque Valley, in the heart of the Pyrenees, in Spain. It's one of the highest mountain roads of Spain.

Piedra de San Martín

Piedra de San Martín, or Col de la Pierre Saint-Martin, is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.760m (5,774ft) above the sea level, located on the France-Spain border in the westernPyrenees in the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques (France) and Navarra (Spain).

T-704

T-704 is an asphalted mountain road going within the Muntanyes de Prades, a mountain range in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain. The road includes more than 30 hairpin turns and has been used in the WRC Rally Catalunya.

Cim de Coma Morera

Cim de Coma Morera is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.205m (7,234ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain. It's one of the highest mountain roads of Spain.

Puerto de Somport

Col du Somport/Puerto de Somport is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.632m (5,354ft) above the sea level, located located in the Pyrenees, a mountain range on the border between France and Spain.

Alto de Trobaniello

Alto de Trobaniello is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.625m above the sea level, located in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. The road is unsurfaced, but smooth enough track for cars.

Aramón Formigal

Aramón Formigal is a ski resort at an elevation of 1.790m above the sea level located in the Aragon Pyrenees of northeastern Spain.

Collada de Toses

The Collada de Toses is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.800m (5,905 ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, a range of mountains in southwest Europe, in Catalonia, Spain.




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