Stage 19 of Tour de France 2013 (100th edition) is a Mountain stage between Bourg-d’Oisans and Le Grand-Bornand. The length of the course is 204.5 kilometers.
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|DATE||July 19 2013, Friday|
|START-FINISH||Bourg-d’Oisans (716 m) > Le Grand-Bornand (944 m)|
|LENGTH OF THE COURSE||204.5 km|
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Mountain passes & hills
|33.5||Col du Glandon (1 924 m), 21.6 kilometre-long climb at 5.1%||HC|
|83.5||Col de la Madeleine (2 000 m), 19.2 kilometre-long climb at 7.9%||HC|
|143.0||Col de Tamié (907 m), 8.6 kilometre-long climb at 6.2%||2|
|165.0||Col de l’Épine, 6.1 kilometre-long climb at 7.3%||1|
|191.5||Col de la Croix Fry (1 477 m), 11.3 kilometre-long climb at 7%||1|
Le Bourg-d’Oisans is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France.
It is located in the Oisans region of the French Alps. (wiki)Gap hosted a Tour de France stage 20-time in history.
Col du Glandon
Col du Glandon (el. 1924 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Dauphiné Alps in Savoie, France, linking Le Bourg-d’Oisans to La Chambre. It is situated between the Belledonne, Grandes Rousses and Arvan-Villards mountain ranges, west of the Col de la Croix de Fer. The road over the Col du Glandon was opened in 1898, although it was not linked to the Col de la Croix de Fer until 1912.
The pass is only open from June to October. It is sometimes used by the Tour de France in July. The last appearance was in 2012 edition, Stage 11.
Col de la Madeleine
Col de la Madeleine (el. 1,993 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Alps in the department of Savoie in France which connects La Chambre in Maurienne with Aigueblanche and Feissons-sur-Isère in Tarentaise. The pass is closed from November to the beginning of June. It has been described as “beautiful, but heartbreaking”.The pass was first included in the Tour de France in 1969 and has since featured 24 times, most recently on Stage 11 of the 2012 race when it was approached from the direction of Feissons-sur-Isère.
It has been ranked hors catégorie, every year since 1995. (wiki)
Le Grand-Bornand is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.
The commune is a ski resort and owes its name to the river which runs through it. The inhabitants of Le Grand-Bornand are called Bornandins. (wiki)
Le Grand-Bornand hosted a Tour de France stage 5-time in history.
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