Photographer's Note

Col de la Colombière (el. 1618 m.) is a mountain pass in the Alps in the department of Haute-Savoie in France.

It connects Cluses in the Arve valley with Le Grand-Bornand in the Borne valley. The road then leads further to Annecy or over Col des Aravis to the Arly valley and is situated between the Massif des Bornes to the north-west and the Chaîne des Aravis to the south-east.
Although the pass is not very high, it is technically difficult for cyclists.

Starting from Scionzier, the climb is 16.3 km long. Over this distance, the climb is 1108 m. (an average percentage of 6.8%). The steepest section is 10.2% near the summit. From Le Grand-Bornand, the Col de la Colombière is 11.7 km long. Over this distance, the climb is 690 m. (an average percentage of 5.9%).

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