Col de Pierre Carrée, at 1844 metres, is the highest col anywhere near Geneva that is open all winter.
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Here are ten great routes from 2013 along with some photos that I quite liked. Happy New Year.
The other weekend Doreen and I went to Val d’Isère to cycle Col de l’Iseran the highest paved mountain pass in Europe – and definitely one of the most beautiful.
We were in Val d’Isère for Sunday’s Col de l’Iseran “bike-only” day and I decided to spend Saturday exploring up high and off-the-beaten-track.
A short video enjoying a beautiful day visiting Col du Galibier.
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.
I was looking to see of it was possible to climb a tiny “road” up to Col de la Charmette.
Here is a map and details of five ways up the fabulous Col de la Croix de Fer.
The best part of Plaine Joux is without a doubt the views of Mont Blanc and surrounding mountains.