Video: 1st Cols of the YearBy Will • Jan 7th, 2010 • Category: Climbs, Cycling, Videos
Cold, lots of snow, closed roads, fun.
Eric joined me on my favourite local loop. Up Mont Salève via Saint Blaise, across the mountain and descend from Croisette via Le Coin.
The Route passes 5 Cols – see map – but really only climbs two: the small Col de la Croix Biche (@800 metres) and near the high point of the ride, Col des Pitons (@1340 metres).
The road up was closed at the Restaurant Grotte du Diable – and we had to push the bikes for 7 kms through nice powder snow.
A long hike through powder – and my trusty Sorel boots kept my feet VERY warm: