Cycling to 3131 metres and the summit of Mont Chaberton and its 19th century Fort. The highest I have ever been on a bike. Map, photos, etc.
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Huge, car-free cycling climb through the Parco Naturale Gran Bosco to Col Blegier, joining the historic high altitude military road Strada dell’Assietta. Map, photos, etc.
This is a superb, remote, challenging alternative mountain biking route to Plateau des Glières. Fun. Map, photos, etc.
A very steep, very scenic mountain bike ride high above Combloux ski station. Map, photos, etc.
Col de Voza is high above St. Gervais and Les Houches ski stations in the…
Extraordinary 93 kilometre mountain bike ride on super high, old Italian military roads. 10 passes. Map, photos, route description.
A fantastic cycling ride to Forte Jafferau (2805 metres) on old military roads. The 18th highest road in Europe. Map, photos, etc.
Super steep, beautiful mountain biking climb above Samoens. Map, photos, profile, etc.
Cycling to Col de a Bathie. Exploring unpaved high alpine roads can be rewarding. And one can discover some very, very big “unknown” climbs. Map, profile, photos, etc.
Recently we went hiking with friends all the way to the summit of Le Parmelan (1834 metres) the prominent peak jutting out of the north edge of the Alps a little west of Lake Annecy. It’s a huge, rugged massif with the occasional hiking trail, but not much else. I, of course, was eyeing the cycling possibilities.