Haute Route Alps and/or Pyrenees

Haute Route is an unparalled tough 7-day gran fondo through the French Alps and/or French Pyrenees.

Like a pro!

The Haute Route is a memorable cycling challenge. Up and down mountain passes at your own pace. And be treated like the pros in a first class event with DuckStore’s top-notch service.

Trip Facts

Dates

-> Alps Aug 20-29 -> Pyrenees Aug 28 -Sep 6

Rides

Each event has 7 timed stages across mountain passes

Start - End

-> Alps from Geneva (Switzerland) to Nice (France) -> Pyrenees starts & ends in Pau (France)

Difficulty

Challenging

Cities

-> Alps: Megève, Tignes, Le Monetier-les-bains, Guillestre, Auron, Nice -> Pyrenees: Pau, Tarbes, Lourdes, St Lary

Highlights

Amazing support so you only think about riding, eating, and sleeping. We handle the everything else.

Cols Climbed Alps

Aravis, Colombiere, Romme, Còte 2000, Saisies, Cormet de Roseland, Tignes, Iseran, Télégraphe, Galibier, Izoard, Risoul, Vars, Bonette, Couillole, Valberg, St.Raphaèl, Vence, Eze

Cols Climbed Pyrenees

Lecharria, Ibarburia, Bagarui, Ichère, Marie-Blanque, Aubisque, Soulor, Spandelles, Lingous, Hourquette d’Anzican, Azet, Portet, Aspin, Tourmalet, Bordères, Segus

Group Size

Limited to 12 riders

Meals

Hearty breakfast with porridge, hot meal at finish of each stage, balanced dinner

Lodging

9 nights for each event in small and comfortable bike friendly hotels

Support

- On course private feed stations - Adapted meals - Daily massage - Daily bike upkeep

Cost

-> Alps 4325€ without race entry -> Pyrenees: 4100€ without race entry - 750€ deposit to sign up - First 50% of balance due 90 days before – - Final 50% of balance due 30 days before - Payment in Euros € via PayPal or wire transfer -> Included Cultural document Daily course briefing Feeds during ride -> Not included Train or air transportation to start and finish city airports - Bike for each participant (rental options upon request) - Travel or personal insurance - Wine, beer and soft drinks (excluding bottled water) during meals - Hotel charges: minibar, phone, drinks at bar - Medical supplies beyond what’s supplied by event organizer - Sports nutrition (we know each rider has their own ‘juice’).

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