With the seventeenth stage, between Bassano del Grappa and Madonna di Campiglio, 203 kilometers, returns this Wednesday the high mountain in the Turn, with four ports and a high finish, another key event in the fight for the pink jersey worn by Portuguese Joao Almeida.
The climbs are demanding, the day of pure resistance. To start the Forcella Valbona (1st, 22 km at 6.8 percent) through Tonezza del Cimone. Very long ascent with constant slopes and above all characterized by numerous short tunnels with good visibility.
Then, long descent to Calliano from where you face Monte Bondone (1st, 20 km with an average of 6.8 and maximum of 15 percent).
The next test will be the Durone Pass (10 km at 6 percent), the previous step for the final battle to the finish line, Madonna di Campiglio (1st, 12.5 km at 6.5).
Departure time: 10.20 hours
Check In: 16.30
Montana: Km 61. Forcella Valbona (1st, 2 kms at 6.8 percent)
Km 117. Monte Bondone (1st, 20 kms to 6.7)
Km 164. Passo Durone (3rd, 10 kms to 6)
Km 203 Goal. Madonna di Campiglio (1st, 12.5 kms to 6.5).