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.

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

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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