Monthly Archives: August 2014

Col du Petit Saint Bernard

Col du Petit Saint Bernard 2188m Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo Start and Finish La Thuile, Aosta  18 miles Height Gain 720 metres A super little ride starting in the Italian ski town with no tunnels on this section. The … Continue reading

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Col Du Glandon

Col du Glandon 1924 m  and Col de la Croix Fer 2067m Start and Finish and Finish Saint Etienne de Cuines …30miles Height Gain… 1617 m   A truly beautiful classic climb, that would rate highly on any cyclists list. … Continue reading

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Col des Saisies

Col Des Saisies 1650 metres Start and Finish Notre Dame de Bellecombe 15 miles Height Climbed 928 metres A lovely ride on fairly quiet Alpine roads, passing through sleepy pastures with Beaufort cows grazing, bright Red and Orange Geraniums hanging … Continue reading

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Col du Grand Saint Bernard

  Col du Saint Grand Bernard 2,469m Height gain 695 metres We parked the van just on the old road to the Col. Thus missing the tunnel through the Col. A beautiful quiet ride through this foreboding historic Combe It … Continue reading

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Col de la Madeleine

Col De la Madeleine 1993 metres also known as 2000 metres! Start and Finish La Chambre Height gain 1570 metres Starting in La Chambre  with an easy 6% this would not be seen much on this Hors Categorie climb. For … Continue reading

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Passy Joux plaine

Passy Joux Plaine 1350 Start and Finish Lac Passy 22 miles Height gain 914 metres Not to be mistaken for Col Joux plaine, Samoens, a great circular ride starting from the pretty Lac of Passy. Steady gradients and sweeping hairpins … Continue reading

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Col du Corbier

    Col du Corbier 1237 m… Col du Grand Taillet 1035 m…Pointe de Trechauffex 1290m Great round route from Le Biot 28 miles A fabulous ride near to Morzine, quiet roads stunning Alpine pastures of time gone by and … Continue reading

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