The Plateau de Chambaran is just to the south of the much higher, more savage Vercors Massif. This cycling loop managed 6 cols for the most part on super quiet roads.
Browsing: French Alps
Cycling up to Col de Joux Plane and renting Cross Country Skis at the Summit. Map, photos, etc.
One of my regular and favourite winter climbs. Col de Pierre Carrée (1844 metres) is the highest paved road open 12 months a year in Haute Savoie
Near the entrance to the “cycling-mecca” Maurienne valley is a great little road winding up through the woods to Col de Champlaurent. Ten fairly steep kilometres, lots of hairpins and virtually no traffic.
A winter bike ride up Le Semnoz, Annecy’ biggest cycling climb. Then Cross Country Skiing at the summit. Photos, map, etc.
Great cycling loop in the Aravis Alps. Map, profiles, and photos.
Cycling to Valmeinier and then visiting Lac de Bissorte. Photos, map, route description.
A challenging but beautiful little mountain bike ride above Argentière ski station near Chamonix. Map, photos, route description. Cycling in the Alps near Mont Blanc.
Superb mountain bike ride to the Aguille Croche via Col du Joly. Photos, map, route description. cycling beside Mont Blanc.
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