Tour de France 2018 stage 16 mountain passes: Col de Portet d’Aspet and Col de Menté

Tour de France 2018 stage 16 mountain passes: Col de Portet d'Aspet and Col de Menté

The Col de Portet d’Aspet (elevation 1,069 meters / 3,507 feet) is a mountain pass in the central Pyrenees in the department of Haute-Garonne in France. It was first used in the Tour de France in 1910 and has appeared regularly since. The leader over the summit in 1910 was Octave Lapize. The French cyclist also won the Tour.

The Col de Menté (elevation 1,349 meters / 4,426 feet ) is a mountain pass in the central Pyrenees in the department of Haute-Garonne in France. It was first used in the Tour de France in 1966 and has appeared frequently since. The leader over the summit in 1966 was Joaquim Galera, the Spanish cyclist.

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