Col d'Aubisque

Vous étes des assassins! Oui des assassins”

– Octave Lapize shouting to the organisers of the 1910 Tour de France as he climbed Col d'Aubisque

Tour de France

First used in the 1910 Tour de France Col d'Aubisque has been featured 74 times. The summit has been the finish on 3 occassions.

An Hors Catégorie climb 

There are two sides to Col d'Aubisque. From the east you must first traverse Col du Soulor.  


The climbing starts in Arrens-Marsous and you reach the summit of Col du Soulor 7.5km and 595m later. After a short flat section you are left with 6.6km and 235m before reaching the top.

Eastern Approach



The balcony road joins Col du Soulor and Col d'Aubisque.

Western Approach

The town of Laruns is the start of the climb from the west. From here you will climb 1,185m over 17km at an average gradient of 7.2%.

King of the Mountain

Our ride guide

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