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Duration: 4 days
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Price from: 850 €

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Are you a mountain bike or mountain ebike enthusiast on the lookout for new singletrack trails? Fancy exploring new sites developed for enduro riding that take in three different countries? Good news! The guides from the Compagnie du Mont Blanc are offering to share their best spots, and have rustled up some exclusive routes that combine beautiful landscapes, small and intimate singletracks, and typical alpine accommodation… This is a condensed Tour of Mont Blanc for riders on a quest for new challenges! A program with multiple variant routes, ideal for sharing… Trip uses a minibus for comfort and greater flexibility.

Why take this trip with us :

 

  • Private minibus assistance
  • Groups of 8 people max
  • Possibilty to rent your electric bike in one of our partner shop.
For more information, contact : +33 (0)4 50 53 92 78
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Itinerary

Day 1: Chamonix Alt 1035m - Col de Balme Alt 2191m -  Martigny Alt 471m - Champex Alt 1466m Switzerland.
Meet your guide at 9am in Chamonix. This first day gives us the chance to make the most of the Chamonix valley seen from above, with its legendary glaciers and peaks as a backdrop. Having arrived at the Col de Balme we drop into the Swiss side of the pass for an attractive, fast and winding descent that leads us to Martigny. A cycle up to Champex, through pretty, typical Swiss chalets, awaits us in the afternoon. Night’s half-board in hotel in the village of Champex.
Elevation gain : from 1300 to 1600m depending on itineraries - Distance : from 35km to 45km
Private transfer by minibus from Vernayas to Gorges de Durnant (or higher depending on the group) 

Day 2 : Champex Alt. 1466m - Issert  Alt. 1100m - Col Ferret Alt. 2537m - Courmayeur 1242m Italy.
We leave the village of Champex via the ‘sentier des Champignons’ (‘mushroom path’) to reach Issert. The day’s challenge will be the ascent of the Grand Col Ferret, which, at an altitude of 2537m, is the highest point on the famous Tour of Mont Blanc. The alpine pass allows us to cross, through a high-altitude environment, from the Swiss Val Ferret to the Italian Val Ferret. As a reward for our efforts, there is a long descent beneath the watchful gaze of the Grandes Jorasses and the south face of Mont Blanc, along what are sometimes quite technical singletrack sections. Night’s half-board in hotel in Courmayeur.
Elevation gain : from 1200 to 1400m depending on itineraries - Distance : from 45km to 55km
Private transfer by minibus from Issert to Ferret
 
Day 3 : Courmayeur Alt 1242m - Col de la Seigne Alt. 2516m -  Plan Mya Alt. 1860m France.
We return to France via the famous Col de la Seigne (2516m). Total immersion in a rocky landscape and grandiose panorama are guaranteed! A day devoted to one of the best singletracks in the area, all the way to the Mottets hut… Explore the Vallée des Glaciers, the Beaufortain trails as well as the area around the Lac de Roseland, along a choice of varied technical and non-technical routes. We spend the night in an authentic mountain pasture hut, complete with local traditions and local products, for simplicity and a return to basics… Night’s half-board in mountain hut.
Elevation gain : +/- 1300m depending on itineraries - Distance :+/- 45km

Private transfer by minibus from Courmayeur to Visaille

Day 4 : Plan Mya Alt. 1860m - Col de Gittaz Alt. 2377m - Contamines Alt. 1164m - Col de Voza Alt. 1657m - Back in Chamonix 1035m.
The final stage takes us back to Chamonix, through the Beaufortain and the Val Montjoie, via a surprising area known as the ‘Grande Pierriere’. A day devoted to high-mountain pastures, technical singletracks and fast trails, as well as the traverse of mountain passes with uninterrupted views across the Aravis range and Mont Blanc chain… A great and intense day, with, it has to be said, quite a bit of distance to cover and a not insignificant positive height gain to honour! Return to Chamonix late afternoon and end of trip.
Elevation gain : +/- 1700m depending on itineraries - Distance :+/- 50km

Private transfer by minibus from Contamines to Champel
 

 

The guide may have to adapt the suggested program & itineraries depending on weather conditions
and/or to group physical and/or technical ability.

 

Further information

Level : The 'e-Bike Mont Blanc Ride’ is designed for participants with good levels of fitness who regularly go mountain biking (using standard and/or ebikes) with good riding skills on narrow, singletrack-style trails, able to be autonomous on technical sections.

Meeting with your guide : 9am on Day 1 at the "Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix" (190 place de l'église).

 
Accommodation : 2 nights in hotel on Day 1 + Day 2 and 1 night in mountain hut on Day 3 (dormitory)
 
Guiding policy : maximum 8 people per guide.
 
Organisation : Your guide will contact you the week before the trip to answer any questions you may have and check your equipment.
NB : proof of full service of your mountain ebike dated within 15 days of the start of the trip will need to be provided, as well as a charger. 

Documentation : Participants must have an insurance with repatriation cover. Cancellation insurance is highly recommended. You can take out insurance offering both of these types of cover when you sign up. Participants must also take valid ID with them.
 

Minibus assistance : In order to offer you a quality service and to avoid the uninteresting sections of the tour (in particular the sections with roads) we have made the decision to integrate into our prices a minibus assistance all along the trip, allowing more flexibility and adaptation according to the profile and motivation of the group.

 

Private guiding
Private hiring is the historical relationship that binds a guide to his/her client. It allows you to be alone, or in a constituted group, with your guide that meets your specific needs. It is undoubtedly the ideal formula to realize your projects because it guarantees you a maximum of comfort. You are free to choose your departure date (depending on the availability of the huts) and the itinerary can be adjusted, according to your specific expectations.
 
 
Number of people Price per person Number of people Price per person
3 1570, 00 € 6 990, 00 €
4 1280, 00 € 7 910, 00 €
5 1100, 00 € 8 850, 00 €

Dates for 2019 summer season - 3 departures in September :
Monday 2nd + Monday 9th + Monday 16th of September
 
Price 2019 : price from 850€ - maximum 8 people per guide
 
Included in the price :
- 4 guided days with a qualified ‘Mountain Bike’ guide (French ‘Brevet d’Etat’),
- Private Minivan assistance throughout the trip,
- 3 nights in half-board accommodation including diner & breakfast (1 night in Dormitory in Mountain hut + 2 nights in a 2* hotel based on 2 people per room),
- Picnic lunch & snack,
- Private minibus for the 4 days.
 
Not included : 

- FULL SUSPENSION mountain Ebike rental & helmet,
- Personal mountain bike protection (highly recommended),
- Drinks in refuge & hotel and all personal expenditure (make sure you have Euros & Swiss Francs),
- Your trip to Chamonix,
- Repatriation insurance (mandatory) & cancellation insurance.
 

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