French Alps 2015 - CycleBlaze

French Alps 2015

A month in the Rhone-Alpes and northern Provence

By Scott Anderson & Rachael Anderson
1,341 miles (2,158 km) over 33 days between May 22, 2015 and Jun. 23, 2015
Our best laid plans heart 1
That was then heart 0
This is now heart 0
Gear Shift heart 0
Primed for some action heart 0
Arrival in Geneva heart 1
To Annecy: Over Mont Saleve heart 0
At Annecy: A loop through the Bornes Massif heart 0
To Le Bourget du Lac: Over Cret de Chatillon/La Semnoz heart 0
To St Pierre d'Entremont: Over Col de l'Epine/into Chartreuse heart 0
Hiking in the Chartreuse: Cirque de St Meme/Le Chateau heart 0
To Saint Julien en Vercors: In which we receive a bonus pass, at no extra charge heart 0
To Pont en Royans: Along the Combe Laval heart 0
Day ride from Pont en Royans: An arduous ride through the Coulmes Massif heart 0
To Crest: Entering the Drome heart 0
To Nyons: Pas du Lauzens / Col de la Saussens heart 0
To Sault: Over the Windy Mountain heart 0
To Forcalquier: Lulled to sleep by a kletzmer street band heart 0
To Moustiers Ste Marie: Across the Valensole Plateau heart 0
To Castellane: Traversing the Grand Canyon of the Verdon heart 0
To Puget-Theniers: Col de St Barnabe / Clue de St Auban heart 0
To Villars-Colmars: Approaching the high Alps heart 0
Bonus photo album: The windows of Entrevaux heart 0
At Villars-Colmars: Col des Champs / Rest day heart 0
To Barcelonnette: Over Col d'Allos heart 0
At Barcelonnette: Up to Cime de la Bonette heart 0
To Guillestre: On the low route, dodging the rain heart 0
To Briancon: Over Col d'Izoard heart 0
In Briancon: Finally, a rest day heart 0
To Saint Jean de Maurienne: Over Col du Galibier heart 0
At Saint Jean de Maurienne: Over Col de la Croix de Fer heart 0
To Moutiers: Over Col de la Madeleine heart 0
To Beaufort sur Duron: Over Cormet de Roselend heart 0
At Beaufort sur Duron: Loop ride to Albertville and Ugine heart 0
To La Clusaz: Col des Saisies / Col des Aravis heart 0
To Thonon les Bains: Over Col de la Columbiere heart 0
And back to Geneva: A lazy day along Lac Leman heart 0
Returning to Portland heart 0
A last look back: Some random thoughts on the tour of a lifetime heart 0
Panorama shots: Various images from along the way heart 0
A few summit shots: A look back on the high points of the tour heart 0