Col des Ares

Cazaunous, France

The Col des Ares is a col with a length of 5.8 kilometer. This is a category 3 col. It is located in Cazaunous, Occitanie, France. The average grade of this col is 4.9% with a maximum of 5.6%. The Col des Ares ascents from 507 meter at the start, to 797 meter at the top, with a total of 290 ascending meters.


Col des Ares Profile


Distance 5.8 km
Elevation gain 290 m
Average grade 4.9 %
Maximum grade 5.6 %
Climb category 3
Minimum elevation 507 m
Maximum elevation 797 m

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This side of the Col des Ares was first included in the Tour de France in 1910. Octave Lapize was the first on top. After that, the climb was included in the Tour several times, mostly from the other side.

- Tour de France 2010 - Stage 9