Deserted 13 km cycling climb on snow-lined route. The road to La Barillette was surprisingly cleared of snow. And closed to cars!
Cycling Mont Salève. Autumn photos of this great mountain.
I often get asked if I only cycle up mountains.
It’s winter in the Alps but it’s still possible to climb on a bike.
Le Mole is the distinctive stand-alone triangle shaped mountain about 20 kms south of Geneva near Cluses dominating the autoroute to Chamonix.
In the colder months in Geneva it is often dark, grey, and overcast. Miserable. But often if you cycle high enough, you can get above the clouds, into glorious sunshine.
My first big “comeback” ride. Eric and I took a beautiful alternate route up Mont Salève mainly following trails instead of the road.
It’s nice to live at the bottom of a mountain.
My first attempt at “The Barillette Challenge”.
Today, we decided to get as wet and muddy as possible: