Val Thorens

Salins Les Thermes, France

The Val Thorens is a col with a length of 35.9 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Salins Les Thermes, RA, France. The average grade of this col is 5.5% with a maximum of 7.5%. The Val Thorens ascents from 582 meter at the start, to 2.266 meter at the top, with a total of 1.769 ascending meters.


Val Thorens Profile


Distance 35.9 km
Elevation gain 1769 m
Average grade 5.5 %
Maximum grade 7.5 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 582 m
Maximum elevation 2266 m

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The resort hosted a Tour de France stage finish in 1994. Nelson Rodriguez of Colombia won the stage, which had the second highest elevation for a stage finish in the history of the Tour de France.

- Tour de France 1994 - Stage 17
- Le Tour de Savoie Mont Blanc 2018 - Stage 3 (untill San-Martin-de-Belleville 19,5km)