Port de Lers (or Port de l’Hers or Port de Massat) is a Cat 1 climb in Ariège, between the communities of Aulus-les-Bains (west), Massat (north) and Vicdessos (east). The summit is 1516 metres altitude.
Cat 1 from Vicdessos, the climb is 11.5 km @ 7%, gaining 807 metres. Road D18.
Cat 1 from Massat, the climb is 16.6 km @5.2%, gaining 868 metres. At 3.8 km from the summit is the junction with the climb to the Col d’Agnes. Road D18. On paper this should be Cat HC but Le Tour de France have always rated it Cat 1.
2012 : Sergio Paulinho (POR)
2011 : Gorka Izagirre (ESP)
2004 : Michael Rasmussen
1995 : Pantani
Port de Lers Photo Gallery