Luz Ardiden is a ski resort in the Pyrenees. It is situated in the Hautes-Pyrénées department, in the Midi-Pyrénées. The ski resort lies at a height of 1720 meters and was opened on January 16, 1975. In recent years the road to Luz Ardiden has served as an occasional stage finish for the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España.
Starting from Luz-Saint-Sauveur , the climb to Luz Ardiden is 14.7 km long. The elevation gain over this distance is 1010 m . The maximum gradient is 10%.
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