Cycling Col de la Madeleine North
Ride 24.4 kilometers gaining 1531 meters at 6.2% average grade.
The less difficult but more scenic route to Col de la Madeleine
Pass through several small villages along the way.
View back to the north near top -- Mt. Blanc in background.
Road markers every km along the climb.
Col de la Madeleine has been featured in the Tour de France 27 times from 1969 (admittedly late on the scene) through 2020 (it will be Stage 17 of the 2020 TdF).