French Alps: 1042 climbs

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In the region French Alps cyclists can find 1042 interesting climbs between 7 and 2802 meters above sea level. Col du Galibier is the toughest ascent with difficulty score of 1612. Climbs have an average length of 9.1km and 529 meters total ascent. climbfinder users shared 0 reviews/stories of this climb and uploaded 0 photos.

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Ranking list French Alps

Progress to good coverage
90%
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Col du Galibier
Col du Galibier
85 famous beautiful
34.8km
5.5%
5.5% 1612
Col de la Loze from Brides les Bains
Col de la Loze from Brides les Bains
8 famous beautiful
21.4km
7.7%
7.7% 1471
La Saussaz from Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte
La Saussaz from Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte
13
15.5km
9%
9% 1454
Mont Ventoux
4
Mont Ventoux
117 famous beautiful
20.8km
7.7%
7.7% 1352
Signal de Bisanne from Ugine / L'Arcy
5
Signal de Bisanne from Ugine / L'Arcy
4
20.2km
7.4%
7.4% 1347
Col de la Madeleine
6
Col de la Madeleine
12 famous beautiful
19.6km
7.7%
7.7% 1305
Signal de Bisanne from Queige
7
Signal de Bisanne from Queige
beautiful hidden
16.6km
8.1%
8.1% 1294
Mont Ventoux from Malaucène
8
Mont Ventoux from Malaucène
63 famous beautiful
21km
7.5%
7.5% 1288
Val Pelouse from La Rochette
9
Val Pelouse from La Rochette
1 beautiful hidden
16.4km
8.3%
8.3% 1286
Col de la Bonette
10
Col de la Bonette
31 famous beautiful
23.3km
6.8%
6.8% 1281
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Chemin des Riffroids
Chemin des Riffroids
0.4km
16.9%
16.9% 112
Mur de Monieux from Monieux
Mur de Monieux from Monieux
2
1.4km
13%
13% 265
Bastille de Grenoble
Bastille de Grenoble
5 famous beautiful
2km
13%
13% 416
Le Caire from Tourettes-sur-Loup
4
Le Caire from Tourettes-sur-Loup
beautiful
3.1km
12.9%
12.9% 574
Chemin du Clos d'Embertrand
5
Chemin du Clos d'Embertrand
hidden
0.8km
12.4%
12.4% 137
Le Champel
6
Le Champel
hidden
2km
12.3%
12.3% 398
Chemin Vieux from Briançon
7
Chemin Vieux from Briançon
0.5km
12.1%
12.1% 90
Le Crozat from Saint Gervais les Bains
8
Le Crozat from Saint Gervais les Bains
beautiful
4.2km
12%
12% 692
Mur de Courmettes from Le Prieuré
9
Mur de Courmettes from Le Prieuré
beautiful
4.4km
11.8%
11.8% 678
La Scia
10
La Scia
beautiful hidden
3.4km
11.7%
11.7% 507
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Col de l'Iseran
Col de l'Iseran
27 famous beautiful
47.4km
4.1%
4.1% 1261
Val Thorens from Moutiers
Val Thorens from Moutiers
36.3km
4.9%
4.9% 1269
Col du Galibier
Col du Galibier
85 famous beautiful
34.8km
5.5%
5.5% 1612
Col du Galibier from Briançon
4
Col du Galibier from Briançon
16 famous
34.8km
4%
4% 782
Col de la Cornille from Fayence
5
Col de la Cornille from Fayence
34.5km
3.2%
3.2% 715
Col du Lautaret
6
Col du Lautaret
13 beautiful
33.9km
3.9%
3.9% 833
Col de la Pigière from Sisteron
7
Col de la Pigière from Sisteron
beautiful
33.5km
1.5%
1.5% 145
Le Prioux from Moutiers
8
Le Prioux from Moutiers
beautiful
32.4km
3.9%
3.9% 773
Col de l'Iseran from Lanslebourg
9
Col de l'Iseran from Lanslebourg
22 famous beautiful
32.2km
4.2%
4.2% 1151
Col de la Sine from Peymeinade
10
Col de la Sine from Peymeinade
hidden
31.6km
2.9%
2.9% 537
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Col du Galibier
Col du Galibier
85 famous beautiful
34.8km
5.5%
5.5% 1612
Col de l'Iseran
Col de l'Iseran
27 famous beautiful
47.4km
4.1%
4.1% 1261
Val Thorens from Moutiers
Val Thorens from Moutiers
36.3km
4.9%
4.9% 1269
Col de la Bonette from Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée
4
Col de la Bonette from Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée
11 famous beautiful
25.4km
6.5%
6.5% 1260
Col de la Loze from Brides les Bains
5
Col de la Loze from Brides les Bains
8 famous beautiful
21.4km
7.7%
7.7% 1471
Mont Ventoux
6
Mont Ventoux
117 famous beautiful
20.8km
7.7%
7.7% 1352
Col de la Bonette
7
Col de la Bonette
31 famous beautiful
23.3km
6.8%
6.8% 1281
Col de la Madeleine from Feissons-sur-Isère
8
Col de la Madeleine from Feissons-sur-Isère
12 famous beautiful
25.9km
6.1%
6.1% 1215
Mont Ventoux from Malaucène
9
Mont Ventoux from Malaucène
63 famous beautiful
21km
7.5%
7.5% 1288
Col de la Croix-de-Fer
10
Col de la Croix-de-Fer
17 famous beautiful
28.1km
5.1%
5.1% 1209

