A classic road trip to Col de Soudet
Col de Soudet is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.540m (5,052ft) located in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.
The road to the summit is called D132. It’s asphalted with some steep sections, up to 14.5%. The pass has been climbed by the Tour de France race. Access to the pass is typically open all year round, with the occasional closure in winters due to dangerous weather conditions.
There are several routes to reach the summit. Starting from D 918 - D 632, the ascent is 26.9 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.225 meters. The average percentage is 4.6 %. Starting from Arette, the ascent is 22 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.220 meters. The average percentage is 5.5 %. And starting from Tardets, the ascent is 30.3 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.323 meters. The average percentage is 4.4 %.