The 2017 edition of the Haute Route Alps – the original event of the European Haute Route multi-day cyclosportive series – is set to feature the most climbing in its seven-year history.
With another classic week of fully timed and ranked cycling from Nice to Geneva, experience the best blend so far of hard days on the bike, classic Alpine climbs and event villages set in Pra Loup, Serre Chevalier, l’Alpe d’Huez, Megève and Morzine, some of France’s most famous ski resorts.
Whether you are a hardened campaigner or looking for your first taste of the majesty of one of Europe’s greatest cycling playgrounds, take on a spectacular course in the heart of the French Alps. With 896km and no less than 22,200 metres of climbing, the seventh edition of the Haute Route Alps features some of the world’s most renowned cycling cols - Izoard, Granon, Lautaret, Glandon, Madeleine, Saisies, Joux Plane - some new ascents and an Individual Time Trial from Bourg d’Oisans to Alpe d’Huez which is already one of the most famous tests in cycling.
In keeping with the Haute Route’s unique proposition, you will benefit from the Haute Route’s usual professional level of rider support on each of the seven timed and ranked stages. This includes fully authorised stages, mechanical and safety support on the road, massages, rider’s meal, briefing and full logistical support meaning that the focus is always on the riding.