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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.

French Alps next stop looks beautiful

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.

French Alps Above Chalet de l'Anglettaz

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.

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