I may have a new hobby! Cycle up a famous mountain. Then rent cross-country skis at the summit, and explore some more.
Browsing: French Alps
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.
Located in the Hautes-Alpes, Risoul 1850 is the thirteenth biggest Ski Station in France. It…
The other weekend Doreen and I went to Val d’Isère to cycle Col de l’Iseran the highest paved mountain pass in Europe – and definitely one of the most beautiful.
We were in Val d’Isère for Sunday’s Col de l’Iseran “bike-only” day and I decided to spend Saturday exploring up high and off-the-beaten-track.
Steep, unpaved, very fun climb up to Col du Joly – and above.