Haute Route Pyrenees

Top-notch race support during the toughest and highest seven-day Gran Fondo.

Haute Route Pyrenees

Top-notch race support during the toughest and highest seven-day Gran Fondo.

Our riders keep coming back.

Limited to a small group so you can focus on the riding while we handle everything else.

More details about the Haute Route Pyrennees profile

Trip Facts


August 16 - 25 2018


8 rides - Daily avg: 49 miles, 8,100 feet climbing

Start - End

Pau - Béarn


For amateur riders


Pau, Argeles-Gazost, St. Lary, Luchon


Narrow roads, wild country, and steep climbs

Group Size

Limited to 4/8 riders


2, 3 & 4-star hotels with wifi, close to start/finish lines


Quality restaurants with meals adapted for athletic appetites. Quality muesli and oatmeal available to supplement the hotel breakfasts. Personalized feed stations during the race.

Cols Climbed

19 passes including Aubisque, Tourmalet, Aspin


- 1 or 2 massage therapists + mechanic/logistics - Transportation from/to airport (Pau or Toulouse) to/from hotel - Transportation to/from start and finish of each stage - Personalized feed stations & race support within race rules - Organization and coordination with hotels and restaurants - Hot tea & honey during and after stages - Personal hot meal at finish of each stage - Handling of special situations - Transportation of bike cases to finish hotel - Daily professional bike cleaning and tuning - 45-minute massage per rider per day - Daily stage briefing - Laundry service twice during event


$4,160 double occupancy, $4,590 single occupancy $750 deposit to sign up First 50% of balance due 15 May 2018 Final 50% of balance due 15 July 2018 Not included - Registration for Haute Route Pyrenees - 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 athlete has their own ‘juice’)

Start your next cycling exploit here!


Experience the history of The Tour de France

Day 1: Thursday 16 August
Arrive in Pau or Toulouse. Athletes should arrive before noon to allow a maximum amount of time to recover from their journey. Meet and pick-up athletes at Pau (15 minutes from hotel) or Toulouse airport (2 hours from hotel). Activities include building bikes by DuckStore mechanics, getting out for a 90-minute spin, and lunch. Ride time to be determined once arrival times are known. Dinner at nearby restaurant.
Day 2: Friday August 17

After a hearty breakfast at the hotel and completing rider registration, we’ll head out for a 90-minute ride. Lunch will be provided. Dinner at nearby restaurant.

Days 3 to 9: Sat. August 18 - Fri August 24
Our route takes us deeper Haute Route Pyrenees course After breakfast at the hotel, you’ll ride stages of Haute Route, with 1-2 feed stations during each stage, and a hot meal at the finish provided by the race organization. After each race stage, it’s time for bike cleaning, shower, relaxing, and dinner at the hotel or a nearby restaurant.
Day 10: Sat. Aug. 25
Breakfast + transfer to Pau or Toulouse airport. Au revoir et à bientôt !