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Col du Glandon - Col du Telegraph - Col du Galibier - Alpe d'Huez
The French cycling classic via distinguished passes of Tour de France. As Col de la Croix de Fer was still closed on the descent to St. Jean de Maurienne, route of La Marmotte led also in 2007 via Col du Glandon and afterwards to Col du Galibier and finally - when at the end of any power - up to famous Alpe d'Huez! The course has approx. 182km and almost 5,000m of altitude difference.
Nice profile: As digestif uphill to Alpe d'Huez!
Start of more than 6,000 participants at 7.00am in the morning
Lovely weather on climb to Col du Glandon
At Col du Telegraph you have challenged almost half of the distance
On the way to Galibier at approx. 1,900m of altitude
In the early evening last finishers arrive in Alpe d'Huez...