Col du Sappenay

Col du Sappenay is a mountain pass at an elevation of 897m (2,942ft) above the sea level, located in the Jura Mountains, in France.

Col du Sappenay
Col du Sappenay

The road to the pass, also known as Col du Sapenay, is asphalted. It’s called D54. It’s a lovely climb through the Néphaz Gorge to the Chapel of Notre Dame de la Salette. The route continues gently upwards to a paraglider take-off. To reach the summit, starting from Vuiz, the Col ascent is 7.43 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 621 meters. The average percentage is 8.3 %.