Clouds... all we have seen this morning. 1400 mtrs above sea level
Coll number 1 - James Heaton takes a well earned break with Alison Heaton supplying an essential drink.
Well we made it to Ax-les-Thermes at 1730 what a day... Two climbs to over 1900 mtrs Coll de la Cuesta and Col Puymorens plus an 18mile long decent from the later!
79 miles in total, 2611 meters Climbed all in 7 hrs 48 mins.
Paul and James Heaton making a descent from the latest Col they have just climbed.
Excellent day today. Just chilling out in Ax-les-Thermes at the moment preparing our minds for our last massive climb tomorrow. Up to 2001 m in the morning and then down to 175m by the end of the 120miles. Long descents coming up! Then flatish stages from Castres.
Check out the route here. Check out the distance and climbs the guys have made by scrolling down that page. See the major climbs below!
This is the location for the team's over night stop.