Alto de Gredos
Alto de Gredos is a mountain peak at an elevation of 1.768m (5,800ft) above the sea level, located in the south of the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain.
Located in the Gredos mountain range, the road to the summit, also known as Plataforma de Gredos, is asphalted. It’s called AV-931. At the summit is a big parking lot. It’s a toll road. The road can be closed anytime due the traffic. The road was built in 1945.
The summit has been featured on Vuelta a España race. Expect a drive pretty steep. The ascent is 4.5km long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 282 meters. The average gradient is 6.40%.