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Discover a mountain biking region of unique charm! Located at the heart of the

Espace Mont-Blanc, the Trient valley links the Rhône valley and Chamonix valley,

and promises a magical adventure. You’ll enjoy superb views of Mont Blanc,

as well as a chance to visit fascinating attractions along the way – from natural

gorges and the Trient glaciers to Emosson, with its dams, geological site and

fossilised dinosaur footprints. This magnificent route beginning in Vallorcine

(France) and ending in Champex-Lac (Switzerland) offers pure biking pleasure.

The starting point for the ride is the idyllic village of Champex-Lac, located

at an altitude of 1,467 m. The itinerary takes you all the way to the Italian border,

at 2,537 m, via the villages of Issert, Praz-de-Fort and La Fouly. For a welldeserved

break, stop for refreshments at the alpine farmstead of La Peule.

From here, continue your climb as far as the Grand Col Ferret on the Italian-

Swiss border. Once at the top, you can either continue to Courmayeur in Italy

or return by the same route.

Breathtaking panoramic views of Mont Blanc, mysterious wild gorges, the

spectacular Emosson Valley with its dams and dinosaur footprints, the Trient

Glacier and the Glacier Des Grands, historic villages as well as a welcoming

population. By taking the biking routes of the Trient Valley, you will be amazed

and delighted by the attractive features of this atypical area.

The route starts in the centre of Champex-Lac village (1,467 m) and is followed

by a slight climb on the Adray side, where you will have the benefit of a great

view of the lake. Head along the river on a path that goes down to Champexd’en-Bas.

From there, cross the bridge and go back up towards Champex-Lac,

before getting back to the lake.

This magnificent mountain bike ride takes you up to the panoramic ridge high

above Vollèges and its three passes: Col du Lein, Col du Tronc and Col des

Planches. The route goes through alpine pastures and larch forests, revealing

glorious views of different valleys. Along the way you can taste local products

at small farm restaurants, visit disused mines, see traditional wooden barns

and chalets plus, if you’re lucky, spot marmots.

This loop offers an 8 km ascent to the high altitude Chez Simon restaurant,

before reaching La Tzoumaz by an old forest road above Saxon.

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Vallorcine (1262 m)

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Champex-Lac (1467 m)

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Grand Col Ferret (2535 m)

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Vernayaz (453 m)

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Vernayaz (453 m)

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Vollèges (844 m)

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La Tzoumaz (1514 m)

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La Tzoumaz (1514 m)

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Forest or meadow paths,

on a natural surface with

good grip or on compact

gravel. No steps, rocks or

passages with many roots.

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gullies; the surface may

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Leave from Haute-Nendaz to first reach Siviez before joining the Cleuson

dam. Built between 1946 and 1951, Cleuson can hold 20 million cubic metres

of water. It is a reinforced foot-hills dam standing 87 m high and 420 m wide

at its widest point. But its reputation stems above all from its bluey-green

toned waters.

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From the village of Daillon, begin your ride with a gentle climb before a descent

along a magnificent singletrack trail specially created for mountain bikers with

banked corners offering a flowing and exhilarating ride. Midway along the tour,

you will find a barbecue site, ideal for a picnic.

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Your trip begins at the gondola station in Anzère with the easiest stage: a gondola

ride up to the middle station. At Les Rousses, you reach the road up to the

Tseuzier dam, which you follow downhill. When you arrive above Pracombère,

a farming hamlet of old wooden buildings, you take the unpaved road to the

right which climbs up to the Bisse de Sion. You then follow the course of this

historical irrigation channel until you reach the hamlet of Les Grillesses, before

riding along the Route des Luys back to the starting point.

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This 25 km mountain bike route gives you the chance to visit the legendary

Hôtel Weisshorn and to follow the Planets Trail. The view from on high is

worth the trip in itself.

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It is a mix of all kinds of terrains: tarmac, dirt roads and paths. You leave Crans-

Montana and cross the lower part of the ski area before you arrive at the

Courtavey mountain pasture.

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There are several possibilities for stops en route, at the Cave du Scex or the

Plumachit restaurant. The itinerary takes you mostly across dirt tracks and

includes a few interesting technical sections. The views of the most beautiful

4,000m mountains in the Valais Alps and the natural surroundings will make

you forget the physical effort which this trail demands.

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Haute-Nendaz (1339 m)

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Bikeparks

In Valais, 26 downhill mountain bike tracks in 6 bikeparks await devotees of

this thrilling discipline, which is becoming ever more popular. Are you new

to downhill riding or an expert? Prefer blue, red or black tracks? Into technical

passages or flowing descents? Natural or artificial jumps? Rocks or roots?

