I receive a few emails each week asking questions about cycling in the Alps.
To save some effort, I thought I’d put some of the more frequently asked questions / answers here.
Below is a map of my favourite big climbs by mountain bike in the Alps. (OK, there are a couple…
Hautacam is a ski station above Argelès-Gazost in the Pyrenées. It has appeared 4 times as a mountain top finish in the Tour de France (’94, ’96’, ’00, ’08) – see small photo below for the stage winners.