Col de la Croix  Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

8.1
FIETS
15.6 mi
DISTANCE
4,492 ft
GAINED
5.4 %
AVG. GRADE

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Page Contributor(s): Ard Oostra, Montreux, Switzerland

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This 15.6 mile bike climb is located in Vaud, Switzerland. The average gradient is 5.4% and there is a total elevation gain of 4,492 ft, finishing at 5,831 ft.

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Cycling Col de la Croix

Ride 25.2 kilometers gaining 1,369 meters at 5.4% average grade.

The beautiful and challenging climb is just south of Lake Geneva in the Valais canton, one of the greatest bike climbing areas in the world.  The climb has been featured several times in the Tour de Romandie and the Tour de Suisse.

The bike climb up to Col de la Croix gets its greatest fame from being featured 3 times in the Tour de France - 1997, 2012 and 2022.

Climb start - just south of Les Diablerets ski resort and village.

Another scenic and challenging Suisse bike climb 👍

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