Road Cycling: Fort St Eynard, Chartreuse, France - 1,321 m. (4,334 ft)

Thu, 27 September 2012


Minimum altitude: 245 meters

Distance: 45.5 km

Slope Aspect: North-West

Trip Reports

Vertical Climbed: 1,612 meters (5,289 feet)

Vertical Descended: 1,589 meters

Rating: 5


From the center of Grenoble this climb is a hard 1000 meters + of vertical. According to the ClimbByBike website it is in the top 500 of alpine climbs for difficulty. Averaging 7% but with the last 3km over 10% with a few "walls" en-route.

The Fort St Enyard is one of the 7 fortresses that were built to protect the town of Grenoble. Work was started in 1875 and took four years. Today the fort is occupied by a restaurant that is open from May to November.


Very cold on last climb for September !


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