Tour of the Alps 2022 Route stage 3: Lana - Niederdorf

Tour of te Alps 2022 stage 3Wednesday 20 April - Stage 3 at the Tour of the Alps features 149 kilometres and three climbs, the last of which is the trying Passo Furcia with the final 4 kilometres at 10%. The riders plunge down onto a 14 kilometres long run-in to the line.

The race opens on flat terrain before an unclassified climb af almost 4 kilometres at 7.5% leads to the intermediate sprint in Velturno. A short descent takes the riders into the Puster Valley, and on they go towards the first KOM climb of the day. The 6.1 kilometres ascent at 8% is crested with 70 kilometres remaining.

The riders fly down and cross the River Rienz to continue south and tackle the Passo Furcia shortly after Zwischenwasser. This the steep side of the pass, amounting to 7.9 kilometres while the average gradient sits at 7.6%. The last 4 kilometres are particularly trying with the gradients constantly hovering around 10%.

The Passo Furcia is crested with 24 kilometres left to the finish line. The first 10 are on descent, the rest is a false flat ascent towards the finish line in Niederdorf.

Just like Brixen, Niederdorf is located Puster Valley, which is one of the longest valleys in the Alps.

Tour of the Alps 2022 stage 3: route, profile, more

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