Near the entrance to the “cycling-mecca” Maurienne valley is a great little road winding up through the woods to Col de Champlaurent. Ten fairly steep kilometres, lots of hairpins and virtually no traffic.
Near Geneva many of the best Nordic Ski locations are at the top of interesting cycling climbs.
Here are my ten favourite alpine Road Bike Climbs of 2014. Links to maps, photos, ride details.
Great cycling loop in the Aravis Alps. Map, profiles, and photos.
Beyond Alpe d’Huez: The Best Cycling Climbs from Bourg d’Oisans
Here is a comprehensive map of almost a 100 road bike cycling climbs all across Switzerland.
Hopefully to help me plan some trips.
A history of the greatest cycling climb in the world – from 1820 to the present. Including descriptions and photos of all three sides.
The sign at the top said Combe Blanche. My book says Col de Puthod and Michelin maps says Col de la Vattay.
Regardless it’s a fantsatic, steep, deserted climb in the Jura mountains.