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Below zero at the bottom. And plenty of snow up top.

Surprisingly, when the winter weather isn’t too crazy, the road is open on the famous side.

My St-Etienne friends Philippe and Xavier were in the neighbourhood and invited me to join them on a superb but challenging loop. Every climb was steep – including the famous Col de Joux Plane.

Here is stage one of the upcoming July 2008 Lost Boys Tour d’Enfer. A trip organized by my friend Leslie that will include people from the USA, Canada, France, Turkey, Germany, and Switzerland.