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March and April is the best time to do small and medium climbs in the Alps as the weather can be warm, the roads fine, and the surrounding mountains stunningly snow covered.

I received a nice comment from Colin recently.

He mentioned a road up to Col de la Frasse that I had never heard of – so i got the maps out and made a plan.

High above Lake Annecy – It’s a magnificent and tough climb – and frankly today I suffered near the top.

I am not yet fit or light enough for the July Tour d’Enfer. But at least the injury seems almost OK.

Le Semnoz is the huge mountain on the west side of Lake Annecy. I have…