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Hautacam Climb

Dificulty - Black
Distance - 52km
Elevation Gain - 1230m

The Hautacam - A climb made famous by the Tour de France, was last included in the 2008 Tour and was back again in 2014 as a mountain top finish at the end of Stage 18 on the 24th July. The route below includes a loop around the Argeles Valley to add some distance.

The climb itself is about 15.8km long at an average of 6.8% gradient, though there are a couple of short 10% sections. All the way up there are panoramic views of the Argeles Valley and  the Val d'Azun, which should distract you from the fact you're riding a "Hors Categorie" climb. Good news is, there's a cafe at the top, open during the summer months ...


Hautacam climb