epic climbs

You don’t have to be a pro to enjoy the pain and glory of an epic climb.
You can say that climbers suffer the same as the other riders, but they suffer in a different way. You feel the pain, but you’re glad to be there.
Richard Virenque

recent epic climbs adventures

cycling / Jun 2020
The concept of Everesting is fiendishly simple: pick any hill, anywhere in the world and complete repeats of it in a single activity until you climb 8,848m – the equivalent height of Mt Everest.
cycling / Jul 2019
After the Tour de France the Marmotte Granfondo Alps is the most important tourist event of the summer in the French Alps. With a 174 km parcours sending you over four mountain passes to rack up over 5,000 m of climbing, it's not for the faint of heart.
cycling / May 2019
Some say Mont Ventoux is the hardest of all the mythical Tour de France climbs and rightly so. The mountain achieved worldwide notoriety when it claimed the life of the great English cyclist Tom Simpson, who died here on July 13th 1967 from a combination of a stomach upset, heat exhaustion, alcohol and amphetamines.
cycling / Jul 2018
Live the legend of the Tour de France, riding on the same routes and under the same conditions as the professionals: this is the promise that L’Étape du Tour has kept since 1993.
cycling / Jul 2017
Live the legend of the Tour de France, riding on the same routes and under the same conditions as the professionals: this is the promise that L’Étape du Tour has kept since 1993.

epic climbs in planning

cycling / Jul 2022
Live the legend of the Tour de France, riding on the same routes and under the same conditions as the professionals: this is the promise that L’Étape du Tour has kept since 1993.