Elevation profile Col de Peyresourde
Elevation profile Col de Peyresourde
Elevation profile Col de Peyresourde
651
difficulty points
4.9%
avg. gradient
14.4%
steepest 100 meters
18.2km
length
888m
total ascent

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Col de Peyresourde is a climb in the region Occitania. It is 18.2km long and bridges 888 vertical meters with an average gradient of 4.9%, resulting in a difficulty score of 651. The top of the ascent is located at 1568 meters above sea level. Climbfinder users shared 4 reviews/stories of this climb and uploaded 8 photos.

Road names: Route du Luchon & D618

This is an automatic translation, the original language is: Dutch.
Not a goal as such, but if you're in the area you might as well take this one with you. Lots of traffic on the D618 from Arreau towards Avajan. Then the beautiful part of the col begins with a beautiful valley on your right. That last kilometer is a tough one.... read more
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Col de Peyresourde from Arreau
This climb
Occitania
819 climbs
French Pyrenees
408 climbs
Pyrenees
669 climbs
France
5879 climbs
Europe
23133 climbs
Difficulty points
651
1
rank
78
rank
98
rank
129
rank
393
60% easier than
Col du Galibier
rank
1835
Average gradient
4.9%
rank
487
68% less steep than
Chemin de Saint-Julien
rank
297
66% less steep than
Mur de Saint-Lizier
rank
464
79% less steep than
Passatge Vall d'Incles
rank
3103
71% less steep than
Chemin des Riffroids
rank
11783
84% less steep than
Calçada do Rêgo Lameiro
Length
18.2km
rank
50
48% shorter than
Mont Aigoual from Le Vigan
rank
41
rank
75
rank
211
62% shorter than
Col de l'Iseran
rank
861
Total ascent
888m
rank
68
rank
78
rank
115
rank
324
57% less ascent than
Col du Galibier
rank
1373

Classification

Famous climb
Beautiful scenery
Hidden gem
2 hairpin turns

Road surface condition

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Climbing times

7 km/h 02:35:58
11 km/h 01:39:15
15 km/h 01:12:47
19 km/h 00:57:27

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Reviews/stories (4)

Fietsmaatje
1 y
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Not a goal as such, but if you're in the area you might as well take this one with you. Lots of traffic on the D618 from Arreau towards Avajan. Then the beautiful part of the col begins with a beautiful valley on your right. That last kilometer is a tough one.

Geen doel op zich, maar als je dan toch in de buurt bent pak je deze maar mee. Veel verkeer op de D618 vanuit Arreau richting Avajan. Daarna begint het mooie gedeelte van de col met een prachtige vallei aan je rechterzijde. Die laatste kilometer hakt er wel in.

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Jozef-Kempen
1 y
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Nice climb which is not too difficult in the beginning. The gradient increases as you go higher and higher on your bike. Not always easy. But for each climb, one should work on his condition beforehand. Cycled up this side, but the photos are mainly photographed on the other side.

Mooie beklimming die in het begin niet al te moeilijk is. Het stijgingspercentage loopt op als men hoger en hoger rijdt met de fiets. Niet altijd gemakkelijk. Maar voor elke beklimming geldt dat men vooraf dient te werken aan zijn conditie. Langs deze kant naar boven gefietst, maar de foto's zijn voornamelijk gefotografeerd aan de andere zijde.

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patrickbaert
1 y
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Longer side of this Tour classic climbed starting from Arreau.
First part (10 km) is a long slightly uphill run to warm up with heavy traffic along the river which forms the Vallée de Louron.
At the roundabout when entering Avajan, after a slight descent, the real climbing starts with a continuous average of 8% up to the top. This is also where the cycling information signs appear every kilometre (distance to the top/altitude/and average gradient next kilometre). The route is slightly winding wide road, except for some long bends and 2 hairpin bends. Pass height on the ridge comes into view from afar and, in addition to drink/dining facilities, has the large boundary post as an eye-catcher marking the separation between the Haute Garonne and Hautes Pyrenées departments.
This is where Froome started his spectacular descent attack to Luchon in 2016.

Col de Peyresourde is a classic whose two sides should be on your cycling program.
I personally found the other side (from Luchon) more beautiful and slightly tougher.
In comparison with the other Tour classics Tourmalet/Aubisque/Aspin it is the little brother in all its aspects!

Langere zijde van deze Tourklassieker beklommen vertrekkend uit Arreau.
Eerste deel (10 km) is een lange licht stijgende aanloop als opwarming met druk verkeer langs de rivier die de Vallée de Louron vormt.
Aan rond punt bij binnenrijden van Avajan volgt na een lichte afdaling de echte start van het klimwerk met continu rond de 8% gemiddeld tot de top. Hier verschijnen dan ook de fietsinfobordjes elke kilometer (afstand tot de top/hoogte/en gemiddeld stijgingspercentage volgende kilometer). De route is licht kronkelende brede weg , op enkele lange bochten en 2 haarspeldbochten na. Pashoogte op de bergkam komt van ver in het zicht en heeft naast drank/eetgelegenheid de grote grenspaal als blikvanger die de scheiding tussen de departementen Haute Garonne en Hautes Pyrenées aangeeft.
Hier startte Froome in 2016 zijn spectaculaire afdalingsaanval naar Luchon.

Col de Peyresourde is een klassieker waarvan de twee kanten op je fietsprogramma moeten staan.
Ik vond persoonlijk de andere zijde (vanuit Luchon) mooier en iets zwaarder.
In vergelijking met de andere Tour klassiekers Tourmalet/Aubisque/Aspin is het toch het kleine broertje in al zijn aspecten!

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Joop
5 y
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Dull approach, but then it becomes worthwhile. We recommend taking the exit to the right and cycling over the Peyregude. After the roundabout, descend a bit and you come out at the finish of the Peyresourde. Is slightly longer, but beautiful.

Saaie aanloop, maar dan wordt-ie de moeite waard. Aanrader is de afslag naar rechts te nemen en over de Peyregude te fietsen. Na de rotonde een stukje afdalen en je komt uit bij de finish van de Peyresourde. Is iets langer, maar wel mooi.

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