Elevation profile Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Elevation profile Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Elevation profile Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
1109
difficulty points
7.9%
avg. gradient
13.9%
steepest 100 meters
15.3km
length
1215m
total ascent

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Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort is a climb in the region Ain. It is 15.3km long and bridges 1215 vertical meters with an average gradient of 7.9%, resulting in a difficulty score of 1109. The top of the ascent is located at 1499 meters above sea level. Climbfinder users shared 6 reviews of this climb and uploaded 9 photos.

Road names: D120a & D120 & Route du Grand Colombier

by Bas
This is an automatic translation, the original language is: Dutch.
Done on 17-09-2018 it was a hot sunny day, that made the climb tough especially because it was hard to find some cooling in the shade. The road is mostly N S v.v. Which means that at noon the sun is right above you! So here's my tip: On a hot day leave before 9 o'clock or around 1400 hours... read more
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Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort

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Statistics

Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
This climb
Ain
144 climbs
Jura
463 climbs
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
2656 climbs
France
12901 climbs
Europe
45438 climbs
Difficulty points
1109
rank
3
rank
7
rank
45
31% easier than
Col du Galibier
rank
64
31% easier than
Col du Galibier
rank
521
Average gradient
7.9%
rank
20
rank
80
rank
454
rank
1788
rank
6877
73% less steep than
Calçada do Rêgo Lameiro
Length
15.3km
rank
12
rank
29
rank
194
68% shorter than
Col de l'Iséran
rank
441
68% shorter than
Col de l'Iséran
rank
2110
Total ascent
1215m
rank
4
5% less ascent than
Col du Grand Colombier
rank
6
5% less ascent than
Col du Grand Colombier
rank
70
41% less ascent than
Col du Galibier
rank
121
41% less ascent than
Col du Galibier
rank
652

Classification

Famous climb
Beautiful scenery
Hidden gem
6 hairpin turns

Road surface condition

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Based on 4 votes
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Traffic

100% 0% 0%
Based on 6 votes
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Climbing times

7 km/h 02:11:17
11 km/h 01:23:32
15 km/h 01:01:16
19 km/h 00:48:22

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Reviews (6)

WormDictateur
10 Mo 4.0
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Not the most beautiful of slopes, because from Anglefort to the junction with the Culoz road there's no panorama, most of it being undergrowth.
The rest, and especially the end, are well worth the diversions
Not the most beautiful, but far from the easiest. The 34x28 was the right size!

Pas le plus beau des versants, parce que depuis Anglefort jusqu'à la jonction avec la route de Culoz il n'y a pas de panorama, on est en sous-bois majoritairement.
La suite, et surtout la fin, valent le détour
Pas le plus beau, mais loin d'être le plus facile en revanche. Le 34x28 était de mise!

Cromagnon
1 y 5.0
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The first half of the climb is quite painful. Especially as I climbed in the fog and mist. So I won't talk about the landscape and the view at the top. I will come back to see what is to be seen. In any case, it's a pass to do, that's for sure.

La première moitié de l'ascension est assez douloureuse. D'autant que je suis monté dans le brouillard et la brume. Je ne parlerai donc pas du paysage et de la vue en haut du sommet. Je reviendrai pour voir ce qui est à voir. En tout cas, c'est un col à faire, c'est certain.

Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
peterfietser
1 y 5.0
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Tough climb but very rewarding. Left early. Almost at the top, the view unfolded. Green surroundings. The steep descent to Artemare is tricky. Better via the less steep route

Zware klim maar zeer de moeite waard. Vroeg vertrokken. Bijna boven ontvouwd zich het uitzicht. Groene omgeving. De steile afdaling naar Artemare is link. Beter via de minder steile route

Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
peterfietser
1 y 4.0
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Heavy climb. After 10 km it flattens out and you can go to the top reasonably relaxed.
Descent on the other side to Artemare is dangerous. Better to go via Lochieu. Less steep descent.

Zware klim. Na 10km vlakt het af en kan je redelijk relaxt naar de top.
Afdaling aan andere kant naar Artemare is link. Je kunt beter via Lochieu gaan. Is minder stijl naar beneden.

Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
jurgend
2 y 5.0

Nice climb, not to may cars/motorcycles. Overall the road is in good condition. Once at the top you've a nice view of the valley. As all the climbs here, you get signs next to the road with number of kilometers to go , and the average gradient for the next kilometer.

Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
Col du Grand Colombier from Anglefort
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Bas
5 y
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Done on 17-09-2018 it was a hot sunny day, that made the climb tough especially because it was hard to find some cooling in the shade. The road is mostly N S v.v. Which means that at noon the sun is right above you! So here's my tip: On a hot day leave before 9 o'clock or around 1400 hours then you have nice shade of the trees. Greetings Bas

Gedaan op 17-09-2018 het was een warme zonnige dag, dat maakte de klim zwaar vooral omdat het lastig was wat verkoeling te vinden in de schaduw. De weg ligt grotendeels namelijk N Z v.v. Wat betekent dat in het middaguur de zon precies boven je staat! Dus bij deze mijn tip: Op een warme dag vertrekken voor 9 uur of v.a. een uur of 1400 dan heb je lekker schaduw van de bomen. Groetjes Bas