A perfect day, I decided to visit Col du Galibier one last time before it closes until next June – it should snow there tomorrow. Photos, profile, map
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.
I find that making myself a map showing all the great climbs in an area is extremely motivating.
Especially since it reminds me all the climbs that I have never done.
It’s getting colder and the high Alps has fresh snow. With lots of lousy weather in the immediate forecast, my…
Col de Portet d’Aspet is the descent where Fabio Casartelli tragically crashed and died during the 1995 Tour de France. This is the monument to his memory.
Mont Ventoux – A More Detailed Look
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