The high Alps cols are starting to open – woohoo. It can be fun to climb a col just as it opens, as usually a little snow is still around.
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Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne is the start town for one of the greatest climbs in cycling: Col du…
I am an annoying person with whom to drive through the Alps. I keep pointing…
A challenging, little known climb, on quiet roads. Sandwiched between Col du Galibier and Col de la Croix de Fer. In summer, bring a mountain bike and go even higher.
Meribél Mottaret is the high point in the middle valley of Les Trois Vallées
I may have a new hobby! Cycle up a famous mountain. Then rent cross-country skis at the summit, and explore some more.
Col de Pierre Carrée, at 1844 metres, is the highest col anywhere near Geneva that is open all winter.