Road Cycling (15)
Col de Chalais, Chartreuse, France
DescriptionA 730 meter climb from Voreppe on this hidden gem. The gradient is a leg breaking 11% average (4km over 12%) with ramps of 17%.
Alpi Ompio, Verbania, Italy
DescriptionSouth east facing but quite a bit of shade as you climb through the woods. The climb to Alpe Ompio is 7km at 8% giving 550meters total from the village of Bieno.
Miazzinna and Alpe Pala Hill Climb, Lake Maggiore, Italy
Start on the round-about at the end of the Via Renco on the NW outskirts of Verbania. Climb to the Alpine village of Miazinna, Alpe Pala and the war memorial.
09/01/2012 La Tronche, Rhône-Alpes, France
The Bastille is an uber-steep but thankfully short climb from la Tronche in the Suburbs of Grenoble to the fortress that overlooks the city.
Plateau des Petites Roches via St Bernard
DescriptionClimb through the historic village of Celliers (chateau Carre etc) or via la Terrace, both are equally difficult.
Mont Blanc via the Three Mont Blancs route
Luc called me on Friday morning. Did I fancy climbing to Mont Blanc on Saturday? Interesting question.
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