Why Briancon in Summer - What has Briancon Got to Offer
"Other cols in the immediate vicinity are the Col de Montgenèvre, the Col du Lautaret, and the Col de l’Echelle. A bit further away (but within cycling distance) are Alpe d’Huez, Col d’Agnel, Col de Vars, Col de Sarenne, and the climb to Sestrières." Alpinesingletrack.com
Direct access to several mythical road cols, each with multiple trails leading down from the top: Galibier, Izoard, Lautaret, Granon, Montgenèvre.
Direct access to 4 bike parks: Serre Chevalier, Montgenèvre, Valloire, and Bardonecchia." Alpinesingletrack.com