Whenever someone tells me they have just cycled the well-known but completely over-rated Col de…
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The 3rd highest paved cycling climb in the Juras … currently has no snow.
Deserted 13 km cycling climb on snow-lined route. The road to La Barillette was surprisingly cleared of snow. And closed to cars!
Quiet, challenging, scenic, with a beautiful summit. And in summer, a great Alpine chalet restaurant just below La Dôle makes this a favourite cycling climb.
My first attempt at “The Barillette Challenge”.
How does a 32 kilometres bike ride take over 5 hours? Ice, Ice, more ice, snow, hiking, etc.