Climbs from La Vuelta 2017

Hors Catégorie (HC) is a term used in stage bicycle races to designate a climb that is “beyond categorization”. The term was originally used for those mountain roads where cars were not expected to be able to pass.

Categories are defined by their steepness and length, the HC climb is the most difficult type of climb in the race.
To highlight the 2017 Vuelta a España we have created a set of four limited edition prints showing the HC climbs from the years route.

Stage 14 | Écija – Sierra de La Pandera
Sierra de la Pandera: 1830m
12 kM climb at 7.3%

Stage 15 | Alcalá la Real – Sierra Nevada. Alto Hoya de la Mora. Monachil
Sierra Nevada. Alto Hoya de la Mora. Monachil: 2510m
19.3 kM climb at 5.6%

Stage 17 | Villadiego – Los Machucos. Monumento Vaca Pasiega
Alto de los Machucos. Monumento Vaca Pasiega: 880m
7.2 km climb at 8.7%

Stage 20 | Corvera de Asturias – Alto de l’Angliru
Alto de L’Angliru: 1560m
12.5 km climb at 9.8%

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