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This is a great route (map at bottom). If you have climbed Alpe d’Huez, you may have looked across the…

Above: Grey beard is thirsty at Col de l’Iseran Nothing better than a beer at the summit of a big…

It’s getting colder and the high Alps has fresh snow. With lots of lousy weather in the immediate forecast, my…

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I figured I had time to sneak up Col de Portillon and the Spanish border before the long drive home.