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…
A challenging, little known climb, on quiet roads. Sandwiched between Col du Galibier and Col de la Croix de Fer. In summer, bring a mountain bike and go even higher.
Mont Cenis: From Elephants to Emperors to … Cyclists. Some history, some photos, some cycling information.
The other weekend Doreen and I went to Val d’Isère to cycle Col de l’Iseran the highest paved mountain pass in Europe – and definitely one of the most beautiful.
A short video enjoying a beautiful day visiting Col du Galibier.
Here is a map and details of five ways to cycle up the fabulous Col de la Croix de Fer.