Col Du Madeleine

2020 France Camp

Saturday June 20th to Monday June 29th

Join us for our first annual trip to explore Europe.

9 Nights / 8 Epic Rides / Only 11 Spots

This camp is currently on Wait List (3 spots) available by invitation only. Email for Info.

Trip Summary

FROM: $4199 Per Person    DURATION: 10 Days & 9 Nights    RIDER TYPE: Endurance Enthusiast

Trip Highlights

  • Ride the best climbs in the world including Alpe d’Huez, Col du Galibier, Col du Télégraphe, and Col du Glandon (And some you don’t know yet!).
  • Fuel your day with traditional Alpine favorites:  Tartiflette, raclette and fondue
  • Your imagination will run wild as you ride on roads covered with your favorite riders.
  • Daily transfers all dialed in: Breakfast –> Ride All Day –> Dinner.
  • Ride confidently, comfortably and longer knowing you have full on-road support.

 

This camp will challenge you physically and mentally.

As you can see from the video sample above, you will experience the next level of cycling on this camp. Due to logistics, there is only room for 11 cyclists on this tour, and it is by invitation only.

If you are offered a slot, a non-refundable deposit of $500 will lock you in. These slots are first come first serve. Reminder – All slots are 100% transferrable if you find someone else!

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation and the Team at Mile 18, Inc for our first annual French Alps Cycling Camp.

Please Note: Only double occupancy lodging is available.

This is the Ultimate Cycling Camp!

The goal of this camp is to make you a better cyclist, period. The daily diet of long steady climbs is designed to give you the fitness and cycling skills to be at your best all season long.

What’s Included

  • A personal experience cycling the French Alps
  • Breakfast and Dinner via Local Lodging
  • Daily Lunches at Local Cafe Stops
  • Workout Food
  • Two Professional Guides & SAG Support
  • Mechanical support.
  • Van transport as needed.
  • Endless Climbing & Descending!
  • 9 nights of Lodging on our point-to-point trip.
  • 8 days of epic rides.

What’s Not Included

  • Anti-Gravity Cycling Shoes. You’ll have to work!
  • Airfare to/from the camp. Closest airport is Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Your wine allowance…drink conservatively!
  • Bike rentals…ideally you bring your own rig to camp, if you need to rent one we need to know early!

Epic Cycling
Camp Details

Saturday June 20
Arrive Geneva between 1pm and 4pm local time. Group up and travel by minibus to our camp base in Tarentaise base (approx transfer time 2 hours). Plenty of time to get bikes made up and organized followed by a hearty dinner. After dinner there will be an informal meeting to discuss the plans for the following days.

Sunday June 21
After breakfast we will ride locally to find our legs for the week. The Col du Petit St Bernard is the likely goal, with both sides of it to conquer. Not too steep and hey, lunch in Italy!

Details: 110 km with 2300m of climbing

Monday June 22
The Col de l’Iseran is the main target for the day, a 50km climb! Then, over the top into the beautiful Bonneville valley. We’ll continue on through the remote upper parts of the Maurienne Valley before climbing 8km to our hotel for the night in the pretty village of Aussois.

Details: 100km with 2500m of climbing

Tuesday June 23

An epic day with the Col du Télégraph leading into the Col du Galibier, as if that wasn’t enough we’ll finish the day with the ascent of the legendary Alpe d’Huez

Details: 110km with 3200m of climbing

Wednesday June 24

Mystery Ride Day #1…expect climbing, vistas and memories for a lifetime!

Details: Distance and Climbing are TBD

Thursday June 25
A beautiful ‘balcony’ road start to the day as we make our way around to the climb of the Col du Glandon. This will be followed by the stunning Lacets de Montverniers made famous in the 2015 Tour de France. The Col du Chaussy will then finish our day off in style.

Details: 110km with 2700m of climbing

Friday June 26
Today we’ll climb the mighty Col de la Madeleine, again the site of much Tour history. A beautiful descent is the reward into the Tarentaise. The afternoon will see us scale the tough but lesser known Col du Tra.

Details: 100km with 2500m of climbing

Saturday June 27

Mystery Ride Day #2…expect climbing, vistas and memories for a lifetime!

Details: Distance and Climbing are TBD

Sunday June 28
Our final day sees us scale the Cormet de Roselend from both sides with the option of the Col du Pré as an add on to what will be a spectacular way to finish off the week.

Details: 95 km with 2800m of climbing

Monday June 29
We’ll get you back to Geneva Airport after assisting you with packing bikes. We’ll head to Geneva airport at around 10am to catch flights departing from 2pm and later.

 

Refund Policy — PLEASE READ!!

Camp Deposit is refundable for a limited time only.

Only the committed need apply.

Final Balance will be charged in two equal installments.

Slots are non-transferrable.

2020 French Alps Camp Pricing

Arrive Saturday June 20th — Depart Monday June 29th

Only Eleven Camp Slots are Available via Invitation Only.

>> Pricing is $4199 per camper, Double Occupancy ONLY.

Camp Deposit is $500.

Email for Wait List information and to be invoiced for your deposit.