Begin of tour: Verbier
End of tour: Grimentz
Technical requirements: extreme
Physical fitness: extreme
Distance: 131 km
Total altitude meters: 4504 m
Biking time: 09:00 - 15:00 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start of tour: 1398 m
Elevation end of tour: 1564 m
Culmination point: 2792 m
Season: June - October
Panorama: Magnificent panorama
Various options along the route.
Overnight: Verbier, Nendaz, Veysonnaz, Hérémence, Evolène, Grimentz
The bike tour of Grand Raid Cristalp
Access starting point: By train from Martigny to Le Châble. From here by bus to Verbier.
Access point of arrival: Grimentz
The tour from Verbier to Grimentz via Hérémence, Evolène, Thyon-les-Colons, Veysonnaz, Nendaz and La Tzoumaz leads through six valleys, is 131 kilometers long and has a 4600 meter difference in altitude. The highest point, Basset-de-Lona, is 2792 meters above sea level. Top physical fitness and perfectly fitting and functioning material are the basic preconditions for the successful completion of this "torture tour". You will be rewarded with fame, having completed something extraordinary and by the fantastic landscapes of the alpine world of Wallis.
The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.