3 routes are opened to everybody, with a license or not and will be timed a Chip. Starts and arrivals on cable car place in Chantemerle (Saint Chaffrey borough).
Race pack and registration in front of the Tourist Office in Chantemerle.
The zone will be signed
Il Granfondo starts in the commune of St Chaffrey at 6:55am on Saturday 08 july. Following the traverse of Briançon, the first hard section is the climb up to the Col du Montgenèvre (1856m). After the descent to Cesana and Oulx, competitors head towards Susa, the ascent of the spectacular Mont-Cenis (2083m), descent to Lanslebourg, Modane and St Michel de Maurienne. This is followed by ascents of the legendary Télégraphe (1566m) and Galibier (2642m) passes, and the descent to Serre Chevalier via Le Lautaret. This 205km-long Granfondo with a total height gain of 4100m is scheduled to take place on Saturday 08 july 2017.
Feeding stations in Susa, col du Mont Cenis (front of Hott restaurant), foot of telegraphe pass (snow equipment area 2 km after St Michel de Maurienne), Valloire (in the village), and Galibier (1 km before summit).
‘Cyclosportifs’ B & C - These two routes start at 7:45am (Cyclosportif B) and at 7:30am (Cyclosportif C) on Sunday 9 July in the commune of St Chaffrey.You could choose your route on the morning.
Route B is open to the Junior age category
One hundred and eight kilometres long, this new route includes climbs up to two mountain passes: the Coast de Champcella and Col de l’Izoard (2360m) via Guillestre. The ascent of the Col d’Izoard is via Guillestre.
‘Cyclosportif’ C - This route is open to the Cadets age category . This 88km route takes in ascents of the Montgenèvre and Echelle passes, the latter via its Italian side.
It takes place on the Car-podium in start/arrival area.