Browsing: “luz saint-sauveur”

Pyrénées
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Hautacam is a ski station above Argelès-Gazost in the Pyrenées. It has appeared 4 times as a mountain top finish in the Tour de France (’94, ’96’, ’00, ’08) – see small photo below for the stage winners.

Pyrénées
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Luz Ardiden is a small ski station in the Pyrenées that has hosted eight Tour de France finishes since 1985.

Favorites
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I had previously thought that Col du Tourmalet (2115 metres) was the highest paved mountain pass in the French Pyrenées, but in fact it is Port de Boucharo (2270 metres).

Famous
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The west side was still closed to cars but I had spoken to a couple of cyclists yesterday and knew that I should be able to get to the top.