La Campa is one of my local climbs and often used in the Vuelta a España. It featured again in 2013 but was not catagorised even though the climb from Villaviciosa is 9km long. This was probably due to its shallow gradient as it only averages 4% but this is still significant enough to justify it’s Cat 2 status on Strava.
It’s a nice climb offering nice scenery down to the valley below. The gradient is pretty steady all the way up to the top (the 11% bit on strava is rubbish) with maybe one or two little stretches of about 6%. It’s quite a popular route as it is a main artery to Villaviciosa but with the new motorway being a quicker way for cars there is very little road traffic. You are likely to see plenty of other cyclists though.
The real climb is 8.9km long averaging 4% and this can be seen on the strava segment but it is often described as 11.6km long and averaging 3.3%.
Strava segment: http://www.strava.com/segments/2619886
Here are the Stats:
Average Gradient: 4%
Max Gradient: 6%
Total Elevation Gain: 365m
Difficulty: Long but Easy
Road conditions: Very good