Col de Valberg

Col de Valberg

Col de Valberg is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.672m (5,475ft) above the sea level, located in the Mercantour National Park, in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

The road over the pass is asphalted. It’s called D28 and has been recently resurfaced. The pass has been climbed several times in the Tour of France bicycle race.
There are 4 routes to reach the summit. Starting from Guillaumes, via St. Brès, the ascent is 13.2 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 880 meters. The average percentage is 6.7 %.

Starting from the N 202 - D 28 road, the ascent is 27.6 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.335 meters. The average percentage is 4.8 %. Starting from Guillaumes, via Péone, the ascent is 14.6 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 880 meters. The average percentage is 6 %. And starting from Beuil, the ascent is 6.1 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 231 meters. The average percentage is 3.8 %.

 

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