Col de la Faucille

Mijoux, France

The Col de la Faucille is a col with a length of 7.9 kilometer. This is a category 3 col. It is located in Mijoux, RA, France. The average grade of this col is 4.1% with a maximum of 6%. The Col de la Faucille ascents from 1.014 meter at the start, to 1.326 meter at the top, with a total of 310 ascending meters.


Col de la Faucille Profile


Distance 7.9 km
Elevation gain 310 m
Average grade 4.1 %
Maximum grade 6 %
Climb category 3
Minimum elevation 1014 m
Maximum elevation 1326 m

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The Col de la Faucille is a mountain pass that culminates at an altitude of 1,323 m in the Jura massif. It owes its name to its sickle-shaped silhouette when seen from its Lake Geneva side.
The Tour de France cyclist regularly (41 times) crosses the Faucille pass.Last time was in 2004.

- Tour de l'Ain 2019 - Stage 2 (Mountain Top Finish)