Col des Aravis

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Col des Aravis
Col des aravis.jpg
Elevation 1,487 m (4,879 ft)
Location Haute-Savoie/Savoie, France
Range Aravis Range
Coordinates 45°52′21″N 6°27′53″E / 45.87250°N 6.46472°E / 45.87250; 6.46472Coordinates: 45°52′21″N 6°27′53″E / 45.87250°N 6.46472°E / 45.87250; 6.46472
Col des Aravis is located in Alps
Col des Aravis
Location of Col des Aravis
Col des Aravis

The Col des Aravis is a mountain pass in the French Alps that connects the towns of La Clusaz in Haute-Savoie with La Giettaz in Savoie. At 1486 m. it is the lowest pass in the Aravis Range of mountains.

Appearances in Tour de France[edit]

The pass has been used 39 times in the Tour de France, most recently in 2010. In 1949 Gino Bartali was the first rider over the pass.

Year Stage Category Leader at the summit
2010 9 2  Jérôme Pineau (FRA)
2006 17 2  Patrice Halgand (FRA)
2002 17 2  Mario Aerts (BEL)
2000 16 2  Marco Pantani (ITA)

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