Col du Tourmalet

Is Col du Tourmalet Open? – 2015

See the 2016 Col du Tourmalet Page   Is Col du Tourmalet Open 2015? Col du Tourmalet – Col du Tourmalet Photo Map 20th November 2015 Col du Tourmalet and Col d’Aubisque have closed today and are expected to reopen in May 2016.   21st May 2015 Col du Tourmalet has reopened.   20th May 2015…

La Marmotte des Pyrenées

La Marmotte des Pyrénées

La Marmotte des Pyrénées New sportive on 28th August 2016 It’s been talked about for years, now it is going to happen. Run annually on the last Sunday of August. 2016 is restricted to 2500 riders. More details will be available in January. Route 160km with 5300m climbing. Start Argeles-Gazost. Col du Tourmalet. Col d’Aspin…

Col du Tourmalet

Tourmalet October 2015

I rode up Col du Tourmalet on Friday with a group of guests from the Cycling Lodge. It was a not unpleasant day with temps in the high teens down in the valley and 6c at the summit. Just as I was starting the descend it started to snow a little. Winter is on the…