Along with “L’Etape du Tour” – it is probably the most famous – and one of the the most challenging – Cyclosportive in France.
174 kilometres (108 miles) and 5,000 metres vertical ascent (16,400 feet)!
Famous for the eponymous cheese, Beaufort is one of the best bases for fabulous climbs in the north French Alps.
Map of over a hundred French Alps and Jura Mountains cycling climbs. Links to details for each climb (map, photo, description, elevation chart, etc)
A few years ago, Doreen and I hiked up to Lac de Gers. As we reached the plateau with the…
Mont Ventoux – A More Detailed Look