Road Cycling: Tour de St Hilaire, N-->S, Chartreuse, France - 1,027 m. (3,370 ft)

Tue, 26 March 2013


Minimum altitude: 235 meters

Distance: 33.7 km

Slope Aspect: North-East

Trip Reports

Vertical Climbed: 1,218 meters (3,996 feet)

Vertical Descended: 1,219 meters

Rating: 1


The climb from la Terrace or via the Chateau du Carré at Lumbin to St Bernard du Touvet is 7km over 635m giving an average of just over 9% but after km4 there is a 1km section at 11%. The climb continues after St Bernard but is more rolling until a last km at 5% to the col at St Hilaire du Touvet. From St Pancrasse descend the fast road back to the valley through a long but lit road tunnel.

The Chateau du Carré dates from the 17th century build around a fortified house from the 14th.




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