A list of most of the highest unpaved cycling roads in the Alps. Photos, maps, profiles, etc. Including 5 that reach +3000 metres.
I believe many cyclo-tourists do themselves a huge disservice by prioritising Alpe d’Huez above many far, far more interesting roads.
It’s always fun to cycle extra high on a bike. Here are the twenty highest…
The Ten Highest Paved Cycling Climbs in Switzerland. Maps, photos, profiles, etc.
The Twenty Highest Paved Cycling Climbs in France. Maps, photos, route descriptions, etc.
The Ten Highest Paved Cycling Climbs in the Jura Mountains – Maps, photos, etc.
Lac du Bourget and Surrounding Cycling Climbs
The Ten Highest Paved Cycling Climbs in Italy. Maps, photos, profiles, etc.
A close up view of cycling the amazing Lacets de Monvrenier. Hairpin Heaven. They will appear in the 2015 Tour de France stage 18. Photo, description, maps, etc.
Beyond Alpe d’Huez: The Best Cycling Climbs from Bourg d’Oisans