L'ASCENSION DU HAUTACAM

Type : Tourist on bicycle

Start town : ARGELES-GAZOST

Finish town : ARGELES-GAZOST

Description

Itinerary proposed by the road cycling book guide (circuit n°03)
Hautacam, reputed for its alpine and cross-country skiing resort, is well-known by cyclists for the challenge of its ascents.
Crossed for the first time by the French Luc Leblanc in 1994, the Hautacam-Tramassel was for several times the finish point of the Tour de France.
At each pedal strike, the points of panoramic view over the Argelès Valley, Val d’ Azun Valley and the peaks of the Vignemale massif will help you go further with this amazing ascent. On top, take the opportunity to cheer your eyes while you launch into a magical descent of over 14 km.

Distance : 16 km

Height gain : 1197 m

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