A short but stunning (and challenging) loop in the Vaudoise alps with Doreen.
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The final day of our mini Swiss Alps cycling trip. We had driven from Gstaad to Villars yesterday – and had to take the long way as the Col de la Croix is still closed due to snow. But it was our cycling goal, so we decided to have a look from the Villars side. [...]
Today was a bit warmer and much sunnier. I decided to climb Col de la Croix again — starting at Villars – but using mountain bike paths as much as possible. There is nothing like the Swiss Alps when the sun is shining. The first half of my route was on a beautiful, tiny, steep [...]
A Riddle: When you are cycling up a 10% slope, its freezing, and it starts to snow, why are hairpin turns good? Answer: At least some of the time the 25 km wind will be at your back. Col de la Croix is high above but links Villars and Diablerets Ski resorts in the [...]