The Col du Perthus in the Cantal is a two-step climb comparable with many climbs in the Belgian Ardennes. After a soft beginning, it goes up real steep after which follows a small descent. Next it goes up again to end with 11%.
The Col du Perthus is situated in Midi-Pyrenees.
Starting from Cantal,
the Col du Perthus ascent is 4.5 km long. Over this distance, you climb 379 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 8.4 %.
The maximum slope is 14 %.
Look for other sides to climb the Col du Perthus.
Since 2005, the Col du Perthus will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Tour de France 2011 : Issoire > Saint-Flour on 10/07/2011
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