Road bikers coming to the Col des Mosses are treated to some breathtaking scenery on these legendary cycle routes. Pacing out the kilometers on a bike is steady natural progression, a rewarding combination of an immense physical workout played out against a stunning backdrop.
A popular and regularly used location for both amateur and professional cyclists, Col des Mosses has seen the Tour de France come through three times already (in 2000, 2009 and again in 2016 with the mountain grand prix) as well as the Tour de Romandie and numerous other race events.
The ascent to Col des Mosses, at 1'450 m altitude, involves a steady climb either from Aigle or Château d’Oex. The mountain roads and the many mountain passes in this region provide rich and varied routes allowing all cycling enthusiasts to find a trail that suits their level.
For a simple hill climb or for the famous triple mountain pass circuit which links Col des Mosses, Col du Pillon and the Col de la Croix, the roads in this region demand a gargantuan physical effort which reap rich rewards in the fabulous panoramic views once you reach the summit.