One of the best rides from Chamonix. And getting above 2200 metres (over 7200 feet) meant it was full winter gear.
Map of over a hundred French Alps and Jura Mountains cycling climbs. Links to details for each climb (map, photo, description, elevation chart, etc)
I am just going to start with the video. Woohoo! Then I’ll explain the route (and, as usual, add too…
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.