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New Alpine Route in Zwift Dwarfs Previous Climbs

Alpe Du Zwift will bear more than a few similarities to one of the most famous climbs in cycling, Alpe D’Huez. However, while the terrain mimics the French giant, we have given the climb a distinct Zwift twist with numbered switchbacks and gaming twists that’ll keep folks engaged as they climb upwards.

Alpe Du Zwift will be a fantastic training tools for those preparing for gran fondos or long distance events. For many people, this will be the only way to simulate climbs of one hour or more in length.

The Alpe Du Zwift segment
Segment Length: 7.5mi /12km
Segment elevation gain: 3400ft /1036m
Average gradient: 8.5%

· Alpe Du Zwift is part of the Watopia Island course and can be accessed via the Mayan Jungle
· Segments: 21 Hairpins/switchbacks
· Alpe Du Zwift is only open to Zwifters at Level 12 or higher
· The Level 12 Alpe Gate is marked Red when locked, and Green when available
· Zwifters who become level 12 mid-session will immediately be allowed access

Four new, preset routes will be added to Watopia following the release of Alpe Du Zwift:

Four Horsemen
55.5 miles/89.3 km 6929 ft/2112m
Volcano Climb, Hilly Route, Epic KOM, Radio Tower, Mayan Jungle, and Alpe du Zwift

Road to Sky
12.4 miles/19.9km 3753 ft/1144m
Starts at Spruce Goose/pie, goes to top of Alpe du Zwift

Tour of Fire and Ice
15.6 miles/25.1km 3826 ft/1166m
Starts in the Volcano, goes to top of Alpe du Zwift

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