Whatever your level and your tastes, you’ll find downhill tracks to suit in the

6 bikeparks of Valais. Head for Champéry-Morgins, Verbier, Crans-Montana,

St-Luc, Eischoll or Bellwald to find trails that are sure to give you endless

pleasure. Just choose your destination, get on your bike and you’re in

for a wild time!

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BikeparkChampéry–Morgins

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1 blue, 7 red and 2 black

BikeparkVerbier

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2 blue, 4 red and 2 black




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1 blue (2.5 km), 1 red (2.5 km)

and 1 black (2.2 km)

BikeparkCrans-Montana

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from June to October

1 blue (3 km), 1 red (3 km)

and 1 black (2.5 km)

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Lufu-TrailEischoll

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1 red (3 km)

BikeparkBellwald

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1 blue (2 km) and 1 black (2.3 km)

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Flowtrails

With the flowtrails of Valais, discover new sensations on mountain bike trails

designed with the sole goal of having fun. An experience open to all mountain

bikers, as a flowtrail offers an easy, fluid descent with gentle rollers and invigorating

banked turns, with virtually no difficulties. You don’t put in a great effort

pedalling and you ride on a smooth surface, without jumps or obstacles such

as rocks or big roots. In short, all you have to do is let go and enjoy yourself!

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Pumptracks

Throughout Switzerland, pumptracks have been experiencing a boom for some

time now. And Valais is no exception with around 15 circuits. A pumptrack

is a mountain-bike trail up to two metres wide consisting of dirt rollers and

banked turns. These rollers are used to generate speed through rhythmical

movements, so that the entire circuit can be ridden as often as you like without

pedalling. If a pumptrack is built properly, advanced riders will be able

to jump from roller to roller, rather than just riding over them. Pumptracks

can be made from natural soil, wood, concrete or asphalt.

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FlowtrailLaTzoumaz

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FlowtrailLeukerbad

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From Albinen, take a parallel road that goes steeply to Tschingere and

St. Barbara. From Leuk, a small part of the circuit is located on the main road

towards Erschmatt. At Lichten, you leave the main road and climb towards

Guttet. After a 500 metre ascent, you can take a shortcut from Guttet to Thel

and climb the last hill through the forest to Albinen.

Cast your gaze across the expanses of the Rhone Valley and enjoy the splendid

panoramic views of the 4,000-metre peaks of the Valais Alps. Making

your way across a single trail, you will eventually reach Oberu and Bachalp.

This route from Lauchernalp to Wiler is suitable for all mountain bikers, from

beginner to expert. Riders enjoy fine views of the Breithorn, one of the dramatic

peaks of the Lötschental. The trail passes through the traditional mountain

village of Weissenried, with its pretty chapel, before dropping down to

Ried and following the river Lonza back to Wiler.

Known for its wealth of traditions and pristine natural landscapes, the

Lötschental valley promises visitors a unique experience in every way. Mountain

bike enthusiasts enjoy magnificent panoramic views and spectacular routes –

such as the Bietschhorn Bike trail.

Featuring a varied descent spanning roughly 1,200 metres in altitude difference,

the tour from Giw to Visp is a real enduro highlight of the Valais Alps.

A downhill-heavy enduro highlight that will thrill even the most demanding

bikers. Pure fun on a trail covering over 1,100 metres in altitude difference.

An impressive circuit tour through Alpine pastures, larch forests and mountain

villages, with tough climbs, flowing descents and an amazing view of the

surrounding 4,000-metre peaks.

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Albinen (1307 m)

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An enduro highlight spanning 1,200 metres in altitude difference between

Eischoll and Gampel-Steg, offering first-class single trails and breathtaking

views of the surrounding mountain landscape.

The Gspon-Brig tour is a varied gem of an enduro trail with views of the Bernese

and Valais Alps as well as a sweeping descent over an exhilarating 1,500 metres

in altitude difference.

The Heida circuit tour is a diverse and beautiful all-mountain route on which

bikers can enjoy flowing single-trail descents.

This route from Grächen to Mattsand is a classic enduro descent with plenty of

trails and a spectacular view of the mountains surrounding the Mattertal Valley.

The Grächen circuit tour around the village of the same name is an all-mountain

route for families combining easy single trails and sections on wider paths

and gravel roads.

