• Sports and leisure

Soft Ride : South side of Colombière

This route takes you along a section of the Route des Grandes Alpes.
You'll enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the Aravis mountain range and Mont Blanc. If you're lucky, the ibex will even come and meet you.

Sports and leisure Soft Ride : South side of Colombière La Giettaz

About

On Wednesday 12 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 8.00 am, for a departure at 8.30 am
Details of the route :
Departure from La Giettaz –Col des Aravis – La Clusaz – St-Jean de Sixt – Grand Bornand - Col de La Colombière – Grand Bornand – St Jean de Sixt – La Clusaz – Col des Aravis - La Giettaz : 61km/1710m+

* Tricky sections:
- The first minor difficulty is the Col des Aravis from the village of La Giettaz, a 6km climb on a relatively even gradient that can still reach 8% in places.
- The Col de La Colombière will be the second tricky section, a climb that nevertheless remains steady over 12km with an average gradient of 6%.
It's only from Chinaillon onwards that the going gets tougher, especially with the final 1.5km at 8% and its final ramp.
- The return journey is via the Col des Aravis, which is relatively easy.
There are no steep sections, but the second part (approx. 6km), after passing La Clusaz, offers a slightly steeper but fairly regular climb at 6/7%.

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

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    Prices

    Cost of outing: 26€ (including 1 massage + 1 welcome pack)
    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

    Reception

    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.

    Dates

    Wednesday 12 June 2024 at 8.30 am.

    Equipments
    • Public WC
    • Car park

    Access

    73590 La Giettaz

    More informations

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