Pordoi Pass

Pordoi is a pass in the Dolomites in the Alps, located between the Sella group in the north and the Marmolada group in the south. The pass is at an altitude of 2,239 m (7,346 ft), and the road crossing the pass connects Arabba (Livinallongo del Col di Lana) with Canazei (Fascia Valley). It is the second highest surfaced road traversing a pass in the Dolomites, after the Sella Pass.

Pordoi Pass
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Pordoi Pass in February.
Elevation2,239 m (7,346 ft)
Coordinates46°29′04.92″N 11°50′09.96″E / 46.4847000°N 11.8361000°E / 46.4847000; 11.8361000Coordinates: 46°29′04.92″N 11°50′09.96″E / 46.4847000°N 11.8361000°E / 46.4847000; 11.8361000
Pordoi Pass is located in Alps
Pordoi Pass
Pordoi Pass
Location of Pordoi Pass in the Dolomites.

Maratona dles DolomitesEdit

Pordoi Pass is the second of seven Dolomite mountain passes that riders cross in the annual Maratona dles Dolomites single-day bicycle race.

A memorial to Fausto Coppi stands at the summit of the pass.

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