I am a huge fan of climbs to high alpine dams/lakes, and Lac d’Emosson is…
Browsing: Swiss Alps
High in the mountains of the Canton of Valais are several huge alpine dams, including…
Some of my favourite climbs are up to alpine lakes. I didn’t know anything about…
A Truly superb loop in central Switzerland in the shadows of the heavily glaciated Wildstrubel Alps. And two fantastically named passes. 🙂
I would happily put either side of Grosse Scheidegg on any top ten list of great Alpine cycling climbs.
This weekend I had the good fortune of having the great mountain sport photographer Dan Patittuci show me his favourite “local loop” in the hills just north of Interlaken.
A couple of truly beautiful Cols in the Swiss “Vaudoise” Alps. Col de la Croix will feature in next week’s Tour de Romandie.
No-one does tiny, high-altitude paved roads like the Swiss.
Ovronnaz is a little ski station in the Valais region of Switzerland that has featured recently in the Tour de Suisse. It’s a beautiful and steep 10 kilometre climb. Vineyards down low, south facing for plenty of sun on a cool November day, and dozens of amazing hairpins: