Well-know col, but not as difficult as it looks by reputation. The east-side of the Aspin is the more difficult side, mainly because the gradient is bigger and it contains a steep km of 8,5%.
The Col de l'Aspin is situated in Midi-Pyrenees
and belongs to the
Starting from Arreau,
the Col de l'Aspin ascent is 12 km long. Over this distance, you climb 779 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 6.5 %.
Look for other sides to climb the Col de l'Aspin.
Since 2005, the Col de l'Aspin will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Tour de France 2010 : Bagnères-de-Luchon > Pau on 20/07/2010
Tour de France 2009 : Saint-Gaudens > Tarbes on 12/07/2009
Tour de France 2008 : Toulouse > Bagnères-de-Bigorre on 13/07/2008
Col de l'Aspin from Arreau in 3D, on Googleearth!
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