A difficult but fascinating challenge
A 3-day event including the greatest elevation gain in the whole 2020 calendar, the Haute Route Crans-Montana will challenge you on cols that whilst little known are true gems offering incredible views. During the two classic stages in the heart of the Valais Central, you will cycle through vineyards, traditional villages and gorges before attacking winding ascents with numerous hairpin bends. On the last day, you will set off from the time trial ramp in Sierre, to face the ascent of Crans-Montana.
In 2020, Jean-Lou PAIANI will coach the Team PAIANI-SO. His experience (former pro cyclist - 2nd of the Haute Route Alps 2015 - 5th Haute Route Alps 2018 - certified cycling coach) and his knowledgment of the Alps will provide you the best condition to be coach like a pro and to achieve your goals. Jean-Lou will advice you on how to best manage your day :
- What you should eat before, during and after the race?
- How you should be dressed?
- How to best manage your effort during the race ? And lots of other tips.
Our staff will provide you with all that you requires while you are riding with us! Just pedal and enjoy the Haute Route like a pro rider!
On the first stage the international peloton will set off for a 100km loop with 3,500m of climbing over famous cols around Crans Montana.
2nd night in a 3 stars hotel.
Enjoy the queen stage and the breathtaking landscape around Crans Montana.
The final stage of the 2020 Haute Route Crans Montana features a time trial from Sierre to Crans Montana ski resort.