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12/12/2022 Lauren Wolff

The legendary double-barreled climb of the Tour - The Col du Télégraph & Col du Galibier

When it comes to tough cycling climbs, the French Alps are one of the best places to visit. The delight of breaking free from the drab moorings of everyday life, the joy of motion, the splendor of rolling past trees, rivers and lakes - and of course up climbs! Options of legendary roads pointing upwards to pit yourself against gravity await you to achieve your bucket list of goals of reaching the summits. There are ample opportunities to push yourself to and beyond your limits, along with unbeatable views on the altitude-charged switchback ascents with backdrops of snow-capped peaks to the fast and breathtaking snaking descents. We will tackle the Col du Télégraphe - Col du Galibier as a to-do on our bucket list and read some interesting facts about this legendary French climb.

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