The 2022 edition of the Giro d’Italia which will be held from May 6 to 29 will include in its tour 6 mountain stages with 4 high finishes, as revealed this Wednesday by the organization of the pink race.
There will be six days that will decide the general classification of the test, which will finish announcing its complete route this Thursday with the stage of the last stage.
A set of mountain stages that will include the ascent to Etna and the mythical Mortirolo that make up a “very hard” route, according to the Colombian Egan Bernal, last winner of the pink jersey.
“With these six high mountain stages it is clear that the Giro d’Italia in 2022 will be very tough. The first high finish on Etna will be important and will make differences in the general between those who are not 100% fit during the first race week. Then there will be the mythical climbs like the Mortirolo, where great champions have written important chapters in the history of cycling, riders like Pantani and many others, “he said. Bernal.
The 6 mountain stages will be the following:
1- Avola – Etna (166 kilometers with 3590 meters of unevenness).
Etapa Avola – Etna, Giro 2022. Photo: Giro de Italia
2- Isernia – log cabin (187 kilometers with 4990 meters of unevenness).
Etapa Isernia – Blockhaus, Giro 2022. Photo: Giro de Italia
3- Rivarolo Canavese – Cogne (177 kilometers with 4030 meters of unevenness).
Etapa Rivarolo Canavese – Cogne, Giro 2022. Photo: Giro de Italia
4- Living room – Aprica (200 kilometers with 5440 meters of unevenness).
Etapa Saló – Aprica, Giro 2022. Photo: Giro de Italia
5- Ponte Di Legno – Lavarone (165 kilometers with 3740 meters of unevenness).
Etapa Ponte Di Legno – Lavarone, Giro 2022. Photo: Giro de Italia
6- Belluno – Marmolada (Fedaia Pass) (167 kilometers with 4,490 meters of unevenness).
Etapa Belluno – Marmolada (Passo Fedaia), Giro 2022. Photo: Giro de Italia
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