Stage 1
Date: Sunday 9th June
Route: Thonon les Baines – Le Grand Bornand
Distance: 60.6 miles Total vertical climb 9186ft
Climbs: Col des Gets 3838ft – Col de le Colombeire 9186ft
Blog Post: Thonon les Baines – Le Grand Bornand
Description: Located on the western slope of the Aravis mountain range not far from Mont Blanc, Annecy Lake and Switzerland, Le Grand-Bornand is a summer and winter resort which developed around an old village.

It owes its name to the river which runs through it. The inhabitants of Le Grand-Bornand are called Bornandins.

Picture Gallery:

The lads at the start in Thonon

The peleton descends Col les Gets

Ade and Marty Col de la Colombiere

Billy Steve D and Graham on route to Cluses

Speena Ade Johnno Col de la Colombier

Coxy and Steve Col de la Colombier