The Col de Joux Verte is situated to the south of the Lake Leman and might be less famous than Avoriaz, the ski-station at the top of the climb, or Morzine, starting place of the opposite side. This side starts in the neighbourhood of Montriond, after which the lake is named which you reach after about 4 km of moderate climbing. The real climb only starts after you have left the lake, where the road is close to flat. Th climb gradually becomes more difficult, but the real work only starts when you reach Ardents, with even a small stroke of 13%. Further up, in the neighbourhood of Les Lindarets, you can again, take some breath, before starting the last difficult part towards Avoriaz.
The Col de la Joux Verte is situated in Rhone-Alpes.
This climb belongs to the
Starting from D 902,
the Col de la Joux Verte ascent is 15.2 km long. Over this distance, you climb 876 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 5.8 %.
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