Karabieta (Eibar)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Eibar 565m 434m 6.7 km 6.5% 241 ***






Karabieta - Eibar - Cycling Profile

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Climb Description

Karabieta is a climb in the Basque Country which links the towns of Eibar and Elgeta. It is regularly used in the Tour of the Basque Country cycling race, often as a descent before the final climb up to Arrate.

The gradients are fairly inconsistent on the Karabieta, but the steepest section is just 11% and this lasts for just over 150m. Most of the climb hovers between 5% and 8%, allowing you to get into some kind of a rhythm. The climb is largely forested, making it nice and cool in the summer, but also meaning that there are no spectacular views.

Karabieta is open throughout the year.




Roads & Traffic

The road is in very good condition throughout. There is some traffic on the climb, but not enough to be bothersome for cycling.




Alternative Routes

Karabieta can also be climbed from Elgeta; however, from that side it is just a 1.8km climb, averaging around 6%.





Nearby Climbs


Arrate

Ixua

Asentzio

Elosua

Urkarregi

Azurki

Gontzegaraigane

Puerto de Urkiola

Kurtzeta

Untzella

Santa Eufemia

Kanpazar

Monte Oiz






Cycling Holidays

Our Basque Country Coast cycling holiday can easily be adapted to be made more challenging and to include Karabieta, as well as other nearby climbs.

In the links below you can find out more about this and other similar tours that we run in the region.





Monte Igeldo - San Sebastian
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: from €1,290 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Basque Coast Beach
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Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: €1,540 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Rioja Vineyards
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Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: €1,390 EUR
*Bike Hire Included