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Col de Granon - Briançon


Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 7.2 %

Length: 16.77 km

Height start: 1204 m

Height top: 2404 m

Elevation gain: 1200 m

Maximum: %

Col de Granon rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 524 (all)
Ranking France: 86 (all)
Ranking Alps: 193 (all)
Difficulty score: 131.07 what?

Col de Granon ratings

(4.3) Overall

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Description

The Col de Granon is situated in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and belongs to the Alps . Starting from Briançon, the Col de Granon ascent is 16.77 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1200 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 7.2 %.

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Stories, information and comments from Col de Granon climbers
Story by david from somerset, United Kingdom, submitted on 18/07/2012
Agree with previous poster. I climbed this in 1997. Although it''s difficulty level is slightly lower than the Tourmalet this is harder due to poor road surface and exposure to winds. A brutal climb and not that scenic as you go up the face.
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Story by Mark Harrop from , , submitted on 02/10/2007
A real nasty climb.Some pretty steep pitches but the road surface is really poor and when we did it (couple of years back now)it there was a strong headwind which made for a pretty cold experience. I havent packed on many climbs but came close on this one. Its pretty much an out and back. Great views across the valley but the top is pretty dull unless youre a fan of French radar installations. Watch out for broken tarmac on the descent...

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