Valparola, Fedaia & Sella
(An alternative Sella Ronda)
I decided on the “clockwise” alternative of the stage I initially set, including the Fedaia from Rocca Pietore.
But I wish I hadn’t…
I first headed for La Villa and climbed the Valparola.
That already seemed to be harder than I remembered, but the descend of the Falzarego and onwards to Caprile didn’t do me a lot of good.
I hadn’t looked at the profile of the Fedaia – I just knew it was supposed to be “more challenging” than the climb from the other end, which was more or less a recovery ride in 2011.
And more challenging it was…