Le Yeti Hotel

Le Rond Point des Pistes, Meribel, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 73553, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $323.00
 

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Sun and cycling through the wildflowers

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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Finally some sunshine, well at least a peek through the clouds every now and then. Ready to ride at 5.30am and the night clerk forgot to leave the key out for the shed. Another late start then I'm off to climb Col du Mollard.

Fantastic climb this one fairly long and through forest on the lower slopes and wildflowers above the cloud line. I was a little lost for a while just a little, stupid Garmin! But soon was back on track.

There ...

Riding through the mist

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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Woke up with high hopes of an early ride today looked out the window and could not believe how far down the mountain the cloud had rolled. Climbing big Cols was out of the question.

We took an early morning trip St Jean de Maurienne to stock up on supplies and have a coffee and croissant. The weather started getting worse so it was time for bread, cheese, salami and wine.

By the afternoon the rain stopped ...

Beaten by the rain!

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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Today the plan was to ride three or four cols, well that was the plan, the weather had other ideas.

I set off at 5.30am with just a light drizzle and if you have seen today's stage of the TDF you would know it became progressively worse.

I made it to Thones climbing the Col De Bluffy however by then I was soaked through. My rain booties and gloves had given up and became water capsules, I couldn't warm up and still had to climb over 1400 metres.

The Alps beat me ...

Mother nature gives me an ass-whoopin!

A travel blog entry by kochwebb

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... 6.9% and a height gain of 1245 m and is the ninth highest paved road in the Alps and the sixth highest mountain pass. The maximum gradient is 10.1% at the summit. Including the Col du Telegraphe, the whole climb is 34.8 km long, gaining 2120 m. in height with an average of 6.1%. Piece of cake.

I was feeling pretty good after a day of rest and was actually finding the Telegraphe a nice ride, but not long into my climb the weather started to turn. ...

Mmmm...rest day

A travel blog entry by kochwebb

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... a special name for it? Ah, the French.

All tanked up with gazole we made our way and the first sign we saw was for Col de la Croix de Fer, another major climb on the Tour de France circuit. I was aware that this climb was in the area but unfortunately I was just not able to fit it into the plans. That said, nothing said we couldn't just drive on up. This Col is a long one at 28km long. It was mostly made up of 9-10% grades for the ...

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This hotel, located on Le Rond Point des Pistes, Meribel, is near La Tania, Spa de Brides-Les-Bains, Les Allues, and Three Valleys (Les Trois Vallees).
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