Col de Chérel is another little known, deserted, tough, climb, from Lake Annecy. This is a relatively tough, truly quiet, loop in the Bauges Alps. Note: The top several kilometres of both cols are unpaved roads – I had my 29er mountain bike.
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A very quiet, challenging, unpaved cycling route to Col des Glières that includes 6 cols, and passes very close to three more. Map and photos.
Col de l’Aulp and Col de la Forclaz – great secret climb above Lake Annecy.
My Favourite Mountain Bike cycling climbs in the Alps – maps, photos, route descriptions.
Col de Crozet. Mountain Biking in the Jura Mountains. Map, photos, route description.
A challenging but beautiful little mountain bike ride above Argentière ski station near Chamonix. Map, photos, route description. Cycling in the Alps near Mont Blanc.
Superb mountain bike ride to the Aguille Croche via Col du Joly. Photos, map, route description. cycling beside Mont Blanc.
Cycling above Flaine. Four Cols with three high peaks between. A challenging but superb mountain bike ride on the mountains of the Grand Massif.
Almost 2,000 metres vertical, lots of hairpins, on near-deserted roads. Fun. I started in Les…