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French Alps A long way up

Mont Revard is the big Massif just north-east of Chambéry, overlooking the south-east side of Lac du Bourget. Its imposing cliff face dominates the views east and the roads up need to cycle around behind these cliffs from either the north (Aix-les-Bains) or the south (Chambéry).

French Alps

The road to Epine was signed as closed due to the snow a couple of weeks back – but it was completely clear …. and with the closure also car free.

French Alps

Pré means meadow in French – so Col des Prés clumsily translated means “mountain pass of the meadows.”

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