A few days ago, I snuck in a final big climb before the snow arrived…
A truly beautiful mountain bike cycling climb to Col de Balme, surrounded by views of snowy peaks and a glacier or two. Map, photos, etc.
A perfect day, I decided to visit Col du Galibier one last time before it closes until next June – it should snow there tomorrow. Photos, profile, map
Very challenging, super scenic, five col mountain bike loop up to Les Grandes Platières (2480m). With amazing views of Mont Blanc at the summit.
Superb 22 kilometre mountian bike climb to Col du Jovet – 2404 metres – from Bozel. Quiet, high, and beautiful.
Colle di Sampeyere is the 12th highest paved road in Italy (2284 metres). I have…
A challenging but beautiful mountain bike climb to Col du Joly with great views of Mont Blanc.
A super fun 20 kilometre cycling climb to Lac de Mauvoisin. Then 14 kilometres deeper into the Alps on a mountain bike. Map, photos, etc.
Beautiful cycling climb via the lesser known 3rd, tougher route, to Cormet de Roselend: via the beautiful Col du Pré.