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Puerto de Ibañeta

Puerto de Ibañeta is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.057m (3,468ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees near the border between France and Spain. The pass is traversed by the N135 road.

The pass is located in Navarre, northern Spain, and it has several names: Paso de Roncesvalles, Pass of Roncesvalles, RoncesvallesPass, Puerto de Ibañeta; Ibañetako Mendatea and Col de Roncevaux. On the top of the pass there’s a narrow paved mountain road climbing up to Ortzanzurieta, a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,570 m above the sea level. It has a length of 6km.
There are 3 routes to reach the summit. Starting from Burguete, the Puerto de Ibaneta ascent is 6.9 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 227 meters. The average percentage is 3.3 %. Starting from Burguete, the Puerto de Ibaneta ascent is 4.5 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 162 meters. The average percentage is 3.6 %. And starting from Arneguy, the Puerto de Ibaneta ascent is 18 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 812 meters. The average percentage is 4.5 %. 

 

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