Together with the Tourmalet and the Galibier, the Aubisque is one of the great legendary climbs of the Tour de France. Yet, the climb is easier than e.g. the Col de la Pierre Saint-Martin. On the west-side, the Aubisque starts in Laruns. The first kilometers, till spa resort Eaux-bonnes, are fairly easy. It is only when you reach the Cascade de Valentin that things get really hard with a piece of 13%. From there till the top, it's 8 km at 8% average.
The Col de l'Aubisque is situated in Midi-Pyrenees
and belongs to the
Starting from Via Col de Soulor,
the Col de l'Aubisque ascent is 30.1 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1247 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 4.1 %.
The maximum slope is 9 %.
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Since 2005, the Col de l'Aubisque will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Tour de France 2010 : Bagnères-de-Luchon > Pau on 20/07/2010
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