Serre Chevalier & Briancon the Heart of the Hautes Alpes

Tour de France 2022 Serre Chevalier Briancon Col du Galibier and Col du Granon

Below you will find pages on Stage 11 & 12 of this years Tour de France 13th-14th July 2022 featuring the Col du Galibier and the Col du Granon as well as a guide to those Cols as well as the many other cycling routes and Cols that surround Serre Chevalier

Catch our first-hand reports on all that's happening this Summer.

STYLE ALTITUDE HQ is in the Hautes Alps based in Serre Chevalier where we're surrounded by some of the best cycling in the Word.

Our summer Bike Tours in and around Serre Chevalier and Briancon area include all the many iconic cols and routes used for the Etape du Tour and Tour de France and 

Serre Chevalier Briancon has gone Cycling crazy it seems

There are so many cycling events up and down the valley this summer. Apart from the main events there are many independent groups and private events cycling the legendary cols....

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Briançon & Serre Chevalier Tour de France 2022 13th 14th July Col du Galibier Col du Granon & Cols Réservés dates 2022 plus iconic Cols cycle route guide

Tour de France 13-14th July 2022 Serre Chevalier Briançon guide to cycle and cycling the iconic Cols and The Col D'Izoard, Col du Galibier, Alpe d'Huez, Col de Sarenne, Les Deux Alpes, Col du Lauteret, Col du Granon, Col de Vars, Col de Montgenevre, Col de Sestrières, Col Agnel Cols Réservés 2022

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A guide to cycling & running the Col du Granon Serre Chevalier 2,413m & how best to watch Stage 11 Tour de France 2022 on July 13th plus 360 video of climb

The Col du Granon, I often refer to it as my "local hill" being only 5km from where we live and in my Strava log, as a bike climb it features over 55 times, and like the Galibier, I've hiked, run and ski toured up it as well...

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Guide to cycling & running the Col du Galibier 2,642m via the road or the Ancienne route Galibier

The summit of the Col du Galibier is only 27km from where we live, and my Strava log as a bike climb, it features over 40 times! And like the Col du Granon, we've hiked, run and ski toured up it as well...

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Mountain Bike VTT MTB trails & bike park Serre Chevalier Briançon a guide trails in the valley Chantermerle, La Salle-les-Alpes / Villeneuve and Monetier

Visiting Serre Chevalier Briançon these are a selection of mountain bike MTB VTT routes that you can ride. Col du Galibier, Col du Lauteret, Col du Granon, Montgenevre

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Climbing towards Crete de Dormillouise up from Cervieres near Col d'Izoard in April for easy 5 hour tour and spring snow skiing.

When the temperatures rise and the road opens higher it's possible to have a great tour and ski down without too much hiking to the ascent.

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Final stage Alpes Grand Ski Tour Traverse - Alpes Maritimes Mercantour starting at Le Boréon finishing Casterino Les vallées des Merveilles & Gare de Nice

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Chamonix trip ski immense glacial terrain and mountains with some pretty intense ski alpinism mountaineering with Mountain Guide Kristoffer Erickson

Have never really experienced what Chamonix can offer especially with a mountain guide who believes in giving you a day or two to remember along with a mate who thinks it would be amusing to see you dangle on the end of a rope, so to speak......

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Road trip to Limone Piemonte Italy skiing fresh powder from Retour D'Est Genoa Low First day lift assisted off piste then next day big 1,300m ski tour

With hardly any fresh snow in the French / Italian alps our eyes were focused on a small area of low pressure, Retour D'Est Genoa Low, that had various forecasts predicting 20-50cm down South on the Italian / French border and we were not disappointed.

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Ski Touring Ski Tour Randonee with Club Alpin Français de Briançon to Pointe de la Tête Noire où de la Mandette 2,842m good powder cold only wind at summit

First big tour of the season as conditions have not exactly been conducive to touring so far this season

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Ski Tour Randonee Guide: Col du Lautaret Crete de Cote Plaine

Still making the most of the sweet spring snow conditions...

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Slack country back country ski tour ski randonee Serre Chevalier Yret Chair Down to just above Pelvoux, Vallon de Chambran.

Yesterday, left the van in another valley and cycled back so...

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The Queyras During the Retour d'Est

Ski touring ski randonee Queyras during Retour d'Est If Carlsberg made a ski resort....

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Ski Touring Ski Tour Randonee Monetier, Col du Raisin, Refuge Chardonnet, Nevache Le Pont de l'Alpe via Col Aiguillette and Col du Chardonnet

Planned big tour with friends but they bailed, so did my own.....

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Ski Tour ski randonee Guide Serre Chevalier Off back of Eychauda to Les Combes then skin back up to Rocher Blanc

Back in the summer I walked this route checking options...

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Ski tour guide Serre Chevalier from Monetier to Crête du Grand Vallon with two Jack Russel dogs chiens

Classic spring tour and a new route with hardly anyone around.....

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Slackcountry back country ski tour ski randonee Serre Chevalier Col du Mea To Cucumelle Chair

Using our seasonaire passes on the lifts to go into backcountry...

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Serre Chevalier Ski tour ski randonee from Col du Lautaret to near Roc Noir de Combeynot

Time to tour and find some cold powder, if it's still there...

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Ski Tour Guide ski touring ski randonee with two Jack Russels dogs to the Col du Galibier in February

Touring with two younger Jacks, who love the snow and long trips...

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