Col de Geants

Chaumeil, France

The Col de Geants is a col with a length of 6 kilometer. This is a category 3 col. It is located in Chaumeil, Limousin, France. The average grade of this col is 3.6% with a maximum of 5.8%. The Col de Geants ascents from 601 meter at the start, to 818 meter at the top, with a total of 217 ascending meters.


Col de Geants Profile


Distance 6 km
Elevation gain 217 m
Average grade 3.6 %
Maximum grade 5.8 %
Climb category 3
Minimum elevation 601 m
Maximum elevation 818 m

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The Col de Géants is a relatively easy col starting in chaumeil in the correze region. The col has been featured numerous times in the Tour du Limousin and between 1952 and 2002 it was home to the Bol d'or des Monédières, a race organised after the Tour.
Between 2005 and 2013 it was also featured in the last stage of the race Paris-Correze.