Ocooch Mountains?? “Ocooch Mountains” are the centuries old name for the unglaciated territory of southwest Wisconsin. In the heart of this region is the coulee valley; an area that encompasses the ridges and deep, narrow hollows surrounding La Crosse, WI and the counties east of the Mississippi River. Tour de Coulee aims to celebrate this challenging terrain by providing exceptional cycling opportunities and multiple distances to accommodate the interests of all skill levels of cycling enthusiasts from novice to expert. Select your ride from any one of three distances, even the most discerning of cyclists can test their stamina and see if they have what it takes. Grand (100.7 mi), Milieu (65.5 mi), Petit (26.0 mi) distances.