Travel guide to the top of Col de la Colle-Saint-Michel
Col de la Colle-Saint-Michel is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.431m (4,694ft) above the sea level, located in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, in France.
The road to the summit is paved. It’s called D908. The north side of the pass is very steep and narrow. It's a low-level pass through trees quite enjoyable. Resurfaced in 2004 in places.
The pass has appeared several times in the Tour de France. Starting from Les Scaffarels, the ascent is 18.2 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 770 meters. The average percentage is 4.2 %.