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The climb up to 2 Alpes

The climb up to 2 Alpes

Once you have cycled past the “Rampe des Commères”, access to the foot of the hill up to Les Deux-Alpes is not particularly difficult. The climb from the Chambon dam is 9 km long with an 8% gradient on a wide and well-maintained road.

Itinerary no. 18 of the “Cycling in Oisans” guide (Oisans Tourisme)

Departure / Arrival (loop): Bourg d’Oisans 720 m
Time: 2 h 30
Distance: 42 km
Highest point: 1663 m
Lowest point: 720 m
Total ascent: 1268 m
Max. gradient: 10%

Map: Michelin Local Map no. 333 Isère, Savoie

ITINERARY
From Bourg d’Oisans, follow the D1091 towards “Briançon / Les 2 Alpes” as far as the Chambon dam. You will go through 4 lit tunnels on this portion. For your safety, make sure you are visible.
Just before the dam, turn right and follow the D213 to Les 2 Alpes.
Go back down via Bons on “route des Travers”. After 4 km along the drop down from 2 Alpes, turn left towards Bons, then go through Le Ponteil. Continue on this small and narrow road to the bottom. You will catch up with the D1091 that you took on the way out a little bit before the tunnel “Rampe des Commères”.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: Via the Venosc cable car
From Bourg d’Oisans follow the D1091 towards Briançon. After 5 km, follow the road D530 towards La Bérarde. Stop at Venosc and take the cable car to Les 2 Alpes.
Please note that the cable car only operates during the winter and summer seasons. Tickets can be purchased from the cable car ticket offices.
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Distance: 8 km
Time: 50 min
Total ascent: 250 m

43 km
2 h 30 mn
max. 1658 m
min. 717 m
1268 m
1268 m

Altimetric profile

Accessibility

Style : Mountain
Public : Cyclists

Starting point

Mas du Plan
38520 Le Bourg-d'Oisans
Lat : 45.054Lng : 6.03262
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Bourg d'Oisans

From Bourg d’Oisans follow the RD1091 towards Briançon.

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Mairie, Service Culturel Mont de Lans Village 38860 Les Deux Alpes
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Clapier d'Auris

After 5 km turn left into the gorges of the Infernet. Go through the tunnel of the Rampe des Commères until le Freney d'Oisans.

30 D1091 38860 Auris
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Eglise de Saint-Arey

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38142 Le Freney-d'Oisans
Lat : 45.0474Lng : 6.12531
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Le Freney d'Oisans

Towards the Chambon dam.

Le Village 38142 Le freney-d'oisans
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Les 3 villages engloutis

38860 Mont-de-Lans
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Barrage du Chambon

This barrage was built in 1935 to regulate the wild river Romanche;...Read more

38142 Le Freney-d'Oisans
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Chambon dam

Before the barrage, turn right and follow the D213 to Les 2 Alpes.

Gardette 38860 Mont-de-lans
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Village de Mont-de-Lans et ses hameaux

38860 Mont-de-Lans
Lat : 45.0362Lng : 6.13186
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Mont de Lans

Continue towards 2 Alpes at the roundabout.

D213 38860 Mont-de-lans
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Les 2 Alpes

You can take the same road on your way back.

80 Avenue de la Muzelle 38860 Mont-de-lans
Lat : 45.0114Lng : 6.12435
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Retour par Bons

Prendre à gauche direction Bons, puis Le Ponteil et Les Travers.

Cota Enversa 38860 Mont-de-lans
Lat : 45.0337Lng : 6.11661
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Retour Bourg d'Oisans

On rejoint la D1091 prise à l'aller. Descendre sur la gauche pour retourner à Bourg d'Oisans.

D220 38860 Mont-de-lans
Lat : 45.0346Lng : 6.09221
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4 informations complémentaires

Contact

Phone : 04 76 80 03 25

Email : info@oisans.com

Website : http://www.bike-oisans.com

Open period

From 05/01 to 10/31 : open daily.

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Oisans Tourisme - 11/05/2018
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