Pordoi Pass

Coordinates: 46°29′04.92″N 11°50′09.96″E / 46.4847000°N 11.8361000°E / 46.4847000; 11.8361000
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Pordoi Pass
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Pordoi Pass in February.
Elevation2,239 m (7,346 ft)
Coordinates46°29′04.92″N 11°50′09.96″E / 46.4847000°N 11.8361000°E / 46.4847000; 11.8361000
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 second highest surfaced road traversing a pass in the Dolomites, after the Sella Pass.

Starting from Arabba, the ascent to the top is 9.4 km (5.84 mi) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 637 m (2,090 ft), with the average percentage of 6.8%.[1]

Maratona dles Dolomites[edit]

Pordoi Pass is the second of seven Dolomite mountain passes that cyclists cross in the annual Maratona dles Dolomites single-day bicycle race.[1]

A memorial to Fausto Coppi stands at the summit of the pass that commemorates the world-renowned Giro d'Italia tour.[2]


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  1. ^ a b "Pordoi Pass, one of the highest roads of the Dolomites". www.dangerousroads.org. Retrieved 2022-05-11.
  2. ^ Mountains, Dolomite. "The Dolomites". www.dolomitemountains.com (in Italian). Retrieved 2022-05-11.

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