Climbs in the French Alps and Pyrenees

In the table below you will find a list of climbs in the French Alps and Pyrenees. Click on the name to be taken to our page on that climb with suggested route.

ClimbStart pointClimb length (miles)Average gradientStart altitude (feet)Top altitude (feet)Facilities at topTour de France appearancesMountain range
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-via-col-du-lauteret-briancon/Col du Lauteret 5.3 36.28% 6,752 8,668 Yes58French AlpsCol du Galibier
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-col-du-telegraph/Valloire 11.2 36.26% 4,613 8,668 Yes58French AlpsCol du Galibier
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-dizoard/Briançon 12.1 30.92% 3,996 7,743 Yes35French AlpsCol d'Izoard
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-dizoard/Guillestre 19.0 23.37% 3,314 7,743 Yes35French AlpsCol d'Izoard
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-portet/Saint Lary Soulan 10.6 8.30% 2,628 7,267 No1PyreneesCol de Portet
http://www.seektravelride.com/route-des-lacs/Oredon 3.4 6.60% 6,066 7,251 No0PyreneesLac d'Aubert
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-des-tentes/Gavarnie 6.7 7.70% 4,511 7,244 No0PyreneesCol de Tentes
http://www.seektravelride.com/route-des-lacs/St Lary Soulan 14.4 5.90% 2,677 7,126 Yes0PyreneesLac de Cap-de-Long
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-tourmalet-2/Sainte Marie de Campan 10.6 7.40% 2,792 6,939 Yes89PyreneesCol du Tourmalet
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-tourmalet-2/Luz Saint Sauveur 11.7 7.40% 2,333 6,939 Yes89PyreneesCol du Tourmalet
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-cirque-de-troumouse/Gèdre 9.2 6.90% 3,556 6,923 Yes0PyreneesCirque de Troumouse
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/St Jean de Maurienne 18.2 26.90% 1,883 6,781 No19French AlpsCol de la Croix de Fer
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/Allemond 18.0 24.27% 2,408 6,781 No19French AlpsCol de la Croix de Fer
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/La Chambre 14.1 37.66% 1,470 6,781 No19French AlpsCol de la Croix de Fer
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier/Le Borg d'Oisans 29.8 14.63% 2,388 6,752 Yes11French AlpsCol du Lauteret
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-via-col-du-lauteret-briancon/Briancon 17.1 16.11% 3,999 6,752 Yes11French AlpsCol du Lauteret
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-pailheres/Usson les Bains 9.5 7.90% 2,585 6,565 No5PyreneesCol de Pailhéres
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-pailheres/Ax les Thermes 11.7 6.80% 2,352 6,565 No5PyreneesCol de Pailhéres
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-madelaine/La Chambre 12.4 41.02% 1,490 6,562 Yes25French AlpsCol de la Madelaine
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-madelaine/Feissons sur Isére 15.7 33.08% 1,362 6,562 Yes25French AlpsCol de la Madelaine
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-alpe-dhuez-col-de-sarenne/D1091 turnoff 8.0 39.35% 3,428 6,558 No1French AlpsCol de Sarenne
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-alpe-dhuez-col-de-sarenne/Roundabout turn off 5.2 11.71% 5,955 6,558 No1French AlpsCol de Sarenne
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/Allemond 16.5 23.71% 2,408 6,312 No13French AlpsCol du Glandon
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/La Chambre 13.2 36.59% 1,470 6,312 No13French AlpsCol du Glandon
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-alpe-dhuez/Borg d'Oisans 8.2 42.84% 2,441 5,955 Yes30French AlpsAlpe d'Huez
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-superbagneres/Bagnéres du Luchon 10.7 6.80% 2,077 5,899 Yes6PyreneesSuperbagneres
http://www.seektravelride.com/plateau-de-beille/Les Cabannes 10.1 7.60% 1,778 5,866 No6PyreneesPlateau de Beille
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-port-de-bales/Bagnéres du Luchon 12.1 5.80% 2,077 5,758 No5PyreneesPort de Balés
http://www.seektravelride.com/cycling-luz-ardiden-in-the-pyrenees/Intersection Route de l'Ardiden 8.1 7.60% 2,369 5,627 No8PyreneesLuz Ardiden
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Laruns 10.3 7.20% 1,719 5,607 Yes48PyreneesCol d'Aubisque
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Col du Soulor 6.6 4.60% 4,836 5,607 Yes48PyreneesCol d'Aubisque
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-portet/Saint Lary Soulon 6.9 7.90% 2,628 5,512 Yes10PyreneesPla d'Adet
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-les-deux-alps/Le Freney d'Oisans 8.3 28.92% 3,048 5,456 Yes2French AlpsLes Deux Alpes
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-semnoz/Annecy 10.7 37.02% 1,490 5,446 Yes2French AlpsSemnoz
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-semnoz/La Quintal 16.0 24.60% 1,503 5,446 Yes2French AlpsSemnoz
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-hautacam/Argeles Gazost 9.1 8.00% 1,519 5,364 Yes5PyreneesHautacam (Col du Tramassel)
St Jean de Sixt 8.1 29.49% 2,927 5,308 Yes22French AlpsCol de la Columbiere
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde/Genos 4.6 8.30% 3,163 5,184 No6PyreneesCol d'Azet
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde/Saint Lary-Soulan 6.3 7.30% 2,605 5,184 No6PyreneesCol d'Azet
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde/Avajan 6.0 6.80% 2,982 5,148 No48PyreneesCol de Peyresourde
