Simon posted a comment describing how great this route was. That was all the motivation I needed.
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This pass has been used for almost 3,000 years to cross the Alps. Julius Caesar crossed with an army in 57 BC. Today, along the route are signs with drawings commemorating Napolean’s crossing with 46,000 soldiers in 1800.
Bike route 878749 – powered by Bikemap South-East of Lake Geneva, Martigny is the start of several great climbs including Col du Grand St Bernard. Today’s quick loop sampled three lessor know but superb Cols in the area. Starting just short of Verbier, the Col des Planches is a steep, quiet, well surfaced road that [...]