An epic climb to Col de l'Aiguillon in the Jura Mountains
Col de l'Aiguillon is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.293m (4,242ft) above the sea level, located in the canton of Vaud, in Switzerland. The pass is very close to the French-Swiss border.
Set high in the Jura Mountains, the paved road to the summit is narrow and steep (with a maximum grade of 18 percent). It links L'Auberson and Baulmes.
There are 2 routes to reach the summit. Starting from L' Auberson, the ascent is 5.8 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 220 meters. The average percentage is 3.8 %. And starting from Baulmes, the ascent is 7.2 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 650 meters. The average percentage is 9 %.