The 1570 meters high Col du Telegraphe is the only connection between the resorts of Valloire and the valley of the Arc and the Maurienne. The road is therefore, normally, open the whole year around. It has a maximum gradient of 10% and 14 hairpin bends.
The Col du Télégraphe is situated in Rhone-Alpes. This climb belongs to the Alps.
Starting from Saint Michel de Maurienne,
the Col du Télégraphe ascent is 11.8 km long. Over this distance, you climb 856 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 7.3 %.
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Since 2005, the Col du Télégraphe will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Tour de France 2007 : Val-d'Isère > Briançon on 17/07/2007
Col du Télégraphe from Saint Michel de Maurienne in 3D, on Googleearth!
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