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.
Browsing: French Alps
Steep, unpaved, very fun climb up to Col du Joly – and above.
A short video enjoying a beautiful day visiting Col du Galibier.
A third way up the legendary Col de Joux Plane – by mountain bike.
The other day while riding through the vallée verte I saw a path up high in the distance that looked very intriguing.
I was looking to see of it was possible to climb a tiny “road” up to Col de la Charmette.
This weekend Ricardo Ricco, the “Boys from St Etienne,” and I participated in the Ventoux Night Sessions.
Fairly well known among Geneva cyclists is some version of the 10 Col Vallée Verte loop.
Here is a map and details of five ways to cycle up the fabulous Col de la Croix de Fer.