Km

Road

Place

 Altitude

Gradient

Points of Note!

 0.0

D.9

MOURENX

 110m

 

Start

 2.5

 

MONEIN

 

 

 

 5.5

 

LAMOTHE

 

 

 

 13.0

 

CARDESSE

 

 

 

 21.0

 

LEDEUIX

 

 

 

 22.5

 

ESTOS

 

 

 

 23.5

 

OLORON-SAINTE-MARIE (D.9-N.134)

 

 

 

 27.0

N.134

BIDOS

 

 

 

 28.5

 

GURMENCON

 

 

 

 31.0

 

ARROS-D'OLORON

 

 

 

 33.5

 

ASASP-ARROS

 

 

 

 35.5

 

Crossroads:  N.134-D.918

 

 

 

 39.0

D.918

ISSOR

 

 

 

 40.0

 

Crossroads:   D.918-D.241

 

 

 

41.5

 

Climb

 

 1.5% for 5 km

 

 46.5

D.241

LOURDIOS-ICHERE

 

 6.5% for 4 km

 

 50.5

 

COL D'ICHÈRE

 680 m

 CAT 3

Food! **

 56.0

 

PONT-SUZON (D.241-N.134)

 

 

 

 57.5

N.134

SARRANCE

 

 

 

 60.5

 

Crossroads:    N.134-D.238

 

 

 

 61.0

D.238

ESCOT (D.238-D.294)

 

 5% for 5.5 km

 

67.0

 

 

 

 11% for 4 km

 

 70.5

D.294

COL DE MARIE-BLANQUE

 1035 m

 CAT 1

 

76.0

 

PLATEAU DE BENOU

 

 

Food! **

 78.0

 

BILHERES-EN-OSSAU

 

 

 

 82.0

 

BIELLE  (D.294-D.934)

 

 

 

 84.5

D.934

GERE-BELESTEN

 

 

 

 89.5

 

LARUNS

 

 

 

 91.5

 

D.934 exit

 

   5% for 6 km

 

 92.0

 

Crossroads:    D.934-D.918

 

 

 

94.0

 

ELIMINATION POINT around here!

 

 

11.9mph or out!

 95.5

D.918

EAUX-BONNES

 

  8.5% for 11 km

 

 108.5

 

COL D'AUBISQUE

 1677m

 H.CAT

Food! **

 118.0

 

COL DU SOULOR

 1475 m

 

 

 118.0

 

Crossroads:    D.918-D.126

 

 

 

 126.5

D.126

ARBEOST

 

 

 

 130.0

 

FERRIERES

 

 

 

 136.5

 

Crossroads:    D.126-D.326

 

 

 

 137.5

D.326

Crossroads:    D.326-D.126

 

 

 

 140.5

D.126

ARTHEZ-D'ASSON

 

 

 

 146.5

 

ASSON (D.126-D.36)

 

 

 

 151.0

D.36

NAY (D.36-D.936)

 

 

 

 153.5

D.936

BOURDETTES

 

 

 

 154.5

 

ARROS-DE-NAY (D.936-D.37)

 

 

 

 155.5

D.37

SAINT-ABIT

 

 

 

 156.5

 

PARDIES-PIETAT (D.37-D.24)

 

 

 

 161.0

D.24

CÔTE DE PARDIÈS-PIÉTAT

 

 CAT 4

 

 167.0

 

GAN (D.24-N.134)

 

 

 

 170.0

N.134

JURANCON

 

 

 

 174.0

 

Entry to PAU

 

 

 

 180.5

 

PAU

 

 

Finish

Preliminary Route of the Etape du Tour 2005

 

Notes:

1. This information is subject to change. It has been compiled from the available information.

2. The exact location of the elimination points and feeding stations is not known at the time of writing.

3. Start points of the gradients are necessarily approximate.