Col du Portillon
|Col du Portillon|
Col du Portillon : Spanish frontier post (1965)
|Elevation||1,293 m (4,242 ft)|
|Traversed by||D618A / N-141|
|Location||Haute Garonne, France |
The Col du Portillon (Catalan: El coll de Portilló) (elevation 1,293 metres (4,242 ft)) is a mountain pass in the Pyrenees on the border between France and Spain. It connects Bagnères-de-Luchon in France with Bossòst in the Val d'Aran, Spain.
Details of climb
Starting from Bagnères-de-Luchon, the climb is 10.2 km (6.3 mi) long. Over this distance, the climb is 663 m (2,175 ft) at an average of 6.5%. The final 7.9 km (4.9 mi) is at an average gradient of 8.4%, with the steepest section being at 13.9%.