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The routes

3 cyclosportive routes for this 20th edition

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).

Cote De Champcella Galibier Versant Nord

Race pack :

Race pack and registration in front of the Tourist Office in Chantemerle.

  • Friday 7 July from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 7pm
  • Saturday 8 Julyfrom 6.00am to 6.55am and from from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 7pm
  • Sunday 9 July 2017 and last race pack withdrawal : 6.00am to 7.30am.

The zone will be signed

Saturday 08th July 2017

Il Granfondo 205km and 4300m elevation gain Saturday 08 July 2017

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.

Le Col Du Galibier Pont De L Alp Descente Du Lautaret

 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).

Parcours A Profil 2017

 Carte Granfondo Light
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Granfondo on Google Earth (kml)

Sunday 9th of July 2017

‘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.

  • Start of B Route with Izoard pass at 7.45am
  • Start of C Route with Montgenevre and Echelle passes at 7.30am

La Casse Deserte Col Izoard Descente Sur Argentiere

Route B with Côte de Champcella and famous Izoard.

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.

Parcours B Profil 2017

 Carte Mediofondo Light
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B route on Google Earth (kml)

Route C with Montgenevre and Echelle passes.

‘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.

Parcours C Profil 2017

Carte Cortofondo Light
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Visualisez le parcours C sur Google Earth (fichier kml)

Prize ceremony.
It takes place on the Car-podium in start/arrival area.

  • Podiums Granfondo on 6.15pm, saturday 8th of July
  • Podiums Route C & B from 1.30pm on Sunday 9th of July.

 Vallée De La Clarée (Photo Ghyslain Bosset)