A third way up the legendary Col de Joux Plane – by mountain bike.
Browsing: French Alps
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 up the fabulous Col de la Croix de Fer.
Col de Joux Plane’s Tougher Neighbour: Plateau des Saix
Col du Noyer is a beautiful, medium difficulty, climb in the Hautes Alpes starting off the Route du Napoleon.
Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe. A massive 38 kilometre climb with 2000 metres of ascent. Wow!