42.5333° N, 1.5500° E
Andorra is a small, independent principality situated between France and Spain in the Pyrenees mountains and outside of the capital Andorra, is Col Beixalis.
A popular climb in Andorra, and one which has featured in the Vuelta Espana with the route from Encamp the most famous.
Found just outside of Andorra, the capital of Andorra, this climb is short and punchy and has 24 hairpin bends / switchbacks
Big ramps with spectacular views of the Andorran mountains.
For the entire climb there is no let up in the gradient. This section averages 9.6%
A super pretty section where you are winding through small farm and centuries old buildings.
Stunning sections in the trees
The road compressed into the mountain, protected/cloaked in trees
COL BEIXALIS SUMMIT
Climbing Col Beixalis or Collada de Beixalis from encamp is a short and challenging experience. A climb with plenty of switchback drama but yet feels grounded at the same time. A climb where your legs will be tested and your soul invigorated.
COL BEIXALIS CYCLING CLIMB FAQ'S
The road is open all year round
From Encamp Col Beixalis has 24 hairpin bends
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