Accompanied by changing but still fascinating views along with the wild waters

of the Vispa or the snow-capped mountain peaks, this is the new bike trail

from Zermatt to Visp. It is suitable for all bike riders who are enthusiastic about

nature and really like a somewhat technically difficult but still a bit longer tour.

Before you set off, pause to enjoy the breathtaking view of the Gorner Glacier

and the surrounding mountains. You don’t need to be an experienced biker to

do this route. From Gornergrat, a gravel path heads to Bodmen. It goes along

the Gornergrat Bahn route and then through Alpine meadows. With a bit of

luck, you may see a marmot or maybe one of the cute blacknose sheep. At

Bodmen, the path heads off right to the Mountain Lodge Ze Seewjinu and to

the beautiful Grünsee. You then go via Gant and Findeln back to Sunnegga.

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From Saas-Balen, this route takes you into the Saas Valley to the summit of the

Mattmark dam, offering a wide variety of difficulty levels, landscapes and nature.

During the climb up above Reckingen, our efforts will be rewarded by sweeping

views of Blinnental and Bächital, the Weisshorn, the Matterhorn and the

Galenstock, and the Rhône Valley. Once we’ve reached the Galmihorn hut,

we will relax and recuperate before beginning the descent.

The route starts at the Grimsel Pass and finishes at Obergesteln after a ride of

11 km and a vertical drop of 800 metres: perfect for mountain bikers who prefer

descents to climbs. For the first section of the itinerary, as far as Unnerbrunnji,

you follow in the footsteps of the mule drivers who for centuries transported

goods between northern and southern Europe via the Grimsel pass: you are

riding on trails steeped in history. The descent continues through a larch forest

until Obergesteln.

The Stoneman route leads through three balanced stages, up into the Aletsch

region and back to Mörel. With almost 1,600 meters of elevation gain, the most

challenging ascent follows: an old military road leads steeply up to Breithorn

pass at an altitude of 2,451 m. Next comes the descent into the Binntal valley.

From then on, it follows the Rhone river towards Obergoms – through ancient,

mystical villages, past monuments steeped in history and by inviting cafes.

Stoneman Glaciara is calling! Calling on adventurous mountain bikers ready

for a very special challenge in the midst of spectacular scenery.

The Torrent cable car takes you to the Rinderhütte mountain station where the

first stage of the Valais Bike route begins. Follow the terraced trail overlooking

the Rhône Valley. From Untere Feselalp, take the hiking trail to Erschmatt.

After passing through the village, the trail drops down on a gravelly but exhilarating

slope to Niedergampel before leading into a flat path which climbs the

Rhône Valley as far as Raron. Take a cable car for the final leg between Raron

and Unterbäch.

After a delicious breakfast, take the Brandalp chairlift up into the mountains and

then head to the Moosalp Pass using sheer pedal power. When you climb back

on your saddle, a pleasant flat route on a wide path awaits you with panoramic

views of the impressive peaks of the Saas Valley and Zermatt. The Kalpetran

Enduro trail is one of Valais’s unmissable single trails with a swooping 1,100-

metre downhill section to Kalpetran in the Mattertal Valley. Finish off your day

with a pleasant final climb to the village of Grächen, where you’ll be staying.

For this final stage of the Valais Bike route, you set off from the village of Grächen

on a first magnificent descent to Kalpetran. From Stalden, the cable car takes

you to Gspon in just a few minutes. From the mountain station, the magnificent

Gspon – Brig Panoramic Tour passes through the forest of Sädol before reaching

the Gibidum Pass. At this point you enter the wilderness of the Nanztal

Valley. A steep but smooth descent takes you to the Nidristi alpine pasture

before a final top-quality trail leads to Brig, where the Valais Bike route ends.

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14,6 km

2:21 h

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Church in Saas-Balen

(1487 m)

Destination

Mattmark

(2205 m)

dam

23,7 km

3:30 h

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Reckingen train station

(1315 m)

Destination

Reckingen train station

(1315 m)

10,4 km

0:54 h

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Grimselpass (2163 m)

Destination

Obergesteln (1353 m)

126,4 km

12 h

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36,4 km

5:39 h

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Leukerbad (1380 m)

Destination

Unterbäch (1224 m)

35,9 km

5:50 h

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Unterbäch (1224 m)

Destination

Grächen (1622 m)

41,8 km

6:04 h

Start

Grächen (1622 m)

Destination

Brig (672 m)

MountainbikeinValais

Valais is a land of adventure par excellence, a vast playground for altitude junkies.

