The highest pass of the the Alps can get a fair bit of tourist traffic. From the North the roads goes up and down and through tunnels past the lake and tunnels of Tignes. From the South the climb starts at Bonneval.
The Col de l'Iseran is situated in Rhone-Alpes
and belongs to the
Starting from Bourg Saint Maurice,
the Col de l'Iseran ascent is 48 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1955 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 4.1 %.
Look for other sides to climb the Col de l'Iseran.
Since 2005, the Col de l'Iseran will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Tour de France 2007 : Val-d'Isère > Briançon on 17/07/2007
Tour de France 2007 : Le Grand Bornand-Tigne on 15/07/2007
Col de l'Iseran from Bourg Saint Maurice in 3D, on Googleearth!
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