A fantastic cycling ride to Forte Jafferau (2805 metres) on old military roads. The 18th highest road in Europe. Map, photos, etc.
A superb unpaved cycling route to Col de la Traversette above La Rosière Ski Station. Map, photos, route description.
Super fun mountain bike ride to Col des Chavannes (2592 metres) in the face of Mont Blanc. Map, photos, etc.
A rare (admittedly minor) positive legacy from war: the great network of old, high, unpaved…
I love cycling climbs up to high altitude dams/lakes. These are some of the most…
Col de Tamié would be a good location to watch stage 19 of the 2013 Tour de France.
In 1967 a local farmer – Jean Poncet – joined two mountain forestry roads, one from Queige the other from Venthon creating this fantastic “Col.”
Every time I have cycled Galibier, I have eyed a nearby old military road full of hairpins.