Tour de France 2008 climbs
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Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Tour de France 2008 climbs

by Agence France-Presse at 6:37 PM EST   comments
Categories: Pro Cycling, Tour de France
 

The nine medium-to-high mountains
stages featuring on this year's 95th edition of the Tour de France which
begins in Brest on July 5 and ends in Paris on July 27:
  
   Stage 6 (Aigurande - Super-Besse, 195 km)
   Col de la Croix-Morand, 8 km at 5.1 percent average gradient (category 2)
   Super-Besse climb, 11 km at 4.7 percent (cat. 2)
  
   Stage 7 (Brioude - Aurillac, 158 km):
   Col d'Entremont, 6.5 km at 4.7 percent (cat. 2)
   Col du Pas de Peyrol (Puy Mary), 7.8 km at 6.2 percent (cat. 2)
  
   Stage 9 (Toulouse - Bagneres-de-Bigorre, 222 km):
   Col de Peyresourde, 13.2 km at 7.1 percent (1569 metres altitude - cat. 1)
   Col d'Aspin, 12.1 km at 6.6 percent (1489m - cat. 1)
  
   Stage 10 (Pau - Hautacam, 154 km)
   Col du Tourmalet, 17.7 km at 7.5 percent (2115 m altitude - unclassified)
   Climb to Hautacam, 14.2 km at 7.2 percent (1520 m - unclassified)
  
   Stage 11 (Lannemezan - Foix, 166 km)
   Col de Portel, 11.6 km at 7.1 percent (1432m - cat. 1)
  
   Stage 15 (Digne-les-Bains - Prato Nevoso, Italy, 216 km)
   Col d'Agnel, 21 km at 6.5 percent (2744 m - unclassified)
   Climb to Prato Nevoso, 11.1 km at 7.1 percent (1440 m - cat. 1)
  
   Stage 16 (Cuneo - Jausiers, 157 km)
   Col de la Lombarde, 21.2 km at 7 percent (2351 m altitude - unclassified)
   Col de Restefond - La Bonette, 26.7 km at 6.2 percent (2802m - unclassified)
  
   Stage 17 (Embrun - Alpe-d'Huez, 210 km)
   Col du Galibier, 20.9 km at 5.6 percent (2645 m altitude - unclassified)
   Col de la Croix-de-Fer, 29.2 km at 5.2 percent (2067 m - unclassified)
   Climb to Alpe d'Huez, 13.3 km at 8.6 percent (1850m - unclassified)
  
   Stage 18 (Bourg-d'Oisans - Saint-Etienne, 197 km)
   Croix de Montvieux, 13.7 km at 5.5 percent (811m - cat. 2)

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