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Les Communes

Elevation profile Les Communes
Elevation profile Les Communes
Elevation profile Les Communes
108
difficulty points
14.7%
avg. gradient
19.3%
steepest 100 meters
0.5km
length
69m
total ascent

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Les Communes is a climb in the region Pays de Liège. It is 0.5km long and bridges 69 vertical meters with an average gradient of 14.7%, resulting in a difficulty score of 108. The top of the ascent is located at 150 meters above sea level. Climbfinder users shared 3 reviews/stories of this climb and uploaded 5 photos.

Road name: Rue les Croupets

by Kevin
This is an automatic translation, the original language is: Dutch.
Short, but ultra steep climb near the banks of the Meuse. Had added this one to my Flèche Wallonne ride, also to be found on climbfinder.com. The road surface is very good by Walloon standards. Once at the top, the road is blocked to prevent traffic going downhill. The roadblock (see picture) is n... read more
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Cycling routes

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Name Distance Total ascent Climbs
The dirty slopes of industrial Wallonia
The dirty slopes of industrial Wallonia
132.1km 2456m 24

Statistics

Les Communes
This climb
Pays de Liège
157 climbs
Liège Province
1162 climbs
Belgian Ardennes
1678 climbs
Ardennes
1882 climbs
Wallonia
3481 climbs
Belgium
5554 climbs
Europe
20708 climbs
Difficulty points
108
4
rank
30
rank
197
56% easier than
Stockeu
rank
321
69% easier than
Col de Haussire
rank
400
69% easier than
Col de Haussire
rank
360
69% easier than
Col de Haussire
rank
370
69% easier than
Col de Haussire
rank
9010
Average gradient
14.7%
rank
2
6% less steep than
Bois Saint-Lambert
rank
4
14% less steep than
Edelstrasse from Eupen
rank
2
rank
2
rank
5
14% less steep than
Edelstrasse from Eupen
rank
5
14% less steep than
Edelstrasse from Eupen
rank
125
51% less steep than
Calçada do Rêgo Lameiro
Length
0.5km
rank
149
rank
1096
rank
1630
rank
1829
rank
3240
rank
4901
rank
19400
Total ascent
69m
rank
119
66% less ascent than
Sur Limoges from Tilff
rank
622
rank
1035
rank
1176
rank
1468
rank
1562
rank
12940
97% less ascent than
Pico Veleta

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Beautiful scenery
Hidden gem
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Climbing times

7 km/h 00:04:01
11 km/h 00:02:33
15 km/h 00:01:52
19 km/h 00:01:29

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Reviews/stories (2)

Kevin
9 Mo
This is an automatic translation, the original language is: Dutch. Show original

Short, but ultra steep climb near the banks of the Meuse. Had added this one to my Flèche Wallonne ride, also to be found on climbfinder.com.
The road surface is very good by Walloon standards. Once at the top, the road is blocked to prevent traffic going downhill. The roadblock (see picture) is not a problem for cyclists. If you are in the neighbourhood, don't leave it there. The legs will be on fire anyway....

Korte, maar ultrasteile beklimming vlakbij de oevers van de Maas. Had deze toegevoegd aan mijn Waalse Pijl rit, eveneens te vinden op climbfinder.com.
Het wegdek is naar Waalse normen erg goed. Eens boven is de weg versperd om geen verkeer in dalende richting toe te laten. De versperring (zie foto) is echter geen probleem voor de fietser. Als je in buurt bent, niet laten liggen. De benen zullen hoe dan ook in brand staan...

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Blou4480
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The climb is now forbidden to cars. On the other hand, it is still passable by bike. The information on the site is correct, however the hill goes on for another hundred meters or so at 10%. You just have to be careful at the crossroads, which you can see clearly on the map, even if the place is not very busy. At the top of the whole (so continuing the climb after the crossroads), turn right for a few metres and admire the view over the Meuse valley and the town of Amay.
From a sporty point of view, the gradients are really high, even on foot, but it is possible to manage because the hardest part is in the first part. It's short and fortunately it's a resistance effort.
For the amateurs, there are a lot of similar walls nearby. The Huy wall is only 10km away, the same for the Cherave street, the Riga wall (22%) even closer. At the entrance of Machin there are some nice raidars like the old third of Huy or the climb of Triffoys (road as little known as easy). The difference in altitude of each climb is small, between 90 and 160m, but the repetition wears a man out. 1000m of high % gradient in 50km are quite possible in the area.

La montée est désormais interdite aux voitures. Par contre, ça passe toujours à vélo. Ce qui est renseigné sur le site est correct, toutefois la côte se prolonge encore d'une centaine de mètres à 10%. Il faut juste faire attention au carrefour qu'on voit bien sur le plan, même si l'endroit est peu fréquenté. Au sommet de l'ensemble (donc en continuant la montée après le carrefour), prenez à droite sur quelques mètres et admirez la vue sur la vallée de la Meuse et la commune d'Amay.
Point de vue sportif, les pourcentages sont vraiment élevés, même à pied, mais il y a moyen de gérer car le plus dur est dans la première partie. C'est court et heureusement car il s'agit d'un effort en résistance.
Pour les amateurs, il y a moyen de faire pas mal de murs du même genre pas loin. Le mur de Huy n'est qu'à 10km de là, idem pour la rue Cherave, le thier Riga (22%) encore plus près. A l'entrée de Machin on trouve des beaux raidars comme le vieux tiers de Huy ou la montée du Triffoys (route aussi peu connue que facile). Le dénivelé de chaque côte est faible, entre 90 et 160m, mais la répétition use un homme. 1000m de dénivelé à fort % en 50km sont tout à fait possible dans la région.

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