I often suggest this as a perfect introductory climb for the famous big Alps climbs.
Surprisingly, when the winter weather isn’t too crazy, the road is open on the famous side.
Sunshine and warmer temperatures meant it was time to take a break from the indoor trainer and cross country skiing.
How hard did I work? Below is my heart rate graph. Anytime it spikes into red …. it hurt. A lot.
This is one of my favourite winter Alps cycling climbs.