Akritas Ascent (Vigla) – 1550 m
Initial Elevation: 640 m
Final Elevation: 1550 m
Length of Ascent: 18 Km
Elevation Difference: 910 m
Average Slope: 5%
Maximum Slope: 12%
The first 5 Km are easy, but the last 3 Km before Akritas village get steeper, with an average slope of 7%.
After the village, there is a slight descent of 1 km, before the start of the 8 hairpins section. again with an average slope of 7%. At the intersection, we pass the 2nd (and last) supply station.
There are still 4 difficult Km, with an average slope of 6.5% and an maximum of 12% until the finish line.