La salita "del Pirata"
Bormio - Passo del Mortirolo
One of Italy's most challenging slopes: best to use the 34-28/29 ratio. - Davide CassaniThese names may mean little to some, but to Italian and international cyclists, this is a true event. The climb is arduous, and tests even the most accomplished cyclist's endurance. Over the last thirty years, it has been a "theatre" of serious races and cycling duels to the bitter end.read more
Baptised the PIRATE'S CLIMB, after Marco Pantani, it leads up to a sculpture that commemorates his untimely passing. The trail is almost exclusively through the woods, but it is positively one-of-a-kind.