Today we climbed one of the nicest climbs all over the Pyrenees: Port de Pailheres, at 2001 mts height. More than 15 km to get to the top of this amazing climb, which has been Tour de France stage ending in several editions. Last 4 km are just superb with steep parts and fantastiv views.
The steepest side (and the one used by Tour de France) is from Mijanes, then descending to Ax les Thermes, most of the times to finish in Plateau de Beille (or even to Ax 3 Domains (Plateau de Bonascre).
Port de Pailheres in the Pyrenees should be in your trip if you ever cycle along the Pyrenees!