Once again, the Oisans Col Series, along with the Echappées Iséroises, has arranged for the iconic road up to Alpe d'Huez to be just for cyclists! With no fixed start time, cyclists will be able to enjoy the 21 bends that make up the legendary stage of the Tour de France.
About : Oisans Col Series – Alpe d’Huez – With the Echappées Iséroises
Starting from Bourg d'Oisans, at the foot of the 21 bends, cyclists will enjoy complete peace and quiet right up to the last bend (road closed to motorised vehicles). Refreshments at the summit are offered by the Alpe d'Huez Tourist Office, Oisans Tourisme and the Département de l'Isère
Distance: 12 km
Height gain: 1092 m
Average time: 1h30
Oisans Col Series - Every Tuesday this summer - Roads closed to motor vehicles
Every Tuesday morning, cyclists can climb the following passes and roads without any cars on the road: Col de la Croix de Fer and Glandon, Col du Solude, Col d'Ornon, Col de Sarenne, Col du Sabot, the climbs to Alpe d'Huez, Villard Reculas Oz-en-Oisans and Les 2 Alpes.
This is a free, non-timed gathering of cyclists, with no prior registration and no fixed start time. The organisers may have to cancel a date in case of bad weather.
Please obey all traffic laws and ride safely!
Dates and routes of the 2023 Oisans Col Series
Cols de la Croix de Fer and Glandon: Tuesday 4 July 2023 from 9am to noon.
Col du Solude: Tuesday 11 July 2023 from 9am to 11am.
Climb to Villard-Reculas: Tuesday 18 July 2023 from 9am to 11am.
Climb to Les 2 Alpes: Tuesday 25 July 2023 from 9am to 11am.
Col du Sabot: Tuesday 1 August 2023 from 9am to noon.
Climb to Alpe d'Huez: Tuesday 8 August 2023 from 9am to 11am.
Col d'Ornon : Tuesday 15 August 2023 from 9am to 11am.
Climb to Oz-en-Oisans: Tuesday 22 August 2023 from 9am to 11am.
Col de Sarenne: Tuesday 29 August 2023 from 9.45am to noon.
This event is organised in partnership with the Echappées Iséroises. Find out more about their events on https://www.isere-tourisme.com/fetes-et-manifestations/les-echappees-iseroises-2022-7-cols-et-montees-sur-routes-fermees
Tuesday 8 August between 9 am and 11 am.
Cancelled in case of bad weather.
Start point on the map.