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Cycling routes French Alps

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Name Distance Total ascent Climbs
7 Majeurs
7 Majeurs
362.6km 10673m 7
La Marmotte
La Marmotte
176.7km 5368m 3
Granfondo Serre Chevalier
Granfondo Serre Chevalier
146.2km 3567m 4
La Risoul Queyras
La Risoul Queyras
140.3km 3745m 5
Cinglé du Mont Ventoux
Cinglé du Mont Ventoux
135.5km 4420m 3
Beaufortain Extreme
Beaufortain Extreme
125.5km 3843m 2
Les 3 Cols
Les 3 Cols
119.2km 3268m 3
Tour of Izoard
Tour of Izoard
97.1km 2148m 5
Tour du Lac de Serre-Ponçon
Tour du Lac de Serre-Ponçon
85.3km 2072m 5
Tour the Mont Ours
Tour the Mont Ours
76.5km 2121m 3

Regions

Provence & Riviera 4-2802m 1352
Hautes Alpes 577-2744m 1210
La Maurienne 328-2770m 1612
Bourg d'Oisans 369-2642m 1612
Annecy 305-1935m 1347
Serre Ponçon 643-2802m 1281
Grenoble 191-2103m 1191
Genève 418-1748m 1074
Briançon 875-2744m 1058

Regions nearby

Alps 5-2802m 3031
Italian Alps 5-2757m 3031
Swiss Alps 210-2501m 1674
Apennine Mountains 4-2142m 1537
Jura Mountains 207-1616m 1368
Ain 207-1502m 1368
Provence & Riviera 4-2802m 1352
Hautes Alpes 577-2744m 1210
Cévennes 93-1561m 1034
Massif Central 114-1608m 1034
Ardèche 75-1508m 630

Average climb

Difficulty points
409
Gradient
6%
Length
9.1km
Total ascent
529m

Road surface condition

64% 29% 7%
Based on 1112 votes
These are average ratings of all reviews on the road surface condition of the climbs in this region.

Traffic

63% 26% 11%
Based on 1101 votes
These are average ratings of all reviews about the traffic density of the climbs in this region.

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Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux

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Alpe d'Huez

Alpe d'Huez

famous beautiful
Col du Galibier

Col du Galibier

famous beautiful
Mont Ventoux from Malaucène

Mont Ventoux from Malaucène

famous beautiful
 

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Users with most climbs

Name Climbs Ranking list
JFK JFK
137 out of 1042
WillaertMario WillaertMario
113 out of 1042
armandgilson armandgilson
112 out of 1042
Rogier Rogier
92 out of 1042
4
Vdm Vdm
88 out of 1042
5
Franck Franck
87 out of 1042
6
jafvankessel jafvankessel
49 out of 1042
7
patrickbaert patrickbaert
43 out of 1042
8
Paul-P Paul-P
42 out of 1042
9
Dino Dino
42 out of 1042
9

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