A recent annual tradition: Cycle up the classic (Samoëns) side of Col de Joux Plane…
It is becoming one of my little annual traditions to cycle up to Col de…
A few years ago, Doreen and I hiked up to Lac de Gers. As we…
Another of my favourite late-winter alpine cycling climbs. With the added bonus of cross-country skiing at the summit.
I may have a new hobby! Cycle up a famous mountain. Then rent cross-country skis at the summit, and explore some more.
Col de Joux Plane’s Tougher Neighbour: Plateau des Saix
A very, very fun day cycling up Col de Joux Plane and watching the Dauphiné. Photo: Vino reaches for newspaper for descent.
Yes, this Tour de France legend is cyclable in winter.
You know it’s a difficult loop when Col de Joux Plane is the easy climb.
Surprisingly, when the winter weather isn’t too crazy, the road is open on the famous side.