That of San Boldo is a short but intense climb. Its 18 curves, of which the last 5 pass through tunnels, rise from Tovena in Treviso province and then go from hill to hill before reaching Trichiana in Belluno province. They regale fatigue, sweat and strong emotions
This climb is associated with the names of Jacques "the Normalizer" Anquetil who rode it in the Giro of 1966 pursued by a young Gianni Motta in a pink jersey, and by Pietro Scandelli, winner of the stage.
Curiosities and tips
- The San Boldo is also called the “100 day Road” to recall the record time in which it was constructed in 1918
- The average slope of this ascent is 7.5%
- The Giro d’Italia returned to the San Boldo Pass in 2019 after 63 years