SKI TOURING AND CYCLE ROUTES IN THE HAUTES ALPES INCLUDING SERRE CHEVALIER & BRIANCON

A guide to ski and bike touring routes including Serre Chevalier and Briançon, Pic Blanc du Galibier, Col du Galibier, Col du Lautaret, Trois-Évêchés - and ski touring with dogs.

Catch our first hand reports on ski tours AND cycling routes - including classic cols and explorations of new terrain. STYLE ALTITUDE HQ is in the Hautes Alps based at Serre Chevalier where we have some superb backcountry, mountain roads and trails close by both in France and Italy. Our summer Bike Tours for the Serre Chevalier and Briancon area include many iconic cols and routes for the Etape du Tour and Tour de France coming through in July.

 

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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Guide to Cycling the Etape du Tour 2017 or visiting Serre Chevalier Briançon for the Tour de France 2017 a guide to cycle routes Cols Galibier Lautaret Col d'Izoard

Cycling the Etape du Tour 2017 or visiting Serre Chevalier Briançon for the Tour de France these are the routes and cols you can ride. 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.

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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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First time road trip to Limone Piemonte Italy skiing fresh powder that fell day before. 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 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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