Giro 2014: Mountains

Giro 2014 Monte ZoncolanThe 2014 Giro d’Italia contains a massive 9 summit finishes. It’s clearly a climber’s route with even the major timetrial located on a mountain.  (Slideshow route/profile)

The race features numerous famous climbs, with the giant Stelvio the highest point.

Nothing will be certain until the maglia rosa is safely atop the feared Monte Zoncolan on the penultimate day.

The hills and mountains in the 2014 Giro:

Nr Date Mountains and hills Length Type Mountain class.
1 Fr 9-5 Giro 2014 mountains Hills in the TTT 21.7 km TTT n/a
2 Sa 10-5 Giro 2014 mountains Mostly flat in Nothern Ireland 219.0 km flat M. Tjallingii
3 Su 11-5 Giro 2014 mountains Some (Northern) Irish hills in stage 3 187.0 km flat M. Tjallingii
Mo 12-5 rest day / transport
4 Tu 13-5 Giro 2014 stage 4 Italian ‘mountains’, finish in Bari 112.0 km flat M. Tjallingii
5 We 14-5 Giro 2014 stage 5 mountains First mountains in stage 5: in Potenza 203.0 km mountains M. Tjallingii
6 Th 15-5 Giro 2014 mountains Grand finale at Montecassino in stage 6 247.0 km
257.0 km
hilly M. Matthews
7 Fr 16-5 Giro 2014 Stage 7 gives 2 tough cols 211.0 km mountains M. Matthews
8 Sa 17-5 Giro 2014 mountains Via Cippo di Carpegna to Montecopiolo 179.0 km mountains J.  Arredondo
9 Su 18-5 Giro 2014 mountains Flat start, finish uphill at Sestola 172.0 km mountains J.  Arredondo
Mo 19-5 rest day
10 Tu 20-5 Giro 2014 mountains Small climbs in grande finale 173.0 km flat J.  Arredondo
11 We 21-5 Giro 2014 mountains Longest stage, 2 climbs 249.0 km hilly J.  Arredondo
12 Th 22-5 Giro 2014 Stage 12 mountains Hills in the ITT to Barolo 41.9 km ITT J.  Arredondo
13 Fr 23-5 Giro 2014 Stage 13 mountains Fossano – Rivarolo Canavese 157.0 km flat J.  Arredondo
14 Sa 24-5 Giro 2014 Stage 14 mountains In Pantani’s footsteps, to Oropa 164.0 km mountains J.  Arredondo
15 Su 25-5 Giro 2014 stage 15 Mountains Valdengo – Plan di Montecampione 225.0 km flat / finish uphill J.  Arredondo
Mo 26-5 rest day
16 Tu 27-5 Giro 2014 stage 16 mountains Gavia, Stelvio and Val Martello 139.0 km mountains J.  Arredondo
17 We 28-5 Giro 2014 Stage 17 mountains Sarnonico – Vittorio Veneto 208.0 km hilly J.  Arredondo
18 Th 29-5 Giro 2014 Stage 18 mountains The Dolomites 171.0 km mountains J.  Arredondo
19 Fr 30-5 Giro 2014 Stage 19 mountains Uphill ITT to Cima Grappa 26.8 km ITT uphill J.  Arredondo
20 Sa 31-5 Giro 2014 Stage 20 Last mountains, i.e. Monte Zoncolan 167.0 km mountains J.  Arredondo
21 Su 1-6 Giro 2014 Stage 20 Almost completely flat criterium 172.0 km flat J.  Arredondo

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