2020 Tour de France Stage 18 Route Preview

Thursday, September 17 - Stage 18

Stage 18 – 168 km (103 miles) – Mountain

The course of the day is made for the most enduring climbers. Indeed over 4,000m of climbing will be on the menu. In the following order, the peloton will head up to the Cormet de Roselend, then the Col des Saisies followed by Les Aravis and finally the Plateau des Glières, a key location of the French Resistance, before continuing towards La Roche-sur-Foron. – Christian Prudhomme

Not many flat roads today, the Peloton crosses the Alps once again.


Cormet de Roseland – 6456 feet in 29 miles, average 6.1 percent


Montee du plateau des Glieres 4560 feet in 3.75 miles average 11.2 percent.



A long downhill will give a chance to those willing to take the biggest risks. Top stage winner picks: Alaphilippe, Bardet, Pinot.



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