The 1570 meter high Col du Télégraphe is the only connection of the holiday village Valloire with the valley of the Arc and the Maurienne. The road is therefore normally open all year round. 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.
The Col du Télégraphe via Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne is ranked number 741 of 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 %.
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 via Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne popularity rank : 15
The Col du Télégraphe has been climbed by 93 climbbybikers. It is ranked No. 15 as the most climbed climb in the world.
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Col du Télégraphe via Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne: 7 reviews
We climbed this during the Marmotte 2009, in a blazing heat, just after the Glandon. In this setting, it isnt an easy climb. When you drink ad drink at 35 degrees celcius, and you get stomach ache because of it, there are easier climbs I can think of...