Rat Penat, the steepest climb in Catalonia?

Climbing Rat Penat Castelldefels

Rat Penat (translation from catalan language: bat) is one of the inconic climbs for cyclists in southern Barcelona.

Also known as Plana Novella (the urbanised area nearby) and also know for the Buddhist Monastry on top. Belonging to Massis del Garraf (Garraf range of mountains), Rat Penat is a real challenge for every cyclist.

If you would like to discover this climb we can rent and deliver carbon road bikes in Castelldefels and Gavà (and Barcelona, of course!), then let’s go for Rat Penat climb! Steep, very steep, with some parts over 23%! Rat Penat was included in Vuelta a España route years 2010 and 2013.

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