Col de la Croix de Fer is usually the first of the giant Maurienne valley…
Enjoying the Tour de France festivities after cycling up Col du Glandon
Cycling Col de la Croix de Fer via Col du Mollard. Map, photos, profile, etc.
On Strava.com, the social cycling tracker web-site, 2000+ people have cycled up Col du Glandon,…
The high Alps cols are starting to open – woohoo. It can be fun to climb a col just as it opens, as usually a little snow is still around.
Here is a map and details of five ways to cycle up the fabulous Col de la Croix de Fer.
I have had the good fortune to cycle Col du Glandon twice this summer. To watch the Tour, and on bike-only day. Nice.
Painful fun. 174 kilometres, 5000 metres ascent (+16000 feet), over 3 of the most famous climbs in France.
Col du Glandon is one of my very favourite climbs – especially the last three crazy kilometres.
One of the best base locations for cycling big and famous Tour de France climbs.