Signposted cycling routes

Col de la Croix de Fer

A must for cycling fans in the Alpes.

From Rochetaillée, take the D526 towards Allemond/Col du Glandon - Col de la Croix de Fer". At the first crossroads, turn right onto the D44.
From Lac du Verney dam, take the D526 and cycle along the lake.
At the end of the lake, start the steady ascent up the D536 to Rivier d'Allemond.
At Rivier-d'Allemond, go back down a few hundred meters to continue with the demanding ascent to the Lac de Grand' Maison.
From there, it's an easier ride to the Croix de Fer pass.

On the way back, take the first right up to Glandon pass - it would be a shame to miss it while you're here!

Technical information

Activities
Cycle sports, Signposted cycling routes

Target clientele:
For experts / practiced

Distance:
31 km

Trail type:
Go / roaming

Elevation gain:
1576 m

Elevation drop:
232 m

Average gradient:
4 %

Terrain type:
Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)

Type of waymarkers:
Panneaux blancs et verts intitulés « Col de la Croix de Fer »

Practical information

Free of charge

Contact details & information

Oisans Tourisme - Bureau d'Allemond

Getting here

  • 38520 Le Bourg-d'Oisans

Opening times

From 15/05 to 31/10.
Subject to favorable weather.

Prices

Free access.

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Information updated on 13/03/2020 by Isère Attractivité

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Col de la Croix de Fer

38520 Le Bourg-d'Oisans
France

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