Mountain bike trip “Le Géant”, crossing the rivers “La Blanche” and “La Durance”
The mountain bike crossing from la Blanche to la Durance! In 4 days/3 nights. It is the assurance of an experience without artifices, a mix of Alpine and Provençal atmospheres in the heart of the UNESCO Geopark of Haute-Provence. In GPS tracks.
Departure in the morning from the tourist office and MTB base of Val de Durance in Château-Arnoux. Transfer by shuttle bus + MTB trailer (max. 8 people) to the starting point in Verdaches, south of Seyne-les-Alpes. Terrain: alternating tracks and singles. This trip requires good physical and technical ability. Available from April to October, departure any day!
Day 1: Verdaches > Digne les bains 46km 950 D+ (climb) 1500 D- (descent)
Day 2: Digne les bains > Château-Arnoux 28km 870 D+ (climb) 960 D- (descent)
Day 3: Château-Arnoux > Peyruis 37km 1050 D+ (climb) 970 D- (descent)
Day 4: Peyruis > Château-Arnoux 40km 870 D+ (climb) 940 D- (descent)
Available from March to November.
Prices for MTB and MTB-E rental for “Le Géant” trip:
LAPIERRE ZESTY XM 227: 60€/pers (sizes M and L)
LAPIERRE OVERVOLT AM 400+ and 4.5: 120€/pers (sizes M and L)
Note: a check deposit is required for MTB hire.
- Number of day(s) : 4
- Number of night(s) : 3
Labels & accessibility
- Région Sud / Filière vélo
- Adhérents Haute Provence
- Cycle sports
- Mountain biking
- Electric-assisted mountain bike
- Fat Bike
- Electric Fat Bike
Comfort / services
- Shelter for bikes/mountain bikes
Adult: 240 €.
Moyens de paiement
- American Express
- Bank/credit card
- Chèques Vacances
- Credit transfer
All year round.