Cycling Col de Portet d'Aspet Audressein

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Col de Portet d'Aspet - Audressein

Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 3.1 %

Length: 18.14 km

Altitude start: 512 m

Altitude top: 1069 m

Ascent: 557 m

Col de Portet d'Aspet rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 6403 (all)
Ranking France: 1542 (all)
Ranking Pyrenees: 382(all)
Difficulty score: 42.13 what?

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Not the most difficult climb, but known for its falls, not at least because of the fall of Fabio Casartelli. The climb itself only has a difficult finish, after you pass Saint-Lary.

The Col de Portet d'Aspet is situated in Midi-Pyrenees. This climb belongs to the Pyrenees. Starting from Audressein, the Col de Portet d'Aspet ascent is 18.14 km long. Over this distance, you climb 557 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 3.1 %.

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Since 2005, the Col de Portet d'Aspet will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Tour de France 2015 :  Lannemezan - Plateau de Beille on 16/07/2015
Tour de France 2014 :  Carcassonne -Bagnères-de-Luchon on 22/07/2014
Tour de France 2013 :  Saint-Girons - Bagnères-de-Bigorre on 07/07/2013
Tour de France 2010 :  Pamiers > Bagnères-de-Luchon on 19/07/2010
Tour de France 2007 :  Foix > Loudenvielle - Le Louron on 23/07/2007

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Story by Luke Earley from Southampton, United Kingdom, submitted on 09/11/2011
Real climb starts with 4.5km to go. It''s worth stopping at the Casartelli monument just after the climb starts to ramp up. The climb is mostly shady with a cafe and parking at the top.
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