At just over 100 kilometres and 3000 metres of ascent, this quintessential north Alps cycling loop climbs the best roads surrounding Morzine.
I believe many cyclo-tourists do themselves a huge disservice by prioritising Alpe d’Huez above many far, far more interesting roads.
I find that making myself a map showing all the great climbs in an area is extremely motivating.
Especially since it reminds me all the climbs that I have never done.
Starting from Chamonix in the shadow of Mont Blanc, this fantastic loop is almost entirely on trails or unpaved roads.…
Col du Tourmalet is one of the most famous climbs in cycling and the highest cycling Col in the Pyrénées. Today was just a dream day on the bike.
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