Residences les Brimbelles

Route de la Chaudanne, Meribel, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 73550, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Meribel

Sun and cycling through the wildflowers

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... wonderful villages up near the top that mainly service the ski traffic in winter and summer hikers. Two km from the summit of Col du Mollard is one such village, Albiez-Montrond. It can been seen in the pic from the summit view and where I filled my bidons.

I descended the other side of the climb and started with and Italian rider who I left behind a few k's down. He caught up at the bottom in the town of St Jean and said in broken ...

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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... and if the weather permits I will add the Montee La Toussure at 1705m.

Right outside our doorstep is the road to the Col Du Telgraphe and the Galibier which tops out at a frightening 2645m. That's looking like my Sunday sparrows ride.

We visited the ski village of Valloire today just above (on the road) but below the top of the Telegraphe in elevation. I could see part of the Galibier from there. Its an intimidating looking climb.

Until tomorrow

au revoir
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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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... The downtime allowed me to get caught up with some of this blogging while Connie caught up with some of her emails, then we got ready for supper.

The owner of the hotel informed us that the restaurant where we made reservations the evening before had called to say that because of staff issues they would not be open, so we walked around to find an alternative. Luckily, everything was within walking distance of the hotel. One thing ...

Location

This hotel, located on Route de la Chaudanne, Meribel, is near La Tania, St Martin de Belleville, Les Allues, and Three Valleys (Les Trois Vallees).
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