Col de l'Iseran cycling
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Col de l'Iseran (2764)m

The Col de l'Iseran is situated in Rhone-Alpes. Starting from Bourg Saint Maurice, the Col de l'Iseran ascent is 48 km long, climbing 1955 height meters. The average percentage for the climb is 4.1 percent

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From Bourg St Maurice  - north - [Average gradient: 4.1% - Maximum gradient : 12% - Distance 48km - Height gain 1955m]

The Col de l'Iseran is the highest paved mountain pass in the Alps and is situated in the department of Savoie in France near the border with Italy. It is crossed by the D902. The pass is part of the Route des Grandes Alpes and connects the valley of the Isère and the valley of the Arc River between Val-d'Isère in the north and Bonneval-sur-Arc in the south.

The Col was first used in the Tour de France in 1938 and has been used less than 10 times since then.

 

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