Alpe Cortaccio is a mountain peak at an elevation of 1.067m (3,498ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. The final 4,6 km of climb have an average gradient of 14,5% with several long sections at between 17% and 22%.
The road to the summit is asphalted, but pretty steep and narrow. Starting from Brissago, the ascent is 6,7 km (4,2 mi) long. Over this distance the average gradient is 12,8% with a maximum gradient of 22%.