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Col des Chevrères-northwest

CyclingUp: Col des Chevrères-northwest

Region: Vosges
Climbing effort: 458 cep
Elevation meters: 543
Steepest kilometer: 13.1%

Steepest 250 m: 16%
Foot: 402 m    Top: 918 m
Mean slope: 5.5%
Length: 9.4 km

From: Servance
Road conditions (2021): moderate
Other race bikers: 5-10 per hour
Motor vehicles: <10 per hour
Scenery and road: circle landscape (3/5)
Restaurant or bar near top: no

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Col des Chevrères-northwest

Profile Col des Chevrères-northwest

The first six kilometers of the climb from Servance via Miellin to the Col des Chevrères do not make a deep impression. The slope varies between 0 and 6%. The remaining 3.5 kilometers, however, past Miellin, are remarkable. Here a narrow road winds its way up through the forest. The first kilometer after Miellin is still pretty normal (5-10%) but then two very hard kilometers with an average gradient of 11.5% follow. The steepest 250 meters (16%) are only slightly less steep than the infamous, last and steepest 250 meters of the neighboring climb to La Planche des Belles Filles (17%). After these steep two kilometers, the final few hundred meters to the pass are relatively easy (9%). Throughout the whole ride the landscape on both sides of the road is very green.

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