Col de la Madeleine (el. 1993 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Alps in the department of Savoie in France.
It connects La Chambre in Maurienne with Aigueblanche and Feissons-sur-Isère in Tarentaise. The southern approach from La Chambre is 19.3 km with an average grade of 8 percent. The northern approach from Aigueblance is 28.3 km with an average grade of 5 percent. The pass is closed from November to the beginning of June.
The pass was first included in the Tour de France in 1969 and has since featured 23 times, most recently in 2010.
By Parabellum @ 2011-07-24 12:09:54