Col de Joux Plane

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Col de Joux Plane
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Col de Joux Plane
Elevation 1700 m
Traversed by D354 road
Location Haute-Savoie, France
Range Alps
Coordinates 46°7′58″N 6°42′41″E / 46.13278°N 6.71139°E / 46.13278; 6.71139Coordinates: 46°7′58″N 6°42′41″E / 46.13278°N 6.71139°E / 46.13278; 6.71139
Col de Joux Plane is located in Alps
Col de Joux Plane
Col de Joux Plane

Col de Joux Plane (el. 1700 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Alps in Haute-Savoie, France, linking Morzine with Samoëns. The climb has been featured several times in the Tour de France cycling race

Climb details[edit]

  • Starting from Samoëns, the Col de Joux Plane is 11.7 km long with an average percentage of 8.5% and a maximum gradient of 10%.
  • Starting from Morzine, the Col de Joux Plane is 10.9 km long with an average percentage of 6.5% and a maximum gradient of 11%.

Tour de France[edit]

Col de Joux Plane has been used a total of eleven times by the Tour de France since its debut in 1978.[1]

Year Stage Category Start Finish Leader at the summit
1978 17 1 Grenoble Morzine  Seznec, ChristianChristian Seznec (FRA)
1981 17 1 Serre-Chevalier Morzine  Martínez, MarianoMariano Martínez (FRA)
1981 18 HC Thonon-les-Bains Morzine  Alban, RobertRobert Alban (FRA)
1982 17 1 Bourg-d'Oisans Morzine  Winnen, PeterPeter Winnen (NLD)
1983 18 1 L'Alpe d'Huez Morzine  Michaud, JacquesJacques Michaud (FRA)
1984 19 1 La Plagne Morzine  Arroyo, ÁngelÁngel Arroyo (ESP)
1987 22 HC La Plagne Morzine  Chozas, EduardoEduardo Chozas (ESP)
1991 18 HC Bourg-d'Oisans Morzine  Claveyrolat, ThierryThierry Claveyrolat (FRA)
1997 15 HC Courchevel Morzine  Pantani, MarcoMarco Pantani (ITA)
2000 16 HC Courchevel Morzine  Virenque, RichardRichard Virenque (FRA)
2006 17 HC Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Morzine  Landis, FloydFloyd Landis (USA)

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