Climbers set to dominate in 2011 Vuelta

Peloton, Vuelta a Espana 2010, stage 13

Six mountain top finishes and just one individual time trial in the 2011 Vuelta a Espana, despite the absence of the Pyrenees, mean the climbers will once again be dominating in this year's race.

In the race route revealed on Wednesday in Alicante - although a large part had already been leaked on the Internet - the summit finishes are spread throughout the route, with the first coming in the shape of a 25 kilometre grind up to Sierra Nevada on stage four.

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