Higher, harder, prettier, and a fraction of the traffic of its neighbor Alpe d’Huez.
Painful fun. 174 kilometres, 5000 metres ascent (+16000 feet), over 3 of the most famous climbs in France.
It’s tough to say much about Alpe d’huez that hasn’t been said a hundred times before. But I will say that October is a fantastic time.
Along with “L’Etape du Tour” – it is probably the most famous – and one of the the most challenging – Cyclosportive in France.
174 kilometres (108 miles) and 5,000 metres vertical ascent (16,400 feet)!
Cycling up Alpe d’Huez? There is more to do than just the usual Tour de France route.
We started our journey back north and arrived last night in Alpe d’Huez. With its…
STATS: 31.6kms; 1,650 metres ascent Start: Rochetaillée Top: 2,067 metres Last Climbed: July 2006…