The high Alps passes won’t open for another 6 or 7 months (!) and the snow has now even arrived down low.
But winter doesn’t mean that one can’t continue to cycle uphill.
A map of big cycling climbs in the Dolomites region of Italy. Along with photos and descriptions of five great routes.
Broadly speaking, the famous climbs of the Pyrénées can be split into two categories:
Old mountains routes & Purpose built roads up to newish ski stations.
Today’s ride was one of each type.