Sella del Monte Zoncolan

Orientation & Geography

Europe, Italy, Udine

Monte Zoncolan (el.1,750 metres (5,740 ft)) is a mountain in the Carnic Alps, located in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. It is one of the most demanding climbs in professional road bicycle racing, having been used in the Giro d'Italia four times (2003, 2007, 2010, 2011) and the Giro Donne once (1997). Gilberto Simoni was the winner of the first two stages finishing on Monte Zoncolan in the men's Giro while Ivan Basso won in 2010, Igor Anton won in 2011 and Fabiana Luperini won at the only visit in the women's race. The mountain also holds the ski resort of Ravascletto with 22 km of slopes and a skiable height between 950 and 2000 meters.