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How many vertical feet of climb are they doing tomorrow(4 posts)

How many vertical feet of climb are they doing tomorrowFrancis
Jul 20, 2001 8:21 AM
I'm dying to find out. It seems like the most difficult stage.

francis
re: How many vertical feet of climb are they doing tomorrowBig Lug
Jul 20, 2001 10:26 AM
I could be wrong but I think it's around 14K feet of climbing in stage 13. Enough to put us mere mortal's into an ambulance to be sure.
Anybody know if that number is correct?
3857.6 vertical metersak
Jul 20, 2001 11:26 AM
the way I figured it out (math king that I am) is that the six climbs on tomorrow's stage constitute 3857.6 vertical meters. That's 49k at 7.87%. That only counts the rated climbs and doesn't account for slight up-hill they'll be riding whenever they're in a "flat" section (as you'll see by the picture below (providing it works, if not go to "www.letour.fr" and checkl out the "dynamic profile"
or 12537.2 feet...Ron B
Jul 20, 2001 11:46 AM
not including the gradual rise from start to finish.

I think I'll go hack up a lung for some sympathy pains.