Puerto de Alisas - La Cavada (Cantabria)

Start Town Altitude (m) Elevation Gain (m) Length (km) Gradient (%) Difficulty Rating
La Cavada 674 614 12.6 4.9 362 ***

Puerto de Alisas - La Cavada
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Roads & Traffic

The road is in very good condition throughout.

There is little traffic on this climb.


Climb Description

Puerto de Alisas - La Cavada

Puerto de Alisas is an enjoyable climb, without being spectacular for most of the ascent. The highlight is the series of hairpin bends in the final 3km, where the scenery opens up and offers some fine views into the distance.

Near to the top of the climb is an impressive sounding Monument to Cycling. Unfortunately this is no longer in very good condition and is something of a disappointment.

Alisas is usually open throughout the year and is a great choice for a long ride when combined with other climbs in the area.


Other sides

Puerto de Alisas can be climbed from the other side beginning in the village of Arredondo. There is also a third way from Bustablado, which follows a very narrow road for the first 2.5km.

Nearby Climbs

Peña Cabarga
Collado Espina
Puerto de La Sia
El Caracol


Tours

We don't currently run any tours including this climb. If you would be interested in customizing an itinerary to include this climb, please contact us.