• Distance Instructions
  • Distance 98 km
  • Time 0 s
  • Speed 0 km/h
  • Min altitude 694 m
  • Max. Alt. 1998 m
  • Alt. Gain 3271 m
  • Descent 3287 m


Start: Ax-les-Therme, Ariège, France
If you a starting this ride from Ax-les-Thermes there is no time for a leg warm up. The 14-kilometre climb to Col du Pradel begins from Ax-les-Thermes with an average of 6.6%. After reaching the col, the ride descends into forest through the Rébenty Valley alongside a pictureque mountain stream. The ride then undulates between valleys before starting the ascent to the Col de Pailheres. This climb has a couple of steep 10% sections, flattens slightly on the last kilometre, though kicks with 8% right at the top. From the col, it is then a 19km descent on quiet roads down to Ax-les-Thermes. After this ride make sure you visit the thermal springs in Ax-les-Thermes to enjoy a full body water massage and help with your post ride recovery!

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ColsAltitude (m)
Col du Pradel1680
Col de Pailheres2001