La Marmotte

173,8 km ^ 1385 m max. 2,85% avg. 15% max. 3 days

Ride the route of La Marmotte, the most famous cyclosportive event in the world that features four legendary Tour de France mountains. These videos combine all climbs of La Marmotte in to the finish on the Alpe d’Huez (1860m). To reach that mountain, you will have to conquer the Col du Glandon (1924m), the Col du Télégraphe (1556m) and the impressive Col du Galibier (2646m) and every descend and valley in between. Take the challenge and climb them one by one. La Marmotte was first held in 1982. Each year, 7000 amateur riders from all over the world participate in the race. Some winners later became famous professional riders, such as Laurent Brochard (1992), Patrice Halgand (1996) and Laurens ten Dam (2003).

To complete the challenge you’ll have to finish the following films within 3 days (not necessarily in this order):

Name Distance (km) Uphill total (km) Avg. incline (%) Altimeters (m)
Marmotte 1 – Col du Glandon, Allemond 46,22 1,39 0,7 1385
Marmotte 2 – Col du Télégraphe 49,2 1,14 0,6 1143
Marmotte 3 – Col du Galibier 50,60 1,23 – 0,6 1229
Marmotte 4 – Alpe d’Huez 27,75 1,15 2,8 1152


  • Ride all 4 videos mentioned above in full.
  • Complete the 4 videos mentioned above within 72 hours (3 days).
  • Cheating by filling in an incorrect weight is not allowed, you’ll be disqualified and cannot join the challenge.

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