Road SP 465 climbs to Forcella Lavardet, a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.547m (5,075ft). The climb features 14 sharp worldwide known hairpin turns. The part of the road close to Forcella is mostly unpaved and is based on an old military road. It is also closed to vehicles but motorbikes are allowed. The road is pretty steep, hitting a 13% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps. Starting at Campolongo, the ascent is 10.4km (6.46 miles) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 599 meters. The average gradient is 5.75%.
The Splügen Pass (German: Splügenpass; Italian: Passo dello Spluga; 2,114 m (6,936 ft)) is an Alpine mountain pass of the Lepontine Alps. It connects the Swiss, Grisonian Splügen 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the north 675 metres (2,215 ft) below the pass with the