Col d'Osquich (St-Just-Ibarre)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
St-Just-Ibarre 495m 317m 6.0 km 5.3% 124 ***

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Climb Description

Col d'Osquich is a relatively short and easy climb in the Basque Pyrenees. From this side it is commonly ascended towards the end of the first day on the Pyrenees Coast to Coast route, and generally serves as a warm up ahead of bigger tests to come.

The scenery is pleasant rolling green hills, rather than high mountains.

Col d'Osquich is open throughout the year.

Roads & Traffic

The road surface is in good condition throughout the climb and there is little traffic throughout the climb.

Alternative Routes

Col d'Osquich can also be climbed from the east, beginning in Musculdy.

Nearby Climbs


Port de Larrau

Col de Bagargi

Col de la Pierre St Martin


Cycling Holidays

Col d'Osquich is climbed as a route option on our Pyrenees Coast to Coast cycling holiday.

Check out the information below for details of this and some of the other tours that we run in high mountains.

Port de Pailheres Cycling
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Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 9 Days
Level: Difficulty Hard
Price: €1,980 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

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Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 8 Days
Level: Difficulty Challenging-Hard
Price: €1,630 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Picos de Europa National Park
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 8 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,490 EUR