Etxarri Aranatz - Legutio

Stage 4 of the 2024 Itzulia Basque Country is a hilly stage that will take place on Thursday 4 April 2024 at 11:31.The stage starts in Etxarri Aranatz and finishes in Legutio. Start time is 11:31 with an expected finish at 15:26 (average speed of 40 km/h).

The total distance of the stage is 157.1 km. The stage includes 4 categorized climbs and 2 intermediate sprints. The stage has a total elevation gain of 1853.5 m with the highest altitude of the stage being 1022 m. The total descent of the stage is -1801.2 m.

- The race will have temperatures between 16 and 23°C, with an average of 19°C.
- No rain is expected.
- The wind will come mainly from S, SW, SE with an average of 13 km/h wind. The maximum wind speed will be 19 km/h with gusts of up to 39 km/h.

The stage includes 4 categorized climbs and 2 intermediate sprints.

Opakua is a KOM cat. 2 climb, which starts at 33.5 km (123.6 km to go) and ends at 40.6 km (116.6 km to go). It has total distance of 7.1 km, and an average gradient of 5.8%, going from 611 to 1022 meters of altitude.

Legutio is a Sprint at 106.5 km (50.7 km to go).

Olaeta is a KOM cat. 3 climb, which starts at 116.2 km (40.9 km to go) and ends at 118.1 km (39 km to go). It has total distance of 1.9 km, and an average gradient of 9%, going from 577 to 750 meters of altitude.

Untzilla is a KOM cat. 3 climb, which starts at 129.4 km (27.7 km to go) and ends at 131.7 km (25.4 km to go). It has total distance of 2.3 km, and an average gradient of 7.8%, going from 295 to 474 meters of altitude.

Leintz-Gatzaga is a KOM cat. 3 climb, which starts at 145.6 km (11.5 km to go) and ends at 148.6 km (8.5 km to go). It has total distance of 3 km, and an average gradient of 8.9%, going from 353 to 621 meters of altitude.

Marulanda is a Sprint at 145.6 km (11.5 km to go).

The final 3 km for this stage starts at 154.2 km, has an average gradient of 0.6%, and reaching 565 m of altitude.