Big Mountain Challenge is a proud partner of the LeCol Wahoo pro cycling team


The Thames Hospice Big Mountain Challenge is back - 16-20 September 2022!

We are calling all avid cyclists to saddle up and book a place on a thrilling four-day road cycle challenge in the French Alps. Sign up today and join other passionate cyclists to experience stunning mountain scenery overlooking beautiful Lake Annecy.

This magnificent 4-day challenge offers the choice of three routes to suit a wide variety of cycling abilities and speeds in some of the most iconic and scenic mountain climbs in Europe, several of which feature in the Tour de France.

The event is run in conjunction with some of the biggest brands in cycling to ensure the best possible cycling experience, with professional vehicle support and pro riders from the LeCol Wahoo team to accompany participants during the event. Every detail has been thought of to guarantee the highest standards at excellent value; approximately 70% of the costs of the trip are subsidised by our sponsors.

For just £395 plus sponsorship to raise money for Thames Hospice, you will experience unrivalled Alpine scenery and views on iconic Tour de France inspired routes.


100% satisfaction from participants in 2019

"Ten out of ten! From the slick organisation to the amazing support crews!"

"Honestly it was amazing. Having never ridden in the alps before It was such a fantastic way to experience the climbs, with an amazing team and people that know the area. The event felt like such a celebration, really encouraging support crews, and from the minute we landed at Geneva,…

Doug Nester- Everest route, 2019