Col des Montets – 1,461m

Location: D1506 Chamonix Mont-Blanc to Martigny (26 miles)

Coordinates: 46.004708,6.9235219

Ridden: 2006, 2010 & 2014

This col is hardly recognisable as such – there are just a few hairpin bends as you exit Argentiere en route to the Col de la Forclaz from Chamonix. The road follows the train line from Chamonix to Martigny.

Routes & Posts:

The run down to Chalet Le Bois Rond in Chamonix
Three countries, two mountains and a tunnel
Two days in the Swiss Alps and a night in Andermatt
Belfort and loving it up the Ballon
The Alps look wet; lets go anyway