The climb starts from Bormio and ends at Bormio 2000, where in winter months the ski slopes are located. The winding road cuts through the pine forest, and offers breathtaking views over the valley below.
The pros use this route on their "rest" days between one climb and another. For amateurs however, this is a pretty challenging ascent.
In 2004 this was the finish line of a stage of the Giro d'Italia.
Many hiking trails start from Bormio 2000.
When does the Bormio 2000 road open?
The Bormio 2000 road is open all year round
Are there restrictions for certain vehicle categories?
No, there are no restrictions for vehicles
Should I fit winter tyres or have snow chains on board?
During the summer season it is not necessary to have winter tyres, but it is always recommended to have chains on board.
Can I reach Bormio 2000 by public transport?
No, due to the shape of the road there is no public transport service