Col d'Albanne
Col d'Albanne

Col d'Albanne

Col d'Albanne is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.652m (5,419ft) above the sea level, located in the Maurienne Valley, in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

The road to the summit is asphalted. It’s called D81. Starting from Le Bochet, the ascent is 12.33 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 957 meters. The average percentage is 7.8 % but the maximum slope is up to 10.9%. It is a fairly wide, winding road that rarely has much traffic (avoid Saturday’s during ski season).
Pic: http://www.maurienne-tourisme.com/visiter_bouger/col-d-albanne-et-lac-de-pramol-75248/

 

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