The Course
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The Climbs
This is another grueling race with 251.1 kilometers of racing
over an unending series of climbs, 31 in all, with the Cauberg as the finishing
climb. The climbs are:
1. Maasberg at 11.1 km, cobble
Height: 60 metres Length: 210 metres Slope: 8 percent
2. Adsteeg, at 22.3 km, asphalt
Height: 110 metres Length: 620 metres Slope: 4 percent
3. Laange Rarberg, at 29.9 km, asphalt
Height: 130 metres Length: 1070 metres Slope: 6 percent
4. Berseweg, at 45.7 km, cobbles
Height: 180 metres Length: 2000 metres Slope: 5 percent
5. Sibbergrubbe, at 57.8km, asphalt
Height: 145 metres Length: 1760 metres Slope: 5 percent
6. Cauberg, at 63.7 km, asphalt
Height: 130 metres Length: 1000 metres Slope: 8 percent
7. Wolfsberg, at 86.7 km, asphalt
Height: 185 metres
8. Lorberg, at 91.6 km, asphalt
Height: 218 metres Length: 1500 metres Slope: 6 percent
9. Schweibergerweg, at 99.8 km, asphalt
Height: 190 metres Length: 2400 metres Slope: 4 percent
10. Camerig, at 106 km
Height: 270 metres Length: 2280 metres Slope: 6 percent
11. Drielandenpunt, at 119.1 km, asphalt
Height: 320 metres Length: 2250 metres Slope: 5 percent
12. Gemmenich, at 119.1 km, asphalt
Height: 270 metres Length: 1400 metres Slope: 7 percent
13. Vilgenerbos, at 124.2 km, asphalt
Height: 275 metres Length: 2000 metres Slope: 5 percent
14. Eperheide, at 135.6 km, asphalt
Height: 210 metres Length: 1400 metres Slope: 5 percent
15. Gulperberg, at 142.7 km, asphalt
Height: 155 metres Length: 600 metres Slope: 10 percent
16. van Plettenbergweg, at 148.5 km, asphalt
Height: 130 metres Length: 1000 metres Slope: 4 percent
17. Grachtstraat and Eyserweg, at 150.6 km, asphalt
Height: 200 metres Length: 2100 metres Slope: 5 percent
18. St. Remigiusstraat  Huls, 155.2 km, asphalt
Height: 200 metres Length: 1000 metres Slope: 8 percent
19. Vrakelberg  Kruishoeveweg, at 159.5 km, asphalt, gravel
Height: 170 metres Length: 300 metres Slope: 6 percent
20. Sibbergrubbe, 168.3 km, asphalt
Height: 145 metres Length: 1760 metres Slope: 5 percent
21. Cauberg  Vilterweg, at 173.4 km, asphalt
Height: 130 metres Length: 1000 metres Slope: 8 percent
22. Geulhemmerberg, at 176.7 km, asphalt
Height: 120 metres Length: 800 metres Slope: 7 percent
23. BemelerbergGasthuis, at 195.6 km, asphalt
Height: 120 metres Length: 1000 metres Slope: 7 percent
24. Wolfsberg, at 212.2 km, asphalt
Height: 185 metres
25. Loorberg, at 217.1 km, asphalt
Height: 218 metres Length: 1500 metres Slope: 6 percent
26. Gulperbergweg, at 223 km, asphalt
Height: 155 metres Length: 600 metres Slope: 10 percent
27. Kruisberg, at 228.6 km, poor asphalt
Height: 160 metres Length: 700 metres Slope: 8 percent
28. Eyserbosweg, at 230.6 km, poor asphalt
Height: 180 metres Length: 900 metres Slope: 11,5 percent
29. Fromberg  Afvaartweg, at 234.4 km, asphalt
Height: 165 metres Length: 1600 metres Slope: 5 percent
30. Keutenberg, at 239.1 km, asphalt
Height: 160 metres Length: 1200 metres Slope: 8 percent
31. Cauberg, at 251.1 km, asphalt  Finish
Height: 130 metres Length: 1000 metres Slope: 8 percent
The Drielandenpunt, climb #11. Courtesy Amstel Gold.
