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Page Contributor(s): Erwan Treguier, Brittany, France
TOUR DETAILS & STATS2021 Tour de France
This climb is to Ordino-Arcalis sector ski station. This is a famous area for cycling - Ordino-Arcalis was featured in the 1997, 2009 and 2016 Tour de France and the uelta a España in 2001, 2005 and 2007.
Average grade is 4.5% (5.2% climb only). 43% of the climb is at 0-5% grade and 50% at 5-10%. The steepest 500 meters is 9.2% and steepest kilometer 8.5%.
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Roadway: As one would expect of a major road in the richest country in the world, the route to Arcalis is pristine with a narrow to no shoulder throughout the climb - less shoulder higher in the climb.
Traffic: This depends upon when you leave. Since the first half of the climb is near and through towns, we recommend you do this climb early on a weekend - traffic can be moderate to heavy, but is quite manageable on the weekend early.
Tunnel: There is a short tunnel at kilometer 1.5 and a 300 meter tunnel at 7-8% grade beginning at kilometer 2. There is a narrow bike lane through the tunnel but bring taillights and consider a headlight as well.
Bring lights for the 2 tunnels on this route.
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