Picacho Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

Picacho

Colombia

Cycling Picacho - the northernmost of Colombia's 4 Top World 100 Bike Climbs.

Page Contributor(s): Colombia Bike Tours - Yves Millière, Colombian Bike Tours.

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Cycling Picacho

Ranked #3 Colombia/#73 World.

Pt 1. Bucaramanga:

A few weeks after I started working with PJAMM Cycling to document La Muerte in Ecuador, we realized that it would be a shame to have someone so close to Colombia and yet not document 3 of the World Top 100 Climbs that are located that country. We had previously been in contact with a brand-new bike touring company located in Colombia, Colombia Bike Tours, so we reached out to them to see if they would be able to help us figure out a way to get to the 3 climbs that we wanted to do, which was no small request as each climb was quite a distance from the other. Despite the super short notice, Yves and Gustavo from Colombia Bike Tours  put together an exceptional and affordable itinerary for the week, so I booked my flights to head to Colombia after my term abroad in Ecuador came to an end.

I arrived in Bucaramanga, Colombia late on the night of Saturday, March 2nd 2019 after flying from Cuenca, Ecuador vía Bogotá. After meeting up with my photograp