El Revolcat (Els Algars)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Els Algars 776m 302m 4.0 km 7.6% 395 ***






Revolcat - Els Algars - Cycling Profile

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Climb Description

This is the toughest way to climb to El Revolcat, with some steep gradients coming after the village of San Rafael. It is a scenic ascent, with views of Montcabrer in the background, and is a nice way to reach the mountains of the Costa Blanca if you don't wish to ride through the city of Alcoy itself.

From the top you can either descend to Alcoy or Benilloba, to continue with your route.

El Revolcat is open throughout the whole year.


Revolcat from Els Algars - Costa Blanca Cycling Climb

The second half of the climb is on a very narrow road






Roads & Traffic

The road is in excellent condition for the first 2km until the village of San Rafael. From here it becomes more irregular, and there is a short unpaved section which, combined with the steep gradients is tough to ride over on a road bike.

However, the unpaved bit only lasts around 100m, and then it is easily rideable again all the way to the top.

There is very little traffic throughout the climb.




Alternative Routes

There are several different ways to climb to El Revolcat. The most popular ascents are from Benilloba and Alcoy.





Nearby Climbs


Font Roja

Preventori

Ermita de Sant Antoni

Cocentaina Castle

Alto de la Sombra

Alto de Benillup

La Carrasqueta

Mas de Llopis

Puerto de Confrides

Port de Benifallim






Cycling Holidays

Revolcat is climbed on our Mountains of the Costa Blanca cycling holiday.

In the links below you can find out more about this and some similar tours that we run in the mountains of Spain.




Beniarres Reservoir & Benicaldell
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Challenging to Hard
Price: from €620 EUR
Mount Teide
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,090 EUR
Tramuntana Mountains - Mallorca
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,110 EUR