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde-2/Bagnéres de Luchon 8.6 6.90% 2,041 5,148 No48PyreneesCol de Peyresourde
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-col-du-telegraph/Saint Michelle de Maurienne 7.0 39.62% 2,356 5,138 Yes29French AlpsCol du Telegraph
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-col-du-telegraph/Valloire 2.6 18.86% 4,646 5,138 Yes29French AlpsCol du Telegraph
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Guchen 6.6 7.40% 2,546 5,131 No3PyreneesHourquette d'Ancizan
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Sainte Marie de Campan 10.6 4.20% 2,792 5,131 No3PyreneesHourquette d'Ancizan
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-mont-du-chat/Le Bourget du Lac 8.5 48.64% 794 4,934 Yes1French AlpsMont du Chat
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-mont-du-chat/Bordeau 11.8 31.01% 1,273 4,934 Yes1French AlpsMont du Chat
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Arreau 7.2 6.70% 2,316 4,856 No71PyreneesCol d'Aspin
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Sainte Marie de Campan 8.0 5.00% 2,779 4,856 No71PyreneesCol d'Aspin
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Arrens-Marsous 4.7 8.00% 2,881 4,836 Yes22PyreneesCol du Soulor
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Ferrieres 7.5 7.60% 1,834 4,836 Yes22PyreneesCol du Soulor
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-croix-fry/Thones 8.3 33.26% 2,044 4,813 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Croix Fry
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-croix-fry/Thones 11.7 23.70% 2,044 4,813 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Croix Fry
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-cauterets/Cauterets 4.3 6.90% 3,199 4,790 No0PyreneesPont d'Espagne
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-ax-3-domaines/Ax Les Thermes 4.8 8.20% 2,362 4,528 Yes4PyreneesAx 3 Domaines
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-du-spandelles/Argeles Gazost 10.1 5.90% 1,385 4,521 No0PyreneesCol de Spandelles
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-du-spandelles/Ferrieres 7.2 7.60% 1,814 4,521 No0PyreneesCol de Spandelles
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/D526 Turn off 7.0 30.31% 2,388 4,498 Yes8French AlpsCol d'Ornon
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/D212F intersection 10.5 19.65% 2,434 4,498 Yes8French AlpsCol d'Ornon
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/La Valette 7.1 18.71% 3,163 4,488 Yes2French AlpsCol de la Morte
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/Séchilienne 9.6 34.18% 1,217 4,488 Yes2French AlpsCol de la Morte
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-cauterets/Cauterets 3.4 6.70% 3,274 4,485 No3PyreneesCambasque
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-couraduque/Aucun 4.0 7.70% 2,844 4,485 Yes0PyreneesCol de Couraduque
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Pont de l'Oule 10.2 5.00% 1,736 4,426 Yes19PyreneesCol de Menté
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Saint-Béat 6.0 8.70% 1,647 4,426 Yes19PyreneesCol de Menté
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-forclaz/Menthon Saint Bernard 6.6 33.37% 1,598 3,796 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Forclaz
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-forclaz/D42 turn off 5.6 39.60% 1,581 3,796 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Forclaz
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Estaing 1.8 5.80% 3,245 3,793 No3PyreneesCol des Bordéres
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Arrens-Marsous 2.4 7.30% 2,881 3,793 No3PyreneesCol des Bordéres
Le Bas Roizon 5.3 22.18% 2,612 3,783 No2French AlpsCol de Malissol
La Valette 2.2 30.17% 3,127 3,783 No2French AlpsCol de Malissol
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Saint Girons 11.4 3.00% 1,726 3,507 Yes32PyreneesCol de Portet d'Aspet
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Pont de l'oule 6.0 5.60% 1,736 3,507 Yes32PyreneesCol de Portet d'Aspet
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-marie-blanc/Bielle 7.0 5.20% 1,473 3,396 No14PyreneesCol de Marie-Blanc
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-marie-blanc/Escot 5.7 7.70% 1,076 3,396 No14PyreneesCol de Marie-Blanc
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-lingous/Lugagnan 3.5 4.40% 1,886 2,700 No0PyreneesCol del la Croix Blanche
http://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-lingous/Lugagnan 4.9 2.10% 1,335 1,886 No0PyreneesCol de Lingous
Morzine 7.1 6.30% 3,232 5,548 Yes12French AlpsCol de Joux Plane
http://www.seektravelride.com/col-de-liseran/Lanslebourg 18.3 5.20% 4,577 9,088 Yes6French AlpsCol d'Iseran
Arette 14.1 5.80% 1,096 5,413 No6PyreneesCol du Soudet
Macot La Plagne 10.9 7.40% 2,628 6,867 Yes4French AlpsLa Plagne
Anglefort 9.5 8.10% 869 4,925 No3French AlpsCol du Grand Columbier
http://www.seektravelride.com/col-de-montgenevre-pass/Briançon 7.6 5% 3,999 6,070 Yes10French AlpsCol du Montgenevre Pass
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-les-lacets-de-montvernier-and-col-du-chaussy/Pontamafey 8.3 7.60% 1,644 5,030 Yes1French AlpsCol du Chaussy
http://www.seektravelride.com/col-du-granon/Saint Chaffrey 7.1 9.20% 4,383 7,917 Yes1French AlpsCol du Granon
http://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-les-lacets-de-montvernier-and-col-du-chaussy/Pontamafey 2.1 8.20% 1,644 2,405 Yes2French AlpsLacets de Montvernier