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French Alps

Le Salève in the COLD

I am trying to get myself motivated for climbing in the cold. Actually, the climbing is fun. It’s the descents that can be awful.


Col de Crozet

Col de Crozet is in the middle of a tiny ski station in the Jura mountains above Geneva.

The Challenge

2008 Challenge Success!

Wow are my legs tired.

I have completed my main 2008 Challenge to cycle 160,000 metres of vertical ascent (or one foot for every minute of the year). There is no doubt that my silly challenges have kept me motivated.

French Alps

Val Thorens

One of the longest and biggest climbs in France. Val Thorens is the highest resort in the world famous Trois Vallées ski area (Courchevel, Méribel, etc).

French Alps

Val Pelouse

A lessor known but challenging climb south of Chambery.

Relentless and very steep

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