The Col de la Croix (1,778m) is the crown jewel of the Alpes vaudoises. Connecting Villars and Les Diablerets, it offers cyclists a thrilling challenge on a quiet mountain road with magnificent views of the surrounding mountains.
From July 1st to August 31st, participate in the Challenge du Col de la Croix on Strava or on Instagram!
Record your time on one of the two segments Villars - Col de la Croix and Les Diablerets - Col de la Croix between 1 July and 31 August and win one of the many prizes at stake for the men's and women's categories.To participate:Villars - Col de la Croix
(7.4km, 450m elevation gain)Les Diablerets - Col de la Croix
(8.0km, 580m elevation gain)
This challenge is only available to cyclists registered at the “Le Col de la Croix” Strava Club
. It is not open to professionals, i.e. members of UCI-registered teams.
We are counting on the participants’ fair play and reserve the right to disqualify any suspicious or unrealistic performances.
For those who are not (only) looking for competition, we have introduced a new feature this year: an Instagram competition.
How to participate?
● Take a photo while you are on the road of the Col de la Croix.
● Post it on Instagram with the #challengecoldelacroix
● During the challenge, we will share a selection of these photos on the Instagram account of @cycliste.ch
● At the beginning of September, we will choose 9 photos that we will submit to the vote of the cycling.ch community. The winner will win a special prize.