Great cycling loop in the Aravis Alps. Map, profiles, and photos.
Mont Lachat (2050 metres) is the high point, with 360 degree views, of Le Grand…
Col de la Croix Fry features one of the most beautiful hairpins I know. A great winter Alps climb.
Sunday was car-free day @ Col des Aravis. Best part of the climb? The cheese tasting a kilometre from the col.
At Col des Aravis begins a terrific farm track all the way to Col de l’Arpettaz roughly 15 kms away. This was the highlight of the ride.
If the finish was closer to the top of a mountain, and there wasn’t Tourmalet next week, this might be called the Queen stage of the 2010 Tour.
Col des Annes is a little know, beautiful, and very steep cycling climb starting from Le Grand Bornand.
Day 2 – after the hail, the weather has cleared. Today we cycled Col des…