The Col Collective

Sustenpass Switzerland

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At 27.8 kilometres in length Switzerland’s Sustenpass can easily have you feeling quite daunted at the prospect of scaling it on two wheels. The grandeur of the road immediately instils a sense of anticipation and excitement as you leave Innertkirchen on what can only be described as a true journey. Lush meadows, dense forests and chocolate-box villages make way for a sensory overload of tunnels, waterfalls, high mountain lakes and glaciers!

Sometimes the road can feel endless, but in some respect that can be a good thing as the surroundings are so dramatic and beautiful all at the same time if you’re anything like me you’ll be crying out for it to continue all the way to heaven and beyond.

I very much hope you enjoy our video from the splendid Sustenpass. Fancy riding some big peaks with The Col Collective? Then why not join us for one of our Cycling Tours.

Thank you for watching.

Ride safe.

Mike Cotty

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27.8km

Length of climb

622m

Start elevation

224m

Summit elevation

1602m

Elevation gain

5.7%

Gradient (avg)

10%

Gradient (max)

34x32

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