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Mountain Biking in Valloire-Galibier

Located at the foot of the 2645 m Col du Galibier in the southern region of the French Dauphiné Alps near Grenoble, Valloire is a pretty resort in a beautiful setting, which also happens to have some world-class mountain biking.

Mountain Biking - Valloire-Galibier

Downhill
Enduro
High speed, technical riding in a beautiful setting.
Resort may be too quiet for some.

Elevation

Summit 2300 m

Vertical Drop 870 m

Base 1430 m

Lifts (2)

Cable Cars 1

Chair Lifts 1

MTB Trails

XC 155 km of waymarked trails. Outstanding scenery.

Downhill 17 tracks including an Enduro World Series track.

Enduro Northshore, berms, jumps aimed at intermediate riders.

Total Riding 33 km (+ 155 km XC)

Bike Park Yes

Bike Wash No

Beginner Trails 3

Intermediate Trails 1

Advanced Trails 7

Expert Trails 5

Location Map

Practical Information

Opening times

28 June to 31 August

Resort prices

Day pass: 13.80 €

Nearest airport

Grenoble (2 hours 9 mins)

Tourist Office

Office de Tourisme de Valloire
rue des Grandes Alpes
73450 Valloire
France

Phone: +33 (0)4 79 59 03 96
Web: www.valloire.net
Email: info@valloire.net

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Valloire MTB Gallery

  • All-Mountain Biking in Valloire, France

    © Alban Pernet | OT Valloire

  • Mountain Bike Racing in Valloire, France

    © Alban Pernet | OT Valloire

  • Valloire Bikepark

    © Alban Pernet | OT Valloire

  • Valloire Bikepark Northshore

    © Alban Pernet | OT Valloire

  • Valloire Bikepark Cablecar

    © P. Delannoy | OT Valloire

Valloire MTB Videos

Valloire Galibier has been developing its big bike mountain biking for over 10 years now. The bike park, which can be accessed via the 8-person cable-car and a 4-person chairlift, gets better and better every year. 17 trails provide 33 km of downhill and enduro riding, and with 7 red and 5 black trails, intermediate to advanced riders are particularly well catered for.

If you want to strike out beyond the bikepark and ride some freeride terrain, there are some great runs from the Col du Galibier and the Col du Télégraphe. Enquire about uplifts in the bikeshops in town.

Trail number 23 on the map was designed by, Mickaël Pascal, a French downhill legend and one of the most consistent World Cup racers of his day. True to character, this black trail drops 700 m in 3 km - it's steep, fast and technical alpine singletrack. Big smiles and burning calves guaranteed.

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