The col de Glandon is a straightforward col with a gradient that increases the nearer the summit with the last seven kilometres being the toughest on the whole climb. The last two kilometres are over ten percent with stretches of 12 percent. Note that the climb is normally closed from the beginning of November to mid May.
The Col du Glandon is situated in Rhone-Alpes
and belongs to the
Starting from La Chambre,
the Col du Glandon ascent is 21.3 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1472 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 6.9 %.
The maximum slope is 12 %.
Look for other sides to climb the Col du Glandon.
Since 2005, the Col du Glandon will be/was climbed in the following big tour stages:
Tour de France 2015 : Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne - La Toussuire on 24/07/2015
Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré 2011 : Pontcharra - La Toussuire on 12/06/2011
Col du Glandon from La Chambre in 3D, on Googleearth!
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