Duran Pass

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Duran Pass
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Elevation 1,601 m (5,253 ft)
Location Belluno, Italy
Range Dolomites
Coordinates 46°19′30″N 12°05′45″E / 46.32500°N 12.09583°E / 46.32500; 12.09583Coordinates: 46°19′30″N 12°05′45″E / 46.32500°N 12.09583°E / 46.32500; 12.09583
Duran Pass is located in Alps
Duran Pass
Duran Pass
Location of Duran Pass

The Duran Pass (Italian: Passo Duran) (el. 1601 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Dolomites in the province of Belluno in Italy.

It is situated between the municipality of La Valle Agordina and Zoldo Alto; it connects Agordo in the Cordevole valley and Pralongo in the Zoldo valley. The pass road is SS 347. There are two restaurants and a little church at the summit. The pass is regularly used on the Giro d'Italia, with the last edition to climb the Duran being the 2012 Giro. Climbing from the classic Agordo side, the climb averages 8.1% for 12.2 km, with a maximum gradient of 14%.[1]

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  1. ^ "giro d'italia 2012 stage 17 - cyclingnews.com". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 January 2015.