I may have a new hobby! Cycle up a famous mountain. Then rent cross-country skis at the summit, and explore some more.
At its core, this blog is about Col hunting. Generally on a bike, but occasionally on cross-country skis.
Col de Pierre Carrée, at 1844 metres, is the highest col anywhere near Geneva that is open all winter.
If you want to cycle a loop around lake Annecy, here are a few tips:
Col de la Croix Fry features one of the most beautiful hairpins I know. A great winter Alps climb.
It’s winter in the Alps but it’s still possible to climb on a bike.
My 2014 Cycling Challenge
Here are ten great routes from 2013 along with some photos that I quite liked. Happy New Year.
Busy doing your Christmas shopping? Looking for a 2014 alpine cycling calendar? Well look no further.