Coll de Creu

Coll de Creu is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.708m (5,603ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain.

Coll de Creu
Coll de Creu

The road to the pass, also known as Col de Creu, starts asphalted, but after Col de Jou, turns into gravel. It’s pretty narrow and steep. Starting from Olette, the ascent is 22.7 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.100 meters. The average percentage is 4.85% and the maximum slope is 9.0%.