Col du Val Louron/Azet (1580 metres)
16 Kilometres from Sarrancolin and with 1580 metres of climbing. This is real climb for proper climbers. Surrounded by breath-taking landscapes, the Col d'Azet connects the Aure valley and the Louron valley. This quiet road in the midst of the mountain pastures is a regular feature of the Tour de France.
Once at the summit, you will be at the height of Val Louron ski resort, at 1580 m. From here you can enjoy the views of the mountain resorts of Saint-Lary with Pla d'Adet on the western side and the resort of Peyragudes on the eastern side.
The climb starts at the southern entrance to Saint-Lary at the junction between D 929 and D 25; it is necessary to follow the latter and ride through the villages of Sailhan, Estensan, Azet. The pass offers a beautiful view of the Lustou and Estos mountain peaks. At the top of the pass, you can descend into Genos and Loudenvielle and reach Saint-Lary via Arreau.
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