Puerto de Pedro Bernardo

Puerto de Pedro Bernardo

Puerto de Pedro Bernardo is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.245m (4,084ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain.

Located in the Gredos mountain range, the road to the summit is asphalted. It’s called AV-922. Its many twists, turns and narrows can pose a challenge to even the most experienced drivers. The road is not easy, though. Up, down, right, left all the time. The pass has been featured on Vuelta a España race.

Expect a road pretty steep. Starting from Pedro Bernardo town, the ascent is 12km long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 474 meters. The average gradient is 3.95%. And starting from San Esteban del Valle town, the ascent is 8.8km long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 438 meters. The average gradient is 4.97%.

 

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