Beautiful vineyards, a challenging climb, a long tunnel, military checkpoints, an alpine dam/lake, and a beautiful castle – this loop has it all. And most of it is virtually deserted!
Browsing: Swiss Alps
The west side of Sustenpass is rarely too steep. But it is a giant climb – 27.5 kilometres long. And it’s beautiful.
Here is a lessor known, absolute gem of a hors categorie climb in central Switzerland.
After mocking this year’s Tour de Suisse route, I thought I’d better have a look first hand at the the two Hors Categorie climbs that will be raced this Sunday as part of the final 2012 Tour de Suisse stage.
Two absolutely stunning climbs – more examples that there are so many rides better than the more famous Verbier in this region.
Contador and other wimps stop at Verbier. But slow, old guys (me) know that the climb only gets interesting higher up above Verbier.
A short but stunning (and challenging) loop in the Vaudoise alps with Doreen.
Simon posted a comment describing how great this route was. That was all the motivation I needed.
Starting from UCI headquarters in Aigle, Switzerland – these are two beautiful climbs into the Vaudoise alps.