La Montagne de Lure

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Elevation profile La Montagne de Lure
Elevation profile La Montagne de Lure
Elevation profile La Montagne de Lure
711
difficulty points
6%
avg. gradient
13.9%
steepest 100 meters
17.6km
length
1058m
total ascent

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La Montagne de Lure is a climb in the region Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. It is 17.6km long and bridges 1058 vertical meters with an average gradient of 6%, resulting in a difficulty score of 711. The top of the ascent is located at 1746 meters above sea level. Climbfinder users shared 6 reviews of this climb and uploaded 14 photos.

Road name: D53

4.0 by Cromagnon
This is an automatic translation, the original language is: French.
It's mostly long. But it's gentle and gradual. The mountain of Lure climbs well. The road is clean, but be careful, some of the bends are lined with gravel. So you have to be very careful on the descent. I didn't come across a single motorised vehicle. The view just before reaching t... read more
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La Montagne de Lure from Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues
This climb
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
150 climbs
Provence
730 climbs
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
968 climbs
French Alps
1782 climbs
Alps
5066 climbs
France
12901 climbs
Europe
45502 climbs
Difficulty points
711
rank
6
rank
37
rank
47
rank
241
56% easier than
Col du Galibier
rank
1273
rank
369
56% easier than
Col du Galibier
rank
2163
Average gradient
6%
rank
63
47% less steep than
Plaine de Barbaro from Riez
rank
239
rank
371
65% less steep than
Barreau de Patac
rank
964
rank
3287
77% less steep than
Muro di Cassone
rank
4757
rank
16253
80% less steep than
Calçada do Rêgo Lameiro
Length
17.6km
rank
8
rank
38
rank
43
rank
121
63% shorter than
Col de l'Iséran
rank
462
rank
285
63% shorter than
Col de l'Iséran
rank
1448
Total ascent
1058m
rank
6
33% less ascent than
Col de la Bonette
rank
32
rank
38
rank
136
49% less ascent than
Col du Galibier
rank
606
50% less ascent than
Colle del Nivolet
rank
207
49% less ascent than
Col du Galibier
rank
1121

Classification

Famous climb
Beautiful scenery
Hidden gem
19 hairpin turns

Road surface condition

73% 20% 7%
Based on 15 votes
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Traffic

87% 7% 7%
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Climbing times

7 km/h 02:30:41
11 km/h 01:35:53
15 km/h 01:10:19
19 km/h 00:55:31

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Reviews (6)

Cromagnon
8 Mo 4.0
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It's mostly long. But it's gentle and gradual. The mountain of Lure climbs well. The road is clean, but be careful, some of the bends are lined with gravel. So you have to be very careful on the descent. I didn't come across a single motorised vehicle. The view just before reaching the summit is quite majestic. A good rehearsal before the Ventoux.

C’est surtout long. Mais, c’est doux et progressif. Elle se monte bien, cette montagne de Lure. La route est propre mais attention, certains virages sont garnis de gravillons. Donc, il faut être très attentif dans la descente. Je n’ai pas croisé un seul véhicule motorisé. La vue juste avant d’arriver au sommet est assez majestueuse. Une bonne répétition avant le Ventoux.

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JeroenNuyens
11 Mo 4.0 01:29:05 (11.8km/h)
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I drove up the col 'in the morning and it was almost completely in the shade (fortunately because I had forgotten to put on sun cream), but that also means that while climbing you see little of the surroundings. When you reach the top, however, you have a beautiful view. Especially if you stop at the viewpoint just before the summit in the sharp right turn. I did the climb the 2nd week of July, but it was super quiet and also very few cars's driving up. In short, a very pleasant and fun climb that is quite doable, because despite being a long climb, it is never very steep.

Ik reed de col 's morgens op en deze was bijna volledig in de schaduw (gelukkig want ik was zonnecrème vergeten te smeren), maar dat wil ook zeggen dat je tijdens het klimmen weinig van de omgeving ziet. Wanneer je echter boven bent, heb je een prachtig uitzicht. Zeker als je even halt houdt aan het uitzichtpunt net voor de top in de scherpe rechtse bocht. Ik deed de klim de 2e week van juli, maar het was super rustig en ook heel weinig auto's die naar boven rijden. Kortom een zeer aangename en leuke klim die goed te doen is, want ondanks dat het een lange klim is, is hij nooit heel steil.

PhilippeLebeau
1 y 5.0 01:16:23 (13.8km/h)
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A very nice climb, partly shaded for 4/5 of the distance. An accessible climb in terms of difficulty but you have to manage your effort because 18 kms is long. The surface is correct. At the top a wonderful panorama awaits you. For those who are not interested in timing, there is a beautiful panorama of the north side at 1600m from the summit in a hairpin bend. If you are doing a time trial, once you reach the top, take your courage and come back down to this spot and enjoy the view. The last 2 km are easy, ideal for a refresher course.

Très belle montée pour partie ombragée sur les 4/5 ème de la distance. Une montée accessible en terme de difficulté mais il faut gérer son effort car 18 kms, c'est long. Le revêtement est correct. En haut un formidable panorama vous attend. Pour ceux qui ne sont pas pour faire un chrono, il y a à 1600m du sommet dans un virage en épingle un panorama sur le versant Nord de toute beauté. Si vous faites un chrono, arrivé au sommet, prenez votre courage pour redescendre à cet endroit et appréciez le point de vue. Les 2 derniers kms sont faciles, l'idéal pour se refaire une santé.

Stef
3 y 4.0
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Very similar to the Ventoux and therefore its little brother, definitely recommended.

Zeer vergelijkbaar met de Ventoux en daardoor ook het kleine broertje ervan, zeker een aanrader.

tommie
3 y 5.0 01:26:00 (12.3km/h)
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The little brother of the Ventoux. At the bottom, lots of vegetation and sometimes a view at a hairpin bend, later you imagine yourself in the Alps when the road width halves. If you are at the top, super nice view and 10x quieter than the Ventoux!

Het kleine broertje van de Ventoux. Onderaan nog veel vegetatie en soms een vergezicht bij een haarspeldbocht, later waan je je in de Alpen wanneer de weg qua breedte halveert. Als je boven bent, super mooi uitzicht en 10x rustiger dan de Ventoux!

Wiffe
3 y
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On the Sommet de Lure you can go even higher with the gravelbike or mtb to Signal de Lure. With the road bike you can continue on the plateau to Col du Pas de la Graille 1597 altimeters. Beautiful quiet area a stone's throw from Circus Ventoux.

Op de Sommet de Lure kan je met de gravelbike of mtb nog hoger naar Signal de Lure. Met de racefiets kan je op het plateau nog even verder naar Col du Pas de la Graille 1597 hoogtemeters. Prachtige rustige omgeving op een boogscheut van Circus Ventoux.

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