The 2008 Vuelta Espana looks set to be dominated by the climbers after organisers unveiled a route packed with mountain stage and only 63km of time trials.

The 63rd edition of the Spanish stage race starts in the southern town of Granada on August 30 and ends three weeks later in Madrid on September 21. Eight of the 21 stages are classified as mountain stages with four mountain top finishes including one at the summit of the steep Alto de L?Angliru, back in the Vuelta after a five year absence.

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