This great loop visits 4 cols, three new to me, and Col de Portes from a couple of new sides. This is one of those rides that I describe as having far more kilometre markers than cars. Superb cycling.
Col de Crozet, in the French Jura mountains, is an excellent, very quiet, unpaved road up through a small ski station. This is a perfect mountain bike climb to get “above the clouds”
Challenging, alternate unpaved mountain bike route to Grand Colombier via Col de Charbemènes.
The Ten Highest Paved Cycling Climbs in the Jura Mountains – Maps, photos, etc.
A scenic and super quiet cycling loop in the French Jura Mountains. Map, photos, profile, etc.
Despite its great name, I had never cycled to La Vue des Alpes – in…
This very quiet Jura mountain cycling loop climbs three cols and passes two others. Map, photos, profiles.
Deserted 13 km cycling climb on snow-lined route. The road to La Barillette was surprisingly cleared of snow. And closed to cars!
Col de Crozet. Mountain Biking in the Jura Mountains. Map, photos, route description.