Cycling Luz Ardiden

The ski station of Luz Ardiden is a relative newcomer to the Tour de France, first appearing in 1985. Since then it has been used 8 times.

An Hors Catégorie Climb

The climb to Luz Ardiden is 13km in length and you will climb 993m at an average gradient of 7.6%.

The climb has 9 more switchbacks than Alpe d'Huez

Tour de France 2021

Stage 18

Luz Ardiden will host the stage finish on stage 18. Riders first have to contend with Col du Tourmalet before hitting this climb.