Climbed for the first time in the Tour de France in 1978. From the west side, the Col de Marie Blanque is only 8 km long: as a result, it's steep! The last 4 km are steeper than 10%, often close to 12%.
The Col de Marie Blanque is situated in Aquitaine
and belongs to the
Starting from Escot,
the Col de Marie Blanque ascent is 9.5 km long. Over this distance, you climb 715 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 7.5 %.
Look for other sides to climb the Col de Marie Blanque.
Since 2005, the Col de Marie Blanque will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Tour de France 2010 : Pau > Col du Tourmalet on 22/07/2010
Tour de France 2007 : Orthez > Gourette - Col d'Aubisque on 25/07/2007
Tour de France 2006 : Cambo-les-Bains - Pau on 11/07/2006
Col de Marie Blanque from Escot in 3D, on Googleearth!
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