Col des Aravis

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Col des Aravis
Col des Aravis (2011).JPG
Elevation1,487 m (4,879 ft)
LocationHaute-Savoie/Savoie, France
RangeAravis Range
Coordinates45°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 1487 m it is the lowest pass in the Aravis Range of mountains.

Appearances in Tour de France (Since 1947)[edit]

The pass has been used 41 times in the Tour de France, most recently in 2020. In 1948 Gino Bartali was the first rider over the pass.[1]

Year Stage Category Start Finish Leader at the summit
2020 18 2 Méribel La Roche-sur-Foron  Richard Carapaz (ECU)
2016 20 2 Megève Morzine  Thomas De Gendt (BEL)
2010 9 2 Morzine-Avoriaz Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne  Jérôme Pineau (FRA)
2006 17 2 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Morzine  Patrice Halgand (FRA)
2002 17 2 Aime Cluses  Mario Aerts (BEL)
2000 16 2 Courchevel Morzine  Marco Pantani (ITA)
1991 18 1 Bourg-d'Oisans Morzine  Thierry Claveyrolat (FRA)
1990 10 2 Genève Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc  Thierry Claveyrolat (FRA)
1987 22 2 La Plagne Morzine  Eduardo Chozas (ESP)
1984 19 2 La Plagne Morzine  Robert Millar (GBR)
1983 18 2 Bourg-d'Oisans Morzine  Jacques Michaud (FRA)
1982 17 2 Bourg-d'Oisans Morzine  Marino Lejarreta (ESP)
1980 18 2 Morzine Prapoutel Les sept Laux  Ludo Loos (BEL)
1975 17 3 Valloire Morzine-Avoriaz  Lucien van Impe (BEL)
1968 19 2 Grenoble Sallanches Cordon  Barry Hoban (GBR)
1960 18 2 Aix-les-Bains Thonon-les-Bains  Fernando Manzanèque (ESP)
1955 8 2 Thonon-les-Bains Briançon  Charly Gaul (LUX)
1948 15 2 Aix-les-Bains Lausanne  Gino Bartali (ITA)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Le col des Aravis le Tour de France depuis 1947". www.ledicodutour.com (in French). Retrieved 2022-08-08.

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