Coll de Pal is an amazing hidden gem in the catalan Pyrenees. It is a very steep Hors categorie climb which deserves much more fame than actually has. The overall numbers say it all. It is a very steep climb getting 2104 meters, with an overall elevation of 1267 meters in 19,3 km, which means

Today we climbed one of the toughest roads in the region, Mont Caro, near Tarragona, southern Catalonia. 1441 mts height after 20 km. It will be stage ending in Volta a Catalunya pro race next March. Such a steep climb and such a nice day! Thanks to Sergi Ros de Mora, www.rosdemora.com amazing picture as