Het Foreest

Horebeke, Belgium

The Het Foreest is a col with a length of 986 meter. It is located in Horebeke, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium. The average grade of this col is 5.9% with a maximum of 14.6%. The Het Foreest ascents from 44 meter at the start, to 103 meter at the top, with a total of 58 ascending meters.


Het Foreest Profile


Distance 986 m
Elevation gain 58 m
Average grade 5.9 %
Maximum grade 14.6 %
Climb category None
Minimum elevation 44 m
Maximum elevation 103 m

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When the slope was included in the Tour of Flanders, there was a lot of criticism because Het Foreest is in a quiet area. In 2007, the organisation decided to abandon this climb and to go directly after the Boigneberg to the Haaghoek and the following Leberg.

- Ronde van Vlaanderen 2003-2006