|Col de la Croix Fry/Col de Manigod|
|Height||Climbing height - length|
|822m - 11.7 km (Chamossière N)
803m - 11.4 km (Chamossière S)
253m - 3.9 km (Les Converses)
582m - 10.9 km (Le Grand-Bornand)
977m - 27.5 km (St-Pierre)
|3 (5) (West); 2 (5) (East)||4 (5)|
|How to get there||
The climb starts in the west from Chamossière (645m) near Thônes on the way from Annecy, or a bit to the south from Chamossière ”south” (664m) if coming down from the Col du Marais (842m). It is a fairly good climb on this side with god views.
From the east, if you come here after having climbed over the famous Col des Aravis (1486m), you start the climb at Les Converses (1214m) (before La Clusaz) and have a short and easy climb to the pass. If you came over the Col de la Colombière (1608m) you will start the climb at after the bridge at Le Grand-Bornand (885m) (via the Col de St Jean de Sixt (959m)). For completeness sake you could also start the climb up north at St-Pierre (490m) near Bonneville.
|Other comments||Great views mostly on the west side of the pass. There are many restaurants in the area and many more passes! Do not miss the nearby Col de Merdassier (1495m).