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Cormet de Roselend (1968)m

The Cormet de Roselend climbs up to 1967 metres fromm Beaufort ovet the Col de Meraillet

Description

From Beaufort - [Average gradient: 6% - Maximum gradient : 10.0% - Distance 20.3km - Height gain 1227m]

Cormet de Roselend (el. 1967 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Alps in the department of Savoie in France. It connects Beaufort (famous for its fantastic cheese)  in the Beaufortain valley and Bourg-Saint-Maurice in the Tarentaise Valley.

On the west side of the pass lies the Lac de Roselend, a reservoir that is reached by the Col de Méraillet (1605m).

It first featured in the Tour de France in 1979 and has appeared on numerous occassions since then.

 

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