Parador de Bielsa
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The parador was in a breath taking location on the Lost Mountain (Monte Perdido) with waterfalls right outside our windows.
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Conquering the Beast – Race Report Stage 3 Col du Tormalet
This was the day, 11 July 2015 that Team Sworks gave the opposition a master class on the Taming of the Beast of a climb known as the Col du Tormalet.
Not only did Team Sworks make mincemeat of the ...
... base of the climb....today's effort was 13 km @ around 7-5% gradient .....a tough ask with magnificent mountains surrounding the valley this made for a spectacular view.
Having re hydrated we set off for the summit.....as with all these climbs every one has there own pace, our TT group has some very accomplished riders namely Steve Dawkins, Lauren (super woman) Fitzgerald and ...
... would be right at home with all this. Just a rumour but I did hear here Shane muttering in his sleep...something about selling everything up and moving to Southern France...
Yours truly has finally had the jet lag fog lifted and good news I should have some clothes today as my bag was found....thanks for the shorts Pete...
With breakfast looming and a big day out in the saddle ......let the real climbing begin.
... 8217;t mind stopping at the local cathedral. Shane (aka Graham) even picked up a small plastic baby Jesus souvenir.
Upon arrival at base camp, those that had bikes, unpacked them and got them ready for the first ride of the tour.
About, 1130, we got the news that the big baggage handler in the sky had located the lost bags…and they ...
... the high peaks. Once again the scale of it was breath-taking, with sheer steep cliffs rising up from the river and Eagles and Lammergeiers (check those beauties out Dad, huge vultures with a yellow head and body) soaring high above. The intended short walk turned out to be another 6 hours but the new kit certainly made things a lot more comfortable with just a couple of small blisters to deal with.
After Anisclo I looked on the map and decided to have a look at the ...