The Col de la Machine is situated in Rhone-Alpes
and belongs to the
Starting from Saint Laurent en Royans,
the Col de la Machine ascent is 17.5 km long. Over this distance, you climb 699 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 4 %.
Stories, information and comments from Col de la Machine climbers
Story by Roger Dunne from , France, submitted on 22/02/2014
This spectacular climb is right on our doorstep. It is also a challenging 24kms descent from the ski station, Font d''urle at 1200m dropping into the charming town of St.Jean-en-Royans. It can be incorporated into a bigger route along equally exciting roads. The joy of the Vercors is that you can keep adding col after col and when you''ve had enough, put the cord and descend back to base. For more info check out www.velovercors.com