A tough but stunning, partly unpaved route to Col de la Madeleine via the amazing Lacets (hairpins) de Montvernier, and the challenging Col du Chaussy.
A perfect day, I decided to visit Col du Galibier one last time before it closes until next June – it should snow there tomorrow. Photos, profile, map
Cycling Col de la Croix de Fer via Col du Mollard. Map, photos, profile, etc.
Cycling to Valmeinier and then visiting Lac de Bissorte. Photos, map, route description.
A close up view of cycling the amazing Lacets de Monvrenier. Hairpin Heaven. They will appear in the 2015 Tour de France stage 18. Photo, description, maps, etc.
On Strava.com, the social cycling tracker web-site, 2000+ people have cycled up Col du Glandon,…
I love cycling climbs up to high altitude dams/lakes. These are some of the most…
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.
Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne is the start town for one of the greatest climbs in cycling: Col du…