F & S Day 12 11/09/11 - Approach to d'Oisans

Easy start to the day as we continued down the rest of the great descent from half way down the Col we camped on last night.

We had a small up hill to a little Col after collecting some baguettes for lunch. Today was never going to be an ultra challenging day; we only had 45km to go to get to Le Bourg d'Oisans.
The main challenge of the day was the Col d'Ornon, which actually proved to be a fairly gentle gradient, even so after procrastinating collecting wild apples and buying Haribo we began the ascent at about 1130, it didn't take too long and after summiting about 1230 we had lunch half way down the Alp and then descended down a seriously epic, empty road to d'Oisans.

We found the same campsite that I stayed in a good few years ago when I was in d'Oisans.
This afternoon we washed, swam in the pool and washed our clothes - wild camping might be awesome at times, but it is nice once a week to have a good clean up of you and your kit.

Tomorrow we hit Alp d'Huez! Boom!


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