Col des Glières

Thorens-Glières, France

The Col des Glières is a col with a length of 9.3 kilometer. This is a category 1 col. It is located in Thorens-Glières, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France. The average grade of this col is 7.6% with a maximum of 10.4%. The Col des Glières ascents from 778 meter at the start, to 1.444 meter at the top, with a total of 676 ascending meters.


Col des Glières Profile


Distance 9.3 km
Elevation gain 676 m
Average grade 7.6 %
Maximum grade 10.4 %
Climb category 1
Minimum elevation 778 m
Maximum elevation 1444 m

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The plateau of Les Glières, reached via the climb of Thorens-Glières, was beforehand the finish of the last stage of the Tour de l'Avenir 2013. Julian Alaphilippe took the lead in the break.

In the immediate vicinity of the pass, the National Monument to the Resistance on the Glières Plateau has been built.