Côte de la Croix-Neuve

Mende, France

The Côte de la Croix-Neuve is a col with a length of 3.1 kilometer. This is a category 2 col. It is located in Mende, Languedoc-Roussillon, France. The average grade of this col is 10.7% with a maximum of 16.6%. The Côte de la Croix-Neuve ascents from 707 meter at the start, to 1.047 meter at the top, with a total of 340 ascending meters.


Côte de la Croix-Neuve Profile


Distance 3.1 km
Elevation gain 340 m
Average grade 10.7 %
Maximum grade 16.6 %
Climb category 2
Minimum elevation 707 m
Maximum elevation 1047 m

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The Croix Neuve is the road to Mount Mimat (which overlooks the town of Mende). Since 2005 it is also called Montée Laurent Jalabert. Its average gradient is 11% and its length is 3.1 kilometres.

- Tour de France 1995 - Stage 12 (Laurent Jalabert)
- Tour de France 2005 - Stage 18 (Marcos Serrano)
- Tour de France 2010 - Stage 12 (Joaquim Rodríguez)
- Paris - Nice 2012 - Stage 5
- Tour de France 2015 - Stage 14 (Thibaut Pinot first on the top but Steve Cummings won the stage)
- Tour de France 2018 - Stage 14
- Tour Cycliste Feminin International de l'Ardeche 2018 - Stage 4