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Forcella Lavardet is a mountain pass located on the Dolomites at an elevation of 1.542m above the sea level, in Vigo di Cadore, Belluno Province (Italy).  Forcella (Passo) Lavardet connects the town of Campolongo with Canale di Gorto and is closed to traffic, but is open to bicycles.  The route is not paved in all sections and has some great switchbacks to ride.

Located in the Seppada zone, the road up to Forcella Lavardet is famous for it's 14 steep and spectacular hairpin turns, these switchbacks are located between the town of San Pietro and the peak. The road leading up to the pass can become impassable after heavy rains, and there is a wood bridge over the Frison river, in the winter months the road is normally closed.