Mountain bike trip “Le Géant”, crossing the rivers “La Blanche” and “La Durance”

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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.

Description

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

Labels & accessibility

  • Région Sud / Filière vélo
  • Adhérents Haute Provence

Sports Activities

  • Cycle sports
  • Mountain biking
  • Electric-assisted mountain bike
  • Fat Bike
  • Electric Fat Bike

Location

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Comfort / services

  • Shelter for bikes/mountain bikes

Prices

Adult: 240 €.

Moyens de paiement

  • American Express
  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer

Opening times

All year round.