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Short tour of the Portes du Soleil (starting from Champéry)

Sport, Cycling sports, Mountain biking itinerary, Electric mountain bike route in Champéry
67.7 km
  • Enjoy the Portes du Soleil mountain biking experience and take advantage of the lifts to discover the Franco-Swiss area!

  • The biggest mountain bike playground in Europe is yours with this loop starting in Champéry! Armed with your mountain bike pass, climb the peaks and ride through the bike parks of Les Crosets, Avoriaz and Châtel to experience or relive the thrills of the unmissable Pass’Portes du Soleil MTB!

    Meet up at the foot of the Champéry cable car (free parking in summer), where you can pick up your Portes du Soleil MTB pass at the lift ticket offices (also available online if you have an...
    The biggest mountain bike playground in Europe is yours with this loop starting in Champéry! Armed with your mountain bike pass, climb the peaks and ride through the bike parks of Les Crosets, Avoriaz and Châtel to experience or relive the thrills of the unmissable Pass’Portes du Soleil MTB!

    Meet up at the foot of the Champéry cable car (free parking in summer), where you can pick up your Portes du Soleil MTB pass at the lift ticket offices (also available online if you have an NFC-compatible card).

    The 4h E-Bike loop (allow 1h more for muscle biking) will take you through the following points:

    1-Champéry: Cable car to Croix-de-Culet
    2-Les Crosets : Mossettes chairlift to the Pointe of the same name (2'277m - highest point of the Portes du Soleil)
    3-Avoriaz : Prolays chairlift to the resort center
    4-Avoriaz : Séraussaix chairlift, passing through the downhill slopes and the heart of the Bikepark
    5-Avoriaz: Zore chairlift, return to Montriond
    6-Montriond: Chaux Fleurie chairlift to Châtel
    7-Châtel : Super-Châtel gondola lift to Chalet Neuf / Morgins
    8-Morgins : Morgins gondola to the top of La Foilleuse, direction Champoussin.
    9-Les Crosets : through the village center towards Champéry.
    arrival at the cable car parking lot.

    This loop will take you through downhill mountain bike trails. Don't set off on the trails unless you're properly equipped and prepared.

    If you'd like to do this route with an electric mountain bike, free charging points are available at some alpine restaurants and refreshment stands.
  • Departure
    Champéry
  • Environment
    • Lake view
    • Mountain view
    • Mountain location
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Resort centre
    • Village centre
  • Spoken languages
    • German
    • English
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Equipment
    • Charging station for 2 electric wheels
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