Tour du Mont Blanc
You are at the starting line, in the heart of the beautiful ski station of Les Saisies, it is 4:55 in the morning and you turn on your front light. You listen to the latest safety instructions from the announcer and the Head of the course. 4:58, the departure music starts, a lot of thoughts jump inside your head: “What am I doing here? “Why do I hurt myself like that? “Am I really ready for this huge challenge?” “Why do I do that?”
But you know well the answer: To become a Hero! “Hero: person who shows great courage.”
Reference among the ultra events, the Tour du Mont-Blanc Cyclo will require you a flawless preparation, extraordinary courage and push you to exceed your limits to become a hero. Because yes, becoming a hero is the goal of every participant of the Tour du Mont-Blanc. « The world’s toughest one day bike race”. This is how the specialized press describes the Tour du Mont-Blanc Cyclo. Indeed, riding 330km and face the 8300m of elevation gain that we offer you, in one day, is not an easy task!
On the program again for the eleventh edition, the crossing of 3 countries, France, Switzerland and Italy. You will once again be confronted with a demanding and ruthless route that will await you with constant strength. A unique experience to be sure.
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FEED STATIONS / WATER STOPS
It will be warm tomorrow. Please pay close attention to hydrating properly and often. In addition to the 7 feed stations, we’ve added 4 extra
Detailled map available here.
START NUMBER PICKUP Start numbers are to be retrieved in Les Saisies on Friday 15th from 2PM to 7PM. Last minute pick up on Saturday
Start & Finish : Les Saisies
Hauteluce, un paradis caché.
In the heart of Beaufortain, just 23km from Albertville, a village, a valley and access to two ski areas. Its impressive view on the Mont Blanc, its many hamlets and their chapels, its alpine chalets make the Hauteluce valley one of the most beautiful valley in the Alps. In this natural setting reigns calm, charm, authenticity and conviviality.
Skiing enthusiasts will also find their paradise here between the Contamines Montjoie ski area (from Belleville, via the Col du Joly …) and the diamond area (from Hauteluce via the Col des Seizures …)