Sign at the summit
|Elevation||2,250 m (7,382 ft)|
|Coordinates||44°17′50″N 06°35′39″E / 44.29722°N 6.59417°ECoordinates: 44°17′50″N 06°35′39″E / 44.29722°N 6.59417°E|
Location of Col d'Allos
Between 1911 and 1939, the Col d'Allos barely missed a year in the Tour de France (one of the most popular cols). François Faber was the first rider to cross the pass in 1911 and since then, it has been part of the route 33 times. It was last part of the 2000 Tour, (13th stage) when Pascal Hervé was the first to summit, in 2015 the mountain was again visited by Tour de France at Stage 17 this was won by Simon Geschke.
Details of the climb
The northern side from Barcelonette is 17.5 km long, climbing 1,108 m (3,635 ft) at an average of 6.3%.
Starting from Colmars, the climb is 23.6 km gaining 1,005 m (3,297 ft), resulting in an average of 4.3%.
On both sides mountain pass cycling milestones are placed approximately every kilometre. They indicate the current height, the distance to the summit, the average slope in the following passage, as well as the number of the street (D908).
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- d´Allos (Col d´Allos) - Tour Facts
- Le Col d'Allos dans le Tour de France (French)
- Col d'Allos on Google Maps (Tour de France classic climbs)
- Cycling up to the Col d'Allos: data, profile, map, photos and description