Villarcayo - Picón Blanco

Stage 20 of the 2024 La Vuelta Ciclista a España is a mountain stage that will take place on Saturday 7 September 2024 at 11:06.The stage starts in Villarcayo and finishes in Picón Blanco. Start time is 11:06 with an expected finish at 15:31 (average speed of 39 km/h).

The total distance of the stage is 172.3 km. The stage includes 7 categorized climbs and 1 intermediate sprint. The stage has a total elevation gain of 4574.2 m with the highest altitude of the stage being 1498 m. The total descent of the stage is -3671.1 m.

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The stage includes 7 categorized climbs and 1 intermediate sprint.

Las Estacas de Trueba is a KOM cat. 3 climb, which starts at 25.1 km (147.2 km to go) and ends at 34.3 km (138 km to go). It has total distance of 9.2 km, and an average gradient of 3%, going from 868 to 1141 meters of altitude.

Puerto de La Braguía is a KOM cat. 3 climb, which starts at 49.3 km (122.9 km to go) and ends at 55.1 km (117.1 km to go). It has total distance of 5.8 km, and an average gradient of 5.8%, going from 358 to 698 meters of altitude.

Alto del Caracol is a KOM cat. 2 climb, which starts at 63.3 km (108.9 km to go) and ends at 73.8 km (98.4 km to go). It has total distance of 10.5 km, and an average gradient of 5.5%, going from 236 to 811 meters of altitude.

Portillo de Lunada is a KOM cat. 1 climb, which starts at 79.2 km (93.1 km to go) and ends at 93.2 km (79.1 km to go). It has total distance of 14 km, and an average gradient of 6%, going from 468 to 1306 meters of altitude.

Portillo de la Sia is a KOM cat. 2 climb, which starts at 104.3 km (67.9 km to go) and ends at 111.6 km (60.7 km to go). It has total distance of 7.2 km, and an average gradient of 5.9%, going from 800 to 1226 meters of altitude.

Puerto de Los Tornos is a KOM cat. 1 climb, which starts at 135.5 km (36.8 km to go) and ends at 146.6 km (25.6 km to go). It has total distance of 11.2 km, and an average gradient of 6%, going from 243 to 912 meters of altitude.

Puerto de Los Tornos is a Bonus sprint at 146.6 km (25.6 km to go).

Espinosa de los Monteros is a Sprint at 163.3 km (9 km to go).

Picón Blanco is a KOM cat. 1 climb, which starts at 164.3 km (7.9 km to go) and ends at 172.3 km (0 km to go). It has total distance of 7.9 km, and an average gradient of 9.1%, going from 777 to 1498 meters of altitude.

The final 3 km for this stage starts at 169.3 km, has an average gradient of 9.5%, and reaching 1498 m of altitude.