• Sports and leisure

Expert Ride : Aravis Prologue

Two short, fairly rolling passes to kick off the week: Croix Fry and Marais. You can then enjoy the peace and quiet of the country route to Les Rippes, lined with fruit trees. You will then complete the route via Héry to Ugine.

Sports and leisure Expert Ride : Aravis Prologue La Giettaz


On Monday 10 June 2024 in 08:30:00
La Giettaz (73590)
Animals not allowed

You will be accompanied by instructors who hold the BE cycling certificate. Assistance and follow car will be on the program.
Meeting at 8.15 am, for a departure at 8.30 am.
Details of the route :
Departure from La Giettaz -Col des Aravis - Col de la Croix Fry - Col du Marais Les Rippes - Ugine - Héry sur Ugine - Flumet - La Giettaz: 74km/1980m+.

* Difficult sections :
No major difficulties on this route.
Ascent of the Col de la Croix Fry, on the La Clusaz side, with no steep sections but a final stretch of more than 3.5 km at 7-8% (with a small, life-saving flat at the end of a long hairpin bend).
Then on to the Col du Marais, a 6.8-kilometre climb with a positive difference in altitude of 220 metres. The average gradient is 3.2%, so it's still a very easy pass.
The final climb will be the côte d'Héry to Ugine, with 500 metres of ascent to reach the summit at 1030 m.

The organisation reserves the right to modify the routes according to the weather conditions and other unforeseen events.

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    Cost of outing: 26€
    5 outing package: 145€ (including 1 massage + 1 welcome pack)
    All inclusive stay on request.

    Number of participants : - 12 pers. Max.
    Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Travellers Cheque, Cash, Online payment


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French

    All participants must provide proof that they are fit to practise cycling.
    Each participant must have a medical certificate that proves their ability to cycle that dates from 2024 or no longer than one year ago.
    No registration will be taken into account if the file is incomplete.


    Monday 10 June 2024 at 8.30 am.

    • Public WC
    • Car park


    73590 La Giettaz

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    Information update on 03/02/2024 by Office de Tourisme du Val d'Arly