I would happily put either side of Grosse Scheidegg on any top ten list of great Alpine cycling climbs.
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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.
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.
As a pre middle-of-the-night ride we cycled this 76 kilometre route – primarily through the magnificent Les Gorges de la Nesque.
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.