Le col de la Colombière (Colombière pass)

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Col de la Colombière
Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand
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Located at 1618 m altitude, open from June to October, it connects Le Grand-Bornand in the Arve valley. Starting point for many hikes, it is also a classic cycle route used many times by the Tour de France.
It is part of the Route des Grandes Alpes you must pause there for the panoramic view and maybe a glimpse of the ibex.
From 05/07 to 10/15. Colombière pass is now closed for winter season.
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  • Additional information :
    • marked footpaths
Le col de la Colombière
Col de la Colombière
Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.992221
Longitude : 6.475668
In summer : pedestrian access, bicycle, vehicles
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The Col de la Colombière has featured in the Tour de France 20 times since 1960. It’s southern side, above the resort of the Grand-Bornand, is much less formidable than the climb from Scionzier. Gradient: 6.5%
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A very athletic circuit that culminates with an ascent of the Col de la Colombière. Cycling the route clockwise minimises the time spent on the busy main road through the Arve Valley and allows you to climb the shady side of the Colombier.