The climb to Risoul (1820m)


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France Guillestre (990m) Risoul (1820m)
13,3 km
830m
6,2 %

2004
56mn
14,3 km/h

Start: Guillestre (990m).


Road:

The climb begins quietly with rather soft slopes (5%). We cross some villages, among other the village of Risoul, before attacking a set of big hairpins with harder and more regular slopes (7-8%). The road surface is perfect up to the top, the ski resort of Risoul. In summer, it is a desert and we cannot go ahead except with a mountain bike. The descent is wonderful: perfect road-surface and long straight lines between two hairpins.



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