I often get asked if I only cycle up mountains.
Map of over a hundred French Alps and Jura Mountains cycling climbs. Links to details for each climb (map, photo, description, elevation chart, etc)
Here is a comprehensive map of almost a 100 road bike cycling climbs all across Switzerland.
Hopefully to help me plan some trips. 🙂
A Truly superb loop in central Switzerland in the shadows of the heavily glaciated Wildstrubel Alps. And two fantastically named passes. 🙂
I would happily put either side of Grosse Scheidegg on any top ten list of great Alpine cycling climbs.
This weekend I had the good fortune of having the great mountain sport photographer Dan Patittuci show me his favourite “local loop” in the hills just north of Interlaken.
A couple of truly beautiful Cols in the Swiss “Vaudoise” Alps. Col de la Croix will feature in next week’s Tour de Romandie.
No-one does tiny, high-altitude paved roads like the Swiss.
Ovronnaz is a little ski station in the Valais region of Switzerland that has featured recently in the Tour de Suisse. It’s a beautiful and steep 10 kilometre climb. Vineyards down low, south facing for plenty of sun on a cool November day, and dozens of amazing hairpins: