Côté du Baron from Privas

Elevation profile Côté du Baron from Privas
Elevation profile Côté du Baron from Privas
Elevation profile Côté du Baron from Privas
516
difficulty points
6.2%
avg. gradient
14.5%
steepest 100 meter
9.2km
length
577m
total ascent

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Côté du Baron from Privas is a climb in the region Ardèche. It is 9.2km long and bridges 577 vertical meters with an average gradient of 6.2%, resulting in a difficulty score of 516. The top of the ascent is located at 823 meters above sea level. Climbfinder users shared 4 reviews/stories of this climb and uploaded 0 photos.

Road names: D2, Route de Comérac & chemin de la Côté du Baron

by Jelle
This is an automatic translation, the original language is: Dutch.
This is a real calves biter, climbing time indicates 13% but the boreden 15% and from experience I say go for the latter. It is a nice climb to do but you must persevere. The last part on the plateau is a bit boring but then you can recover a bit from the high % earlier in the climb. I do recommend ... read more
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Statistics

Côté du Baron from Privas
This climb
Ardèche
111 climbs
Massif Central
882 climbs
France
4563 climbs
Europe
17062 climbs
Difficulty points
516
2
rank
7
rank
32
rank
548
68% easier than
Col du Galibier
rank
2140
Average gradient
6.2%
rank
20
40% less steep than
Côte de Toulaud
rank
179
58% less steep than
Chemin de Saint-Julien
rank
1307
63% less steep than
Chemin des Riffroids
rank
5204
77% less steep than
Calçada das Carquejeiras
Length
9.2km
rank
49
rank
242
74% shorter than
Mont Aigoual from Le Vigan
rank
1107
81% shorter than
Col de l'Iseran
rank
3083
Total ascent
577m
rank
28
rank
107
rank
762
72% less ascent than
Col du Galibier
rank
2587
79% less ascent than
Pico Veleta

Classification

Famous climb
Beautiful scenery
Hidden gem
3 hairpin turns

Road surface condition

43% 43% 14%
Based on 7 votes
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Traffic

86% 14% 0%
Based on 7 votes
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Climbing times

7 km/h 01:18:49
11 km/h 00:50:09
15 km/h 00:36:47
19 km/h 00:29:02

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Jelle
2 y
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This is a real calves biter, climbing time indicates 13% but the boreden 15% and from experience I say go for the latter. It is a nice climb to do but you must persevere. The last part on the plateau is a bit boring but then you can recover a bit from the high % earlier in the climb. I do recommend descending via the Col du Benas if you have to go back to Privas, it is much better tarmac and wider roads, there you can descend more beautiful and safer.

Dit is een echte kuitenbijter, klimtijd geeft 13% aan maar de boreden 15% en uit ervaring zeg ik ga maar uit van het laatste. Het is een leuke beklimming im te doen maar je moet wel doorzetten. Het laatste stuk op de hoogvlakt is overigens wel een beetje saai maar dan kan je een beetje bijkomen van de hoge % eerder op de klim. Ik raad wel aan om te dalen via de Col du Benas als je weer richting Privas moet, is veel beter asfalt en bredere wegen, daar kan je mooier en veiliger dalen.

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Richard Vrieling
2 y
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In my report on cycling in the Ardeche there is also a piece about this climb: http://www.fietsen-reizen-schrijven.nl/fietsen/fietsen-in-de-ardeche-beklimming-naar-berzeme-d7-en-cote-du-baron/

The climb gives you the feeling to be on a long version of the steep side of the Gulperberg. With sections up to 16%, the first 5 km this is a real calf biter and energy eater. You can feel this in your entire body.

In mijn verslag over het fietsen in de Ardeche staat ook een stukje over deze beklimming: http://www.fietsen-reizen-schrijven.nl/fietsen/fietsen-in-de-ardeche-beklimming-naar-berzeme-d7-en-cote-du-baron/

De beklimming geeft je het gevoel op een lange versie van de steile kant van de Gulperberg te zitten. Met stukken tot 16% is dit de eerste 5 kilometer een echte kuitenbijter en energievreter. Deze voel je in je hele lijf.

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Michiel
5 y
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There are some very difficult parts in this climb and with 35 degrees it was tough. When I rode it, there was a lot of traffic, especially french people who went up and down very fast. I also found the road surface not very good, especially in the descent it bothered me and my chain.

Er zitten een aantal hele lastige stukken in deze beklimming en met 35 graden was het pittig. Toen ik er reed was er wel veel verkeer, vooral Fransen die erg hard omhoog en naar beneden gingen. Ook het wegdek vond ik niet best, vooral in de afdaling had ik en mijn ketting er last van.

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Cees
5 y
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Tricky climb the given percentages are not quite right, slightly steeper, nevertheless a nice slopestyle.

Lastig klimmetje de aan gegeven stijgingspercentages kloppen niet helemaal ietsje steiler, desalniettemin een lekker sloppertje.

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