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57 - Crossing the Epine

Sport, Cycling sports, Cycle tourism route in Aiguebelette-le-Lac
67.0 km
  • This circuit crosses the Epine mountain range twice, once at the Col du Chat, which leads to a marvellous descent to the Lac du Bourget, and once at the Col de l'Epine, after a more strenuous climb.

  • A reduced variant of this double crossing can be done using the service tunnel of Tunnel du Chat, open to bikes since November 2017, allowing riders to avoid the ascent of Col du Chat.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/04 to 15/12.
    Navigable with no snow cover, subject to weather conditions.
    Check beforehand with the Tourist Office for up-to-date information on weather conditions.
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)