After getting in the mood at Col des Leques, Col de Toutes Aures and Col de la Colle Saint-Michel the party actually starts in the village of Collmars-les-Alpes as it is there the Col d’Allos starts kicking in, albeit very modest at first. The actual climb totals 14.4 kilometres at 5.5% with a steepest section (10%) after 8 kilometres on the slopes. The Allos peaks at 2,250 metres making it the highest point of the Critérium du Dauphiné – thus Queen Stage!
After cresting Col d’Allos a 16 kilometres drop welcomes the riders. Once in the valley, instantly it goes back up again. The Pra-Loup climb is 6.2 kilometres at an average grade of 6.5%.
Race results/race report, stage 5, 2015 Dauphiné.
Critérium du Dauphiné 2015 stage 5: Route maps, height profiles, and more
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Streetview Col d’Allos
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