Very challenging, super scenic, five col mountain bike loop up to Les Grandes Platières (2480m). With amazing views of Mont Blanc at the summit.
Lac du Bourget and Surrounding Cycling Climbs
Map of over a hundred French Alps and Jura Mountains cycling climbs. Links to details for each climb (map, photo, description, elevation chart, etc)
Woohoo, this is a great route! It has three distinct sections, all of which require thicker tires: Briancon to near…
I figured I had time to sneak up Col de Portillon and the Spanish border before the long drive home.