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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.

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 Sarenne Ride

The Sarenne Ride

Huez
This short, circular ride is perfect for families and beginners. A gradual climb up the track, followed by a faster ride down on the "Chemin de...
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Descent from the Col du Galibier

Descent from the Col du Galibier

Villar d'Arène
This is a really lovely beginner’s descent on the old road down from the pass, facing the spectacular Meije. All the landmarks are there for you...
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 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 Villards loop

The Villards loop

Villard-Notre-Dame
This cross-country route is quite short and with no technical difficulties. It passes through Villard-Notre-Dame, Villard-Reymond and the Col Saint...
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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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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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The Auris loop

The Auris loop

Auris-en-Oisans
This typical cross-country loop winds its way along the balcony paths of Auris. This is a pleasant, south-facing route, where you can explore some...
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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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The Tour of the Emparis Plateau via the Lakes

The Tour of the Emparis Plateau via...

La Grave
A lovely circular ride that is more physically than technically demanding, around an iconic Oisans feature. The ride up to the Lac Noir and Lac...
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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 Grand Tour of La Grave Villar-d'Arène

The Grand Tour of La Grave...

La Grave
A classic cross-country route, this lovely loop takes you through all the hamlets of La Grave. On a balcony path on the south facing slopes of la...
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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