Châtel-Guyon (dpa) – 4400 vertical meters, seven mountain classifications and the goal at 1589 meters – the 13th stage of the 107th Tour de France will be tough on Friday.
During the ride through the Massif Central over 191.5 kilometers from Châtel-Guyon to Puy Mary Cantal, the favorites are challenged for the overall victory.
Shortly after the start, a first category mountain awaits in the Col de Ceyssat. But the most important is the last ascent to Puy Mary. 5.4 kilometers with an average gradient of 8.1 percent are waiting for the end of an already difficult day. The last two kilometers even have an average gradient of eleven and twelve percent. This could be a great opportunity for the Colombian climber.