Tour de Suisse 2023 Route stage 5: Fiesch - La Punt

Tour de Suisse 2023Thursday 15 June - The 5th stage of the Tour de Suisse is a long and mountainous test. The race adds up to 211 kilometres, while taking in an elevation gain of 4,711 metres. The last 9.5 kilometres fly down the Albula Pass for a finish in La Punt.

The riders hit the Furka Pass after 23 kilometres. It’s a 16.5 kilometres climb at 6.4% to an elevation of 2,433 metres above sea level. The Furka is the highest point of the Tour de Suisse.

The riders fly down into Andermatt and tackle the Oberalppass straight away. The second climb of the day is 10.7 kilometres long and averages 5.5%.

A descent of roughly 50 kilometres precedes the ascent up the Abula Pass. The first 7 kilometres are, at over 8%, the steepest. The route continues to climb for another 10.4 kilometres, while the average gradient of the entire climb sits at 6.8%.

There are still 9.5 kilometres left on the summit. Which is all on descent.

Rui Costa outsprinted Bauke Mollema and Tejay van Garderen ten years ago in La Punt, while Domenico Pozzovivo soloed to victory in 2017.

A descent of roughly 50 kilometres precedes the ascent up the Abula Pass. The first 7 kilometres are, at over 8%, the steepest. The route continues to climb for another 10.4 kilometres, while the average gradient of the entire climb sits at 6.8%.

There are still 9.5 kilometres left to race at the summit. Which is all on descent.

Rui Costa outsprinted Bauke Mollema and Tejay van Garderen ten years ago in La Punt, while Domenico Pozzovivo soloed to victory in 2017.

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