COL DE LA LOZE, A ROAD JUST FOR CYCLISTS
This 7km road starts at 1,673m and culminates at 2,304 and is exclusively reserved for cyclists. It starts in the forest and then winds its way through mountain pastures, offering uninterrupted views of le Mont Blanc, the Méribel Valley and la Grande Casse.
Don’t be misled by its incredible beauty; this is a challenging route with frequent steep sections, some of which exceed 20%.
Dare you take on the Col de la Loze challenge?
There are 4 different itineraries which allow you to cycle to the top of Col de la Loze:
- La boucle découverte (discovery loop) from Courchevel le Praz to Méribel passing over Col de la Loze: 35km with 1,050m of total ascent.
- La grande boucle (large loop) which starts at le Carrey, runs through Courchevel le Praz, climbs to Col de la Loze, then runs through Méribel, Brides-les-Bains and la Thuile before returning to the starting point: 62km and 1,970m of total ascent.
- La montée des Allues (climb from Les Allues) to the summit of Col de la Loze: 14km and 1,204m of total ascent.
- La montée de Brides-les-Bains (climb from Brides-les-Bains) to the summit of Col de la Loze: 22km and 1,717m of total ascent.