Hautacam is a ski resort in the French Pyrenees. It is situated in the Hautes -Pyrénées, in the Midi-Pyrénées region, near the town of Argelès -Gazost and the pilgrimage site of Lourdes. The ski station is located at an altitude of 1560 meters.
Tour de France
Hautacam was for the first time in 1994, arrival at a stage of the Tour de France, which was won by Luc Leblanc. On the long climb Miguel Indurain could dissociate all its main competitors to the Maillot Jaune and was only überspurtet by Leblanc at the end. 1996 forced Bjarne Riis on the stage to Hautacam the preliminary decision of Appreciation by abhängte all enemies with a series of attacks and secured the victory. In 2000, Javier Otxoa winner in Lourdes Hautacam. The then Second Lance Armstrong took the lead in the overall standings, he should no longer give.
In 2008 Hautacam destination was the 10th stage of the Tour de France from Pau to Hautacam.