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Col du Galibier

69 km / 5.5 kg CO2
 translate  E' il punto più alto raggiunto dal Tour de France ed è una meta irrinunciabile per ogni motociclista con i suoi oltre 2600 metri. L'asfalto è ottimo anche se verso la cima il guardrail è completamente assente (e lo strapiombo incombe).
In cima al passo, l'aria cristallina, il silenzio e il volo delle aquile ripagheranno di qualunque fatica.
Attenzione a non imboccare il tunnel nell'ultimo tratto che vi eviterebbe la fatica di arrivare in cima (dove si trova anche un monumento dedicato al grande ciclista Henri Desgrange).  edit 
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  • Galibier
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  • Col du Galibier
    Altezza  2645 mt. s.l.m.  edit 
  • Guardrail
    Asfalto buono ma strada completamente priva di guardrail  edit 
  • Col du Lautaret
    Col du Lautaret (el. 2058 m.) is a high mountain pass in the department of Hautes-Alpes in France. It marks the boundary between the valleys of the Romanche and the Guisane, a tributary of the Durance which has its source at the col. The valleys are linked by national route 91 (Grenoble – Le Bourg-d'Oisans – Briançon). The Lautaret is one of the lowest points on the ridge line which separates the "north" (mainly in the Rhône-Alpes région) and "south" (mainly in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur région) geographic areas of the French Alps. The col was modeled by a glacier which flowed down either side into the two valleys, and this explains the relatively easy gradient of the slopes by which it is attained. For the latter reason, the Col has long been used as a communication route between Grenoble and Briançon, and indeed for reaching Italy across the Alps. The Col is open all year round, and provides good views of La Meije to the south-west and the Grand Galibier to the north.   edit   » read more



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