Col de La Madeleine (Savoie)

Col de La Madeleine in Savoie, pure adventure

Col de La Madeleine is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.716m (8,910ft) above the sea level located  in the Tarentaise Valley, in the Savoie department of southeastern France. It's one of the highest roads of Europe.

The road to the summit is gravel. Only 4x4. Impassable in winters. It's one of the highest roads of the country. The track to the summit includes several narrow and steep sections (up to 25%). It’s brutally tough with roughly sections, on very rocky, slippery path / ski piste at occasionally impossible steepness. 
Pic: Bram van Gelder

 

 

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