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23-01-2024 | CycloWorld

Conquer the Col: win a ticket for the epic GF Col de la Loze!

The still young Gran Fondo Col de la Loze, in its short existence, has quickly become renowned as one of France's most scenic and challenging gran fondos. This year, seize your chance to win a free ticket. Are you ready to conquer the formidable Col de la Loze? Sign up now.

Scenic view of Gran Fondo Col de la Loze

Gran Fondo Col de la Loze at a glance

  • Date: July 28, 2024.
  • Event Type: Gran Fondo.
  • Start/Finish: Brides-les-Bains, in the Les 3 Vallées ski area.
  • Distances: 117km/4377m+, 53km/2424m+, 46km/2141m+, 30km/741m+.
  • Official Website.
  • More Information on CycloWorld.

France's most challenging climb

The car-free Col de la Loze, opened in 2019, is a formidable climb connecting the valleys of Courchevel and Méribel. Known for its challenging and uneven terrain with gradients up to 20%, this climb is a true test of endurance. Opting for the longest distance in the gran fondo means tackling the Col de la Loze twice. The Col de la Loze has been a significant site in Tour de France history, notably where Pogacar's quest for yellow ended in the 2023 Tour.

Challenging paths of Col de la Loze

Top seven reasons to participate

  • Equally challenging as La Marmotte or Les Trois Ballons.
  • Exceptionally organized event in a stunning environment.
  • A unique opportunity to conquer the Col de la Loze from both sides (long route).
  • Several shorter routes with one col climb.
  • Optional: the day before the gran fondo there is a nice time trial to Pralognan-la-Vanoise.
  • Brides-les-Bains: a friendly, budget-friendly village.
  • A more intimate, stress-free cycling experience.

Win a free ticket

To enter, simply fill out this form by Monday, January 29. All entrants will receive follow-up instructions via email on that day. Please note: participation is limited to one entry per person.

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