Access to start: by train to Champéry
Access from finish: by train from Champéry
Technical difficulty: medium
Physical difficulty: demanding Distance: 80 km Total climb: 1227 m Duration: 7 to 8 hours Time of year: July to September Refreshments: various possibilities en route
Lodgings: various possibilities en route
Miscellaneous: superb views of the Dents du Midi Reading material about the tour: www.bike-explorer.ch
With no fewer than 24 lifts, getting to the top is no problem at all. Then there are several spectacular downhill pistes to choose from, to say nothing of innumerable picturesque trails. No wonder this region has become such a biker’s Mecca!
Champéry (cable car) - La Croix-de-Culet - Les Crosets - Pointe des Mossettes - Col des Portes du Soleil - Champoussin - Morgins - Le Pas de Morgins - Super Châtel - Châtel - Vonnes - Tête de la Bille - Chalets de Plaine Dranse - Col de Bassachaux - Les Lindarets - Ardent - Pied de la Plagne - Les Gets - Les Chavannes - Morzine - Col de la Joux Verte - Les Brochaux - Pointe des Mossettes - Pas de Cuboré - Pointe de Chavanette - Le Lapisa - La Poyat - Champéry (cable car) Photographs: www.bike-explorer.ch Champéry
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.