shopify
analytics tool
Hourquette d’Ancizan - Velo Peloton
Col des Ares
Nov 4, 2014
View of Hautacam from Saint-Savin
Winter Has Arrived
Nov 5, 2014
Show all

Hourquette d’Ancizan

La Hourquette d’Ancizan

La Hourquette d’Ancizan ia a Cat 1 climb in Hautes Pyrénées. The summit is at 1564 metres altitude. It is on road D113 connecting Campan in the west to Ancizan in the east. La Hourquette d’Ancizan runs parallel to Col d’Aspin. Hourquette is from the Gascon language. It means fork. It is a common place name in the Pyrenees where it refers to mountain passes, by analogy with the fork shape. It is the equivalent of the French word Col.

Climb La Hourquette d’Ancizan

Starting from Ancizan in the east, the climb is 10.3 km @ 7.8%. Over this distance, the climb is 805 m. After Ancizan, the road goes up sharply, with stretches of 15% in the first kilometre, but after the first 3 km , the climb becomes more moderate. Both assents by Le Tour de France have been from this side.

La Hourquette d’Ancizan

La Hourquette d’Ancizan – East

Max elevation: 1601 m
Total climbing: 1064 m
Download
La Hourquette d’Ancizan

La Hourquette d’Ancizan

Strava - Hourquette d'AncizanView the climb on Strava


Starting from Campan, the climb is 22.6 km @ 4%. Over this distance, the climb is 904 m, with the steepest section being at 10.0%. It is the same as the climb to Col d’Aspin up the the ski station at Payolle. From there you take a right turn. 1km later the grade will kick up but it is never as steep as the eastern side. 4km from the summit there is a 1km downhill section before the final 3km. It is not a very difficult climb with only the last 8km offering any significant gradient and the scenery is very beautiful.

Export as KML for Google Earth/Google MapsOpen standalone map in fullscreen mode
La Hourquette d’Ancizan

loading map - please wait...

| km | +m | download GPX file download GPX file
La Hourquette d’Ancizan Summit: 42.899948, 0.305793
Cafe: 42.943291, 0.277859
Drinking Water: 42.984703, 0.227167
La Hourquette d’Ancizan

La Hourquette d’Ancizan – West

Max elevation: 1569 m
Total climbing: 537 m
Download
La Hourquette d’Ancizan

La Hourquette d’Ancizan

Strava - Hourquette d'AncizanView the climb on Strava

La Hourquette d’Ancizan Summit

There are no facilities at the summit.

La Hourquette d’Ancizan

La Hourquette d’Ancizan summit.

Tour de France

La Hourquette d’Ancizan has 2 appearances in Le Tour de France. Both time the col was climbed from the east.

2011 : L. Mangel
2013 : Daniel Martin


La Hourquette d’Ancizan Photo gallery.

Leave a Reply