Pordoi Pass

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Pordoi Pass
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Pordoi Pass in February.
Elevation 2,239 m (7,346 ft)
Location Italy
Range Dolomites
Coordinates 46°29′15″N 11°48′44″E / 46.48750°N 11.81222°E / 46.48750; 11.81222Coordinates: 46°29′15″N 11°48′44″E / 46.48750°N 11.81222°E / 46.48750; 11.81222
Pordoi Pass is located in Alps
Pordoi Pass
Pordoi Pass
Location of Pordoi Pass in the Dolomites.

Pordoi is a pass in the Dolomites in the Alps, located between the Sella group in the north and the Marmolada group in the south. The pass is at an altitude of 2,239 m (7,346 ft), and the road crossing the pass connects Arabba (Livinallongo del Col di Lana) with Canazei (Fascia Valley). It is the highest surfaced road traversing a pass in the Dolomites.

Maratona dles Dolomites[edit]

Pordoi Pass is the second of seven Dolomite mountain passes that riders cross in the annual Maratona dles Dolomites single-day bicycle race.

A memorial to Fausto Coppi stands at the summit of the pass.

Maratona dles Dolomites ascent to Pordoi Pass
Memorial to Fausto Coppi in the Pordoi Pass
View from Pordoi Pass in an eastward direction

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