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French Alps

Col du Jaillet

A very steep, very scenic mountain bike ride high above Combloux ski station. Map, photos, etc.

French Alps

Col des Posettes and Col de Balme

A challenging but beautiful little mountain bike ride above Argentière ski station near Chamonix. Map, photos, route description. Cycling in the Alps near Mont Blanc.

French Alps

Col de Balme and Col des Posettes

The Chamonix tourist office gave me a map with several signed mountain bike routes on it.

I chose the “difficult” red route to Le Tour with a plan to then climb towards Col de Balme as high as possible.