Start from Uriage-les-Bains, a spa resort with 19th-century architecture typical of spa towns. This route climbs gradually around long curves to Chamrousse resort overlooking Grenoble and the valley.
From Uriage-les-Bains, head towards Vaulnaveys. Turn left at the golf course, then right onto the D111.
Climb up to the Chartreuse de Prémol, pass by a small lake then head for Chamrousse on the D111.
On arrival in Chamrousse near Roche Béranger - Chamrousse 1750, the route detours to Col de Chamrousse, the highest point of the ride at 1,795 m.
Head back down to Saint-Martin-d'Uriage via Les Bonnets, then turn left to return to the starting point.
This route passes through widely diverse natural environments and landscapes with fields, conifer forests and peat bogs, to finish at the foot of the high peaks of Belledonne massif.
- Cycle sports, Signposted Cycling routes
- Target clientele:
- For experts / practiced
- 40 km
- Trail type:
- Elevation gain:
- 1401 m
- Elevation drop:
- 1389 m
- Average gradient:
- 7 %
- Daily duration:
- 2h 50m
- Terrain type:
- Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)
- Type of waymarkers:
- White and green signs for "Montée de Chamrousse"
Tomme de Belledonne cheese: excellent cow's milk cheese sold at farms and the many farmers' markets in the massif villages.
Contact details & information
Office Thermal et Touristique d'Uriage-les-Bains
- +33 4 76 89 10 27 | +33 4 76 89 92 65
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- 5 avenue des Thermes
From 05/01 to 10/31.