Beyond Alpe d’Huez: The Best Cycling Climbs from Bourg d’Oisans
Tuesday, as part of the Oisans Col series, Col de la Croix de Fer (both…
Col du Sabot: higher, more difficult, and infinitely quieter than its neighbour Alpe d’Huez. Perhaps…
Great alternate route up to Col de Sarenne via Col de Cluy
This is a great route (map at bottom). If you have climbed Alpe d’Huez, you…
A beautiful April day – there may still be skiing at Alpe d’Huez – but the cycling wasn’t bad either.
Col de la Morte — Pass of the Dead. Nice!
The snob in me enjoys the fact that during my last three visits to Bourg d’Oisans I have cycled something other than Alpe d’Huez. More seriously, this is a sign that there is lots of great cycling in the region.
Are you visiting Bourg d’Oisans but searching for something quiet, scenic ….. and easier than Alpe d’Huez?
I had no idea of the plan, but I knew that we wouldn’t be doing something as standard as climbing Alpe d’Huez.