La salita del Pirata
Bormio - Passo del Mortirolo
One of Italy's most challenging slopes: best to use the 342829 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 oneofakind.