Browsing: Mountain Bike

French Alps north side - above tunnel
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An alternate route to Col du Galibier from the Maurienne valley without taking Col du Télégraphe – not easy. Map, profiles, photos. Galibier was closed above the tunnel, but I managed to get to the Col.

French Alps Bauges Alps
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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.

French Alps Glacier du Tour high on right
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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.

French Alps Road to Col du Jovet
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Almost 2,000 metres vertical, lots of hairpins, on near-deserted roads. Fun. I started in Les…

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