Marmotte CCW, Col du Glandon
Part of the Marmotte Grand Tour (most famous cyclosportive) this time going counterclockwise.
Part of the Marmotte Grand Tour, (most famous cyclosportive), this time going counterclockwise. This 20km long climb is a part of 2015 Etape du Tour sportive. It is a 20km climb from the community of La Chambre up to the top of Col du Glandon. Compared to the ascent from Le Bourg-d’Oisans, this is by far the harder route. The gradients get steeper and steeper as you climb higher. At this 20km length and the average grade of 7.3% it is a very hard climb.