Alto de Montefrío (Tocón)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Tocón 1,149m 444m 9.3 km 4.8% 260 ***








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Climb Description

Alto de Montefrío is a fairly steady climb between the towns of Tocón and Montefrío in the Granada province of Andalucia. It is a pleasant climb pleasant ascent through olive groves and forests, which presents no real difficulties to most riders.

The climb is open all year.


Alto de Montefrío (Tocón) -  Cycling Climb in Andalucia

It is worth exploring the beautiful town of Montefrío






Roads & Traffic

The road is in very good condition and there is little traffic throughout the climb.




Alternative Routes

Alto de Montefrío can also be climbed from the town of Montefrío. From this side it is an undulating road with several downhill sections, rather than a sustained climb.




Nearby Climbs


Parapanda

Moclín

Puerto Lope

Puerto Lobo

Pico Veleta

Cueva de los Murcielagos





Cycling Holidays

Our Seville to Granada cycling holiday can be extended to include the climb to Alto de Montefrío and other ascents nearby.

Below you can find links to this and some of the other mountainous tours that we run.

We can also arrange customized tours in the Sierra Nevada mountains. If you would be interested in this, please contact us to discuss the options.




Andalucia Sunflower Fields
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 8 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,470 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Lagos de Covadonga
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 8 Days
Level: Difficulty Challenging-Hard
Price: from €1,130 EUR
Mount Teide
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,090 EUR