Stage 6 brings five peaks with The hors category climb up the Col de la Madeleine the most impressive. The 19.2 kilometres climb at 7.9% is crested halfway. Following the drop two 1st category climbs lay waiting with the closing climb bringing 12.3 kilometres at 6.6% to the table.
The grades at the Méribel are twice in the double digits The fifth kilometre comes with 10.4% while the last 400 metres have a ramp at 11.2% on offer. Obvioulsy, this is an open invitation to go on the attack.The finish line is in the village itself, not in Méribel-Mottaret which lies higher up the mountain.
No intermediate sprints in the Dauphiné, yet at the finish time bonuses at 10, 6 and 4 seconds lay waiting for the first three riders.
Race results/race report stage 6, 2016 Critérium du Dauphiné.
Critérium du Dauphiné 2016 stage 6: route maps, height profiles, etc.
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Climb details Col du Grand Cucheron
Climb details Col de la Madeleine
Climb details final kilometres