This is where well-marked mountain-bike trails lead past rushing mountain

streams and Alpine lakes or wind their way over mountainsides and through

dense forests. Thanks to public transport and aerial cableways, bikers are

faced with no end of possibilities when planning their tour at any level.

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E-bike

With its towering mountains, green valleys, hillside vineyards, age-old glaciers,

intoxicatingly fragrant forests and impetuous rivers, the Valais is a vast

playground for mountain biking enthusiasts. E-bikes can tackle all mountain

bike routes and offer a pleasant alternative for scaling the heights. The easily

accessible practice of riding electrically assisted mountain bikes is currently

gaining momentum and enables you to experience the pleasure of escapism

with a minimum of effort. Whether a beginner or experienced athlete, you

will find the Valais offers dream conditions for practicing this sport.

E-bikechargingstations

During your trip through the landscape of the Valais, take a break to recharge

your batteries, as well as that of your mount. Remember to take your charger with

you as to use one of the e-bike charging stations located along different routes.

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Informationforyourstay

Mountainbikeoffers

Experience the ultimate adventure behind the handlebars of your mountain

bike! Our two new mountain bike offers have been specially developed for

adventurous riders: you’ll see the best of Valais by MTB, whether you’re on

a multi-stage tour or riding with a certified guide. From mountainside paths

to flowy singletracks, the best routes have been specially selected to ensure

you have an unforgettable stay.

Valais Bike: Multi-stage offer (3 overnights, 4 days), luggage transport

service included. visitvalaisch/valaisbike

• Best of Valais with a guide: 2 nights at the destination of your choice as

well as accompaniment by a guide for one day.

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Bikehotels


Suitable accommodation is the basis of perfect holidays for cycling and mountain

bike fans. Hotels close to the loveliest trails, including services such as

laundry, a safe place to store your bike, along with a workshop and repairs

facility. And naturally a good healthy breakfast, information you can rely on and

suitable maps are a bonus too! Some hotels offer guided tours along the best

paths – and even possible luggage transport from place to place on request.

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Bikerental

Exploring Valais by road bike or mountain bike is a thrilling experience. To be

sure to have a bike appropriate for the different kinds of terrain and surface

you are likely to encounter in Valais, do not hesitate to rent. Different types

and models are available to meet your needs; you will enjoy top-class service

as well as high-quality equipment. Find the road bike, e-bike, fatbike or

mountain bike to suit you at one of the many sports shops in Valais.

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Bikeguides

Whether as an individual or in a group, whether novice or expert, benefit

from the expertise of local cycling tour guides and schools. They’ll reveal the

best insider secrets of the local cycling scene. They’ll help you improve your

riding style. And they’ll show you the most interesting places in Valais. Local

cycling tour guides make the perfect companions.

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Biketransport

Nothing could be easier than travelling by public transport in Valais. Thanks

to more than 100 cableways (cable cars, chairlifts and funiculars) and countless

bus and train routes, cyclists and mountain bikers have an infinite choice

of possibilities for planning their outings and accessing the most beautiful

spots in Valais.

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BusroutesandResabikeplatform

For travelling around the side valleys of Valais with your bike, simply use local

bus services that offer bike transport. During the summer season, from mid-

May to mid-October, more than 40 bus routes offer riders the opportunity

to travel with their bikes. These buses are equipped with bike racks or trailers.

Limited bicycle transportation. Reservations are recommended.

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Typicalrestaurants

At the “Saveurs du Valais” (Flavours of Valais) restaurants, you can try seasonal

local food and sample Valais specialities made from traditional recipes.

Fancy a traditional raclette, a fondue, an “assiette valaisanne” (platter

of dried meat) or some asparagus? At restaurants bearing the “Saveurs du

Valais” label, you can try Valais specialities and enjoy outstanding Valais

wines. There are other dishes to choose from too, depending on the valley

and region. Discover an amazing range of delicious cheese and meat specialities

and indulge in a dessert featuring Valais apricots and Williams pears.

For the perfect finish to your meal, you can choose from two Valais AOP spirits:

Abricotine and Williamine.

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Topevents

mountainbike

Pass’Portes

Portes du Soleil

(CH/FR)

June

Bike&

SoundFestival

Champéry

June

VerbierE-Bike

Festival

Verbier

August

TrailloveFestival

Zermatt

August

For more information

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RaidEvolénard

Evolène

June

EnduroRock

theBesso

Zinal

July

GrandRaidBCVs

Verbier,

Grimentz

August

iXSSwiss

DownhillCup

Bellwald

October

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