Col de Péguère

Serres Sur Arget, France

The Col de Péguère is a col with a length of 17.4 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Serres Sur Arget, Midi-Pyrénées, France. The average grade of this col is 4.8% with a maximum of 7.3%. The Col de Péguère ascents from 518 meter at the start, to 1.375 meter at the top, with a total of 857 ascending meters.

Profile

Col de Péguère Profile

Facts

Distance 17.4 km
Elevation gain 857 m
Average grade 4.8 %
Maximum grade 7.3 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 518 m
Maximum elevation 1375 m

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Description

In 1973, the col from the direction of Foix was included in the route of the Tour de France, but Luis Ocaña, after a very difficult Tour, convinced the organizers because of a too dangerous descent (the Mur) to skip the climb. The route was then modified.

- Tour de France 1973 - Stage 13