The most beautiful 3 Vallées MTB trails

The most beautiful 3 Vallées MTB trails

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Discover the joys of the freedom to ride

The rise of electric mountain biking (VTTAE) has opened the doors of the mountain to all audiences. Now beginners and experts, adults and children alike, can discover the joys of the freedom to ride, explore, climb summits they never dared dream of... In Les 3 Vallées, the discipline takes on yet another dimension with itineraries designed for everyone.

An anthology of the most beautiful courses according to your profile, with the subject matter expert Timy THÉAUX, 3 Vallées ambassador.

Méribel, a paradise for experts!

Get ready for two back-to-back enduro routes, Les Crêtes and the so-called Dégage à Moutiers! This is nothing less than one of the finest downhill runs in Les 3 Vallées, thanks to an impressive negative elevation difference against a fabulous panoramic backdrop. The route features a technical single track on a magnificent shoulder between Méribel and Saint-Martin-de- Belleville, before heading onto a long section through the forest. The starting line at the top of Tougnète can be reached by the cable car and the chairlift of the same name, or with pedal power from Méribel (3,300ft. positive elevation). The descent (around 6,600ft. negative elevation) features a few climbs, including a 500ft one. Take the bike-equiZpped bus back from Brides-les-Bains.

Family fun in the Belleville valley

For a fantastic relaxing and sporting experience with the family, head to the Lac du Lake from the Plan de l’Eau in Les Menuires. Get ready for the wild beauty of this high-altitude lake. Your efforts will be rewarded with a snack at the alpine refuge by the water! Make your way there by walking around the Plan de l’Eau, and taking the 4x4 path (Boulevard Cumin) to the Refuge du Lac du Lou. And simply retrace your steps on the way back!

Discover electric mountain biking with friends in Courchevel

For this route, head to the top of the Col de la Loze from Courchevel 1850 on the new cycle path, then make your way back on the cross-country skiing pistes. This loop is very varied, alternating between roads, 4×4 paths, pastures and forests, while offering stunning views over the Vanoise mountains.

Set off from Courchevel 1850 towards the Col de la Loze via the green route that then goes down to the Méribel Altiport. Take the cross-country ski pistes back to Courchevel 1850 via the Bouc Blanc.

  • Timothée Théaux
    Timothée Théaux, Ski instructor at Val Thorens & Professional freerider

    In winter, the variety of altitudes and orientations mean it is always possible to find the best skiing for the conditions. In summer, the length of the mountain bike descents and the ever-changing landscapes from one valley to another.

And much more…

Les 3 Vallées offers an endless playground for e-mtb. it would be difficult to draw up an exhaustive list of routes to discover, but here are a few ideas:

Les Avals near Courchevel Moriond. Magnificent, but definitely not for beginners!

La Dent du Villard. Iconic mountain overlooking the Lac de la Rosière. Pros only!.

Lac de Tueda in Méribel-Mottaret. Start at the resort and discover nature with the family, or start at the centre of Méribel or at the Refuge de la Traye for a more challenging experience.

The unmissable Vallée des Encombres in the Vallée des Belleville.

Also in the Vallée des Belleville, the Geffriand enduro route, perfect for experts!

MTB & MTB-E-BIKE rental shops

Courchevel 1850

Espace VTT (school & rental): +33 (0) 6 18 08 18 41

Courchevel Moriond

Intersport (rental): +33 (0) 4 79 08 31 85

Ici Bike (school & rental): +33 (0) 6 35 10 75 09

La Chaudanne

Chaudanne Sport: +33 (0) 4 79 08 89 12

Méribel Centre

École VTT MCF de Méribel: +33 (0) 6 12 11 97 97

Intersport Les Glaciers: +33 (0) 4 79 00 37 12

Rond point : Olympic Sport – Go sport: +33 (0) 4 79 08 56 89

Méribel Mottaret

Blanc Sports – Sport 2000: +33 (0) 4 79 00 44 07

Intersport Le Chatelet: +33 (0) 4 79 00 45 91

Méribel 1600

Sports 1600 (school "La Trace verte" & rental): +33 (0) 4 79 08 51 45

Les Menuires

Location VTT La Croisette: +33 (0) 7 71 71 15 36

Skiset VTT/VAE: +33 (0) 4 79 00 28 15

Saint-Martin de Belleville

Togosport – Skiset VTT: +33 (0) 4 79 00 61 44

Intersport VTT: +33 (0) 7 71 71 15 36

Val Thorens

Entrée station: +33 (0) 7 71 71 15 36

Les 3 Vallées

Discovery
by bike

The rise of electric mountain biking (VTTAE) has opened the doors of the mountain to all audiences. Now beginners and experts, adults and children alike, can discover the joys of the freedom to ride, explore, climb summits they never dared dream of … In Les 3 Vallées, the discipline takes on yet another dimension with itineraries designed for everyone.