The Plateau de Chambaran is just to the south of the much higher, more savage Vercors Massif. This cycling loop managed 6 cols for the most part on super quiet roads.
Cycling above Flaine. Four Cols with three high peaks between. A challenging but superb mountain bike ride on the mountains of the Grand Massif.
A fun 6 Col loop. The beautiful Chartreuse (Alps) Massif lies between Chambéry and Grenoble.…
First, let me just say that Col d’Evosges was a revelation. It’s an amazing climb.…
Fairly well known among Geneva cyclists is some version of the 10 Col Vallée Verte loop.
I like to consider myself a fairly good “Col Hunter.” But my friend Bastien is a true expert.
For the first time in ages (years?), I followed with no idea where I was going as I was with a group of expert route planners.
Mountain biking above Courchevel: Three high altitude Cols and the stunning Vallon des Avals
A few weeks ago while cycling Col de la Madeleine and Lachat I could see into the next valley and noticed some amazing hairpins up high. I vowed to take a closer look.