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Bike park – Downhill
Serre Chevalier offers a “bike park” with 11 downhill pistes. They differ from xcountry trails and are maintained daily by a team of professionals. Specific signs distinguishes the downhill trails from xcountry ones.
Reach the top of pistes thanks to 4 lifts open daily in summer. they takes you up to 2450m. Several restaurant are available.
Bike Park has got various wooden modules for experts
A Ludic park, at the bottom of lifts, which suits for beginners in order to improve their practice
A new expert run and beginner one have been created for summer 2014
BMX track, Dirt lines and pumptrack : courses for young people are proposed by professionals. Materials available on site.
MTB Downhill trails :
1 easy trail – green
La Soupline :
Elevation drop : -620 mètres / distance 5,3 km – New for 2014
5 intermediate trail – Blue :
La ricelle :
Elevation drop : -580 meters / distance 4,2 km / access with Chantemerle cable-car.
Scenic view guarantee ! Ride a track with a lot of banked turns starting from the top of Serre Chevalier until the first section of cable-car.
L’Orée du Bois :
Elevation drop -400 meters / distance 3,6 km / Access with Casse du Boeuf quad chair or from the summit of the cable-car via the advanced trail “Alpage”.
La Mélèzine :
Elevation drop -610 meters / distance 3,6 km / access : Casse du Bœuf quad chair via Orée du Bois trail until the Aravet area
La Mone’t :
Elevation drop – 700 meters / distance 3,8 km / access : Bachas quad chair
Elevation drop – 100 meters / distance 0,7 km / access : Bachas quad chair
4 advanced trails – red :
Elevation drop -160 meters / distance 1,5 km / Access from Chantemerle Gondola & Cable-car.
Les Ecoutes (expert) :
Elevation drop -700 meters / distance 3,8 km / Casse du Boeuf Quad chair.
Ride the french downhill championships trail. Melezin, Wall ride, north shore…
Clôt Gaillard :
Elevation drop -700 meters / distance 3,6 km / Bachas quad chair.
Combo of curves and tecnical spot .
Traverse de chêne :
Elevation drop -100 meters / distance 1,1 km /Casse du Boeuf quad chair.
1 expert trail – Black
La Tabaz’co :
Elevation drop -635 meters / distance 2,8 km – New for 2014
Weather: Day weather at the Tourist Office
Emergency : 112
3 bike wash stations available for free in the 3 villages Monetier, Villeneuve, Chantemerle.
MTB Centre Serre Chevalier
Velo Nature : Reception, information, routes departure, bike wash, repair, showers, picnic room.
Lift rides :
Briançon : Prorel gondola : everydays from July the 5th to August the 31st (only pedestrians)
Chantemerle : Serre Chevalier cable-car & Ratier express Gondola : open everyday from from July the 5th to August the 31st
Villeneuve : Casse du Boeuf Quad chair : open everyday from July the 5th to August the 31st
Monêtier : Bachas quad chair : open everyday except on saturday from July the 5th to August the 31st
Grande Galaxie : 4 resorts included with your 6 days or season pass : Alpe d’Huez, Les Deux Alpes, Puy Saint Vincent and Montgenèvre. 1 day included in each resort with your 6 days pass (within the validity of your pass) 2 days included with the season pass.