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Galibier Challenge

04 Jun 2023, Saint Michel de Maurienne, France

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The epic snow walls of the Galibier

Who has never dreamed of climbing the Col du Galibier (2645m) with its mythical snow walls? This world-famous pass with its postcard-like landscapes is waiting for you.

The Galibier Challenge is the first high mountain gran fondo on the French calendar. This fun event offers cyclists a nice challenge early in the season. The event takes place just a few days after the official opening of the climb.


A gran fondo, time trail and... gravel ride!

  • The Galbier Challenge GF will take place on June 5, 2022. The course is 110 km long and has 3350m+.
  • In addition, there is a time trial up the Galibier and Télegraphe on the same date. It will be 35 km long with 1900m of climbing.
  • On June 4, there will also be a special gravel ride. You can read more about it here.



Road bike | Gran fondo

Date not yet confirmed

Start & finish place
Saint Michel de Maurienne
Saint Michel de Maurienne

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Distances and elevation
110km/3350m, 35km/1900m.

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Road bike | Val Thorens

Road bike | Val Thorens

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