The Col du Galibier is situated in Rhone-Alpes.
This climb belongs to the
Starting from Valloire,
the Col du Galibier ascent is 18.1 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1245 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 6.9 %.
The maximum slope is 12 %.
Look for other sides to climb the Col du Galibier.
Since 2005, the Col du Galibier will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Tour de France 2007 : Val-d'Isère > Briançon on 17/07/2007
I feel the same after doing it again three days ago 16 August 2011. If you enjoy pain this is an ideal afternoon out.
It''s highly likely you won''t give a dam about the fab scenery due to the sheer pain of climbing this monster.
But I guess as bike riders this is what we do, it''s tough guys and gals, enjoy.
Col du Galibier from Valloire in 3D, on Googleearth!
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