Col d'Aspin

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Col d'Aspin, France
Col d'Aspin  - Col d'Aspin is a 1489 m high mountain pass in the Pyrenees
Col d'Aspin  - Col d'Aspin is a 1489 m high mountain pass in the Pyrenees
Col d'Aspin  - Col d'Aspin is a 1489 m high mountain pass in the Pyrenees
Col d'Aspin  - Col d'Aspin is a 1489 m high mountain pass in the Pyrenees

Col d'Aspin Reviews

Chokk Chokk
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A place for great biking Jul 04, 2003
Col d'Aspin is a 1489 m high mountain pass in the Pyrenees in the department of Hautes-Pyrénées and a place I just had to visit while I was in the neighbourhood. The pass connects Sainte-Marie-de-Campan and Arreau and I had always enjoyed the pictures from Tour de France of the fight up these narrow serpentine roads.

The pass has been part of the Tour de France 66 times, largely because it is the middle link in a fearsome chain of three road climbs, that also includes the Col du Tourmalet (2115m) and Col de Peyresourde (1569m).

It is possible to cycle the Col d'Aspin from very early until late in the year because it is lower in elevation than most other climbs in the Hautes-Pyrénées. Gradual and without any long sections over 9%, Aspin is a good climb for moderately fit cyclists or to ride in combination with other climbs.


I on the other hand enjoyed the trip in my car and I found that enduring as well. The view from the top is spectacular and I enjoyed watch the clouds drift by under us while we were standing there.
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Chokk says:
It is a great area
Posted on: Mar 21, 2011
davidx says:
I've only been further east in the Pyrrenees but I should love to see this as well as other places to the west.
Posted on: Mar 21, 2011
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