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MTB Routes

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

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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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 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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A ride in the Bourg d'Oisans plain

A ride in the Bourg d'Oisans plain

Le Bourg-d'Oisans
This is a lovely circular ride, ideal for families, around the Bourg d'Oisans plain. In Rochetaillée, the remains of a Roman road, carved high up...
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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 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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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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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 Signal de l'Homme ride

The Signal de l'Homme ride

Auris-en-Oisans
This ride around the Signal de l'Homme offers amazing views over the Grandes Rousses and the Sarenne Valley. Then once over the Col de Cluy, it's...
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L'Aiguillon

L'Aiguillon

Villar-d'Arêne
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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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 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 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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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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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 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 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 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 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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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