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Col de Portet d'Aspet

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Mountain Pass
Location type: Mountain Pass
Location address: France, Midi-Pyrénées, Portet-d'Aspet
Number of texts: 2
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The Col de Portet d’Aspet is mountain pas at an altitude of 1,069 m. In 1995, the cyclist Fabio Casartelli fell during the Tour de France of 1995 and lost his life when he hit his head against an pole. The accident happened before the last turn with a slope of 18%. 

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Linked groups: Reis Lourdes 2015

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The Col de Portet d’Aspet is a mountain pass in the central Pyrenees in the department of Haute-Garonne in France. It is situated on the D618 road between Aspet and Saint-Girons . At 1,069 metres (3,507 ft), it connects the Ger and Bouigane valleys, on the slopes of the Pic de Paloumère (1608 m).

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