Passes in the Alps and the Jura by Patrick Schleppi, member of the Club des cent cols
These pages feature various information on passes which i passed in the Alps and the Jura mountains.
|road pass (rideable with a race bicycle)||further information about the pass|
|MTB pass (not sufaced and thus not appropriate for a race bicycle)||number Club des cent cols|
|geographic position (country, region, coordinates)||display a national map (Switzerland, France and Austria available), on ViaMichelin or on Wikimapia|
|altitude of the pass|
|places on each side (altitudes and distances to the pass)||Wikipedia article about this pass (en: english, fr: french, de: german, it: italian, rm: romanic, sl: slovenian)|
|months during which the pass is normally open (road) or difficulty ranking (MTB, see hereafter)||display a list sorted according to the proximity to the present pass|
|links to other pages||display picture(s) of the pass|
|Symbols of the passes on the maps|
|> 2000 m|
|1500 - 2000 m|
|1000 - 1500 m|
|< 1000 m|
|not yet passed|
|x||easy, good way, neither too steep nor too long|
|xx||fairly easy, way or rideable trail|
|xxx||quite difficult, sections to push or carry the bike|
|xxxx||difficult, steep, quite long sections to push or carry the bike|
|xxxxx||very difficult, long sections to push or carry the bike, or even dangerous passages|
|with no warranty; given separately for each side in most cases|
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and especially on your bike and in the mountains,