• Sport

MTB trail the Flash

Discover the new red singletrack between the Serpentine and the People. This new, wild, wooded section takes you up to the People from the Serpentine and catches up with the trails that follow.

Sport MTB trail the Flash Châtel


Departing from Châtel (74390)
Average length : 00h05
Vertical drop : 108m
Distance : 0.5km
Signed walking trail

A red trail in a singletrail spirit, a narrow trail with slopes, roots, slopes and supports. All of this in the middle of the forest, surrounded by deer!

Altitude max : 1909m
Vertical drop : 108m


All the jumps of the Mountain Bike Park have some security signs. Be careful not to overestimate your level. Take your marks before sending any jumps.

Topoguides references

Mountain bike guide Châtel / Portes du Soleil, free of charge, available at the tourist office and at the ski lift ticket offices.


Summer 2024 prices:

At the lift tickets offices:

1 ascent: adult: €9.50 - Children: €7.10
3 ascents with MTB - set price: €21
6 ascents with MTB - set price: €35 10 ascents with MTB - set price: €50

Online :

1 ascent: adult: €9 - Children: €6.70
3 ascents with MTB - set price: €20
6 ascents with MTB - set price: €33.30 10 ascents with MTB - set price: €47.50

Adult: 16 yrs old and over - Children: 5-15 yrs old

Portes du Soleil passes form 5 hours to 13 days and for the season.

Methods of payment accepted : Cash, American Express, Bank/credit card, Online payment, Connect Travellers Cheque, Travellers Cheque, Contactless payment


Animals not allowed

At the foot of the Bike Park you will find :
- a large car park
- a car wash
- ski lift ticket offices
- toilets Food and drinks : at the bottom of the Bike Park and at Plaine Dranse you'll find several bars / restaurants
- a first-aid post

Period of practice

From 14/06 to 16/06/2024, daily between 10 am and 4.45 pm.

From 21/06 to 12/07/2024, daily.
Friday 12 July open until 7.15pm.

From 13/07 to 25/08/2024, daily.

From 26/08 to 01/09/2024, daily between 9.15 am and 5.15 pm.

From 07/09 to 22/09/2024, every Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 4.45 pm.


Plaine Dranse 74390 Châtel
Departing from : Châtel (74390)
Latitude : 46.222185 - Longitude : 6.787765

To get to the Bike Park by car, head towards "Linga / Pré la Joux" from the village centre and continue for 7km. There is a large car park at the foot of the Pierre-Longue chairlift.
You can also take the free shuttle bus in July and August (Line 1) from the village centre. These buses are equipped to carry bicycles.

More informations

Information update on 19/04/2024 by Châtel Tourisme