Col de la Croix de Fer from Saint-Jean-d'Arves

 Col de la Croix de Fer from Saint-Jean-d'Arves 

The Croix de fer (2,343 m) is a mountain of the Mont Blanc Massif, overlooking Trient in the canton of Valais. It is located north of the Tête de Balme and L’Arolette and it is the culminating point of the group between the Col des Montets and the Col de Balme. Starting from the intersection with the road to the Col du Mollard, this saves 15km and about 800hm from the official start in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne. It starts out gentle, but the last 6,5 kilometers are hard. The views up here are magnificent. After a short descent, it is compulsory to tick off the Col du Glandon after a very short climb!


Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
City: Saint-Jean-d'Arves

Distance: 16.9 km
Elevation Gain: 832 m
Elevation Loss: 162 m
Difficulty: 640 (Moderate)
FIETS Index: 4.78 FIETS
Avg Grade: 5.82 %
Max cat climb: HC
Min elevation: 1247 m
Max elevation: 2068 m
Ride Category: Climb

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