RIDE #57 Caffeine Culture – Bormio: Passo del Mortirolo
Passo del Mortirolo
Departs from: The corner of Strada Statale 38 and the Via Roma in Bormio. For a shorter distance drive south to Grosio and ride from there.
Distance: Bormio — Mazzo di Valtellina — Grosio — Bormio: 78km
Additional rides: The unknown or inedito route up the Mortirolo used in the 2012 Giro. Turn left off the Via Milano once the Via Cima Verde meets it on the right.
Notes: Like the Tom Simpson memorial on Mont Ventoux it has become customary to leave a small tribute to Marco Pantani on hairpin number 11. The Giro last passed the site in 2010 while Ivan Basso was leading the stage.
Max elevation: 1862 m
Min elevation: 553 m
Total climbing: 1674 m
Total descent: -1010 m
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