Alps tour - best route to Chamonix from west?

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Alps tour - best route to Chamonix from west?

Postby tbessie » 6 Jun 2018, 10:41pm

Hi all!

I'm currently at the start of my second week touring from Rocamadour to Munch via the Alps.

Originally I had planned to get to Chamonix from Albertville; I'm currently in Voiron, going to Chambery tomorrow. I checked the elevation profile from Albertville to Chamonix and realized it's a bit much for me in one day on a loaded bike. Then I noticed that going to Chamonix from Annecy was gentler.

What have folks here done when heading into the Alps from this region?

- Tim