Browsing: French Alps

Favorites Colombiere in winter
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I just couldn’t resist.

While skiing at Le Grand Bornand a few days ago, I kept looking towards Col de la Colombière and wondering if I could reach the top with a bike – without waiting until June for the road to open.

French Alps
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I am trying to get myself motivated for climbing in the cold. Actually, the climbing is fun. It’s the descents that can be awful.

French Alps
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One of the longest and biggest climbs in France. Val Thorens is the highest resort in the world famous Trois Vallées ski area (Courchevel, Méribel, etc).

French Alps
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A lessor known but challenging climb south of Chambery.

Relentless and very steep

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