Telegraph Col du Galibier

Saint Martin D'Arc, France

The Telegraph Col du Galibier is a col with a length of 35.1 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Saint Martin D'Arc, Rhône-Alpes, France. The average grade of this col is 6.9% with a maximum of 9.4%. The Telegraph Col du Galibier ascents from 737 meter at the start, to 2.643 meter at the top, with a total of 2.052 ascending meters.


Telegraph Col du Galibier Profile


Distance 35.1 km
Elevation gain 2052 m
Average grade 6.9 %
Maximum grade 9.4 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 737 m
Maximum elevation 2643 m

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- Tour de France 1938 - Stage 15
- Tour de France 1952 - Stage 11
- Tour de France 1966 - Stage 16
- Tour de France 1996 - Stage 9 (* canceled due to bad weather)
- Tour de France 1999 - Stage 9
- Tour de France 2003 - Stage 8