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A selection of MTB routes in Oisans … both technical and for relaxation.. X-Country, Enduro or DH .. all the ingredients are in Oisans.

Crossing Oisans

Crossing Oisans

Le Bourg-d'Oisans
This is a demanding 3-day ride linking the Col du Galibier to Bourg d'Oisans, via the Emparis Plateau and the untamed valleys of La Buffe and Le...
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The Cascade de la Pisse ride

The Cascade de la Pisse ride

Le Bourg-d'Oisans
Most of this ride is fluid, allowing you explore the hidden side of the Bourg-d'Oisans plane. The return along the left bank is a more technical...
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The Postman's Path

The Postman's Path

Villard-Reymond
A lovely route that is emblematic of Oisans, featuring a narrow path, switchbacks and airy sections. The path follows the GR 50, linking Villard...
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The Sewing Machine descent (via Le Puy)

The Sewing Machine descent (via Le Puy)

Villard-Reymond
This is quite a complicated trail, with highly technical switchbacks near the edge of the Prégentil cliff.
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The Combes track

The Combes track

Alpe d'Huez
This a varied route through pasture and woodland, descending gradually into the Eau d'Olle Valley. It switches between short descents and uphill...
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Forêt de l'Ours via the Combe du Bras

Forêt de l'Ours via the Combe du Bras

Alpe d'Huez
This great enduro route is perfect for experienced bikers. It's one of the rare tracks that leads down to Bourg d'Oisans from Alpe d'Huez.
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Le Boulangeard

Le Boulangeard

Oz-en-Oisans
A "special enduro" ride, this route starts in pastureland and ends at Allemont at the Lac du Verney (1350 m of height loss). Although not very...
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The Auris surge shafts

The Auris surge shafts

Vaujany
This is a short route that takes you up above Vaujany. It's a steep climb up on the road, but you will be rewarded by a lovely descent featuring a...
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The Col du Sabot descent

The Col du Sabot descent

Vaujany
Magnificent from start to finish! A real bicycle tour, thanks to the fabulous landscape and the fun sections featured throughout the ride,...
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The Malaine track

The Malaine track

Oulles
84 switchbacks and 700m of height loss over 2.5 km. These three figures sum up this descent, which is one of the finest in the Oisans region. One...
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The Singuigneret loop

The Singuigneret loop

Mizoën
A 7 km descent on a varied and technical path down steep valleys. Although quite long, the climb up is gradual.
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L'Aiguillon

L'Aiguillon

Villar d'Arène
A lovely half-day ride, offering fabulous views from the south-facing valley over the mountains of La Meije and Las Agneaux and magnificent single...
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The Besse loop

The Besse loop

Besse-en-Oisans
The climb up to the Emparis Plateau is gradual, on a mountain track, with a fabulous views. The descent to Besse on the GR 54 is a stimulating MTB...
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The Col de la Valette from Besse

The Col de la Valette from Besse

Besse-en-Oisans
A demanding round trip from Besse to explore the Ferrand valley. The single track descent is magnificent, the surroundings superb and untamed. This...
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The Banks of the Vénéon River

The Banks of the Vénéon River

Le Bourg-d'Oisans
This is a fast ride that will enable you to discover the hidden side of the Bourg-d'Oisans plain and the banks of the Vénéon River up to Venosc....
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The Ornon loop

The Ornon loop

Ornon
The long climb under the watchful eye of the Taillefer will be amply rewarded by the lovely descent through pastureland and forest. The view from...
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From Les 2 Alpes to Le Freney d'Oisans

From Les 2 Alpes to Le Freney d'Oisans

Les Deux Alpes
Pleasant and accessible, this route is good for those looking to try out some mountain biking in Oisans on a fun, downhill ride. Leaving from les 2...
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The Auris balcony paths

The Auris balcony paths

Auris-en-Oisans
The lovely classic XC route goes round the Signal de l'Homme and the Croix de Cassini and along the valleys of the Sarenne, Ferrand and Romanche...
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The Rivier d'Allement loop

The Rivier d'Allement loop

Allemont
This route goes through the heart of the Eau d’Olle valley. It’s a steep climb up to Le Rivier-d’Allemont, but the lovely, fun descent down...
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Coteyssart

Coteyssart

Allemont
This is one of the most accessible routes in the Massif de Belledone. After a gentle climb up by road, the fast-paced descent is thrilling. With a...
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Montée au Col de la Croix de Fer

Montée au Col de la Croix de Fer

La Marmotte

Piste de Poutrant à Oz

Piste de Poutrant à Oz

Montée au Col de Sarenne

Montée au Col de Sarenne

La Grave

La Grave