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Itinerary: Verbier – Télécabine de Savoleyres – Savoleyres – Les Etablons – La Tzoumaz - Le Drotsé - Les Crettaux - Haute-Nendaz – Télécabine de Tracouet - Tracouet – Sofleu - Siviez – Télésiège de Tortin - Tortin – Téléphérique des Gentianes - Col des Gentianes - La Chaux - Les Ruinettes – Verbier Short description: More than 3000 meters decent for just 444 meters of uphill, who could ask for any thing better ? This tour offer about 50km of High Mountain trails without the fatigue. The pleasure of an excursion with the magnificent views from Savoleyres, Tracouet or the Col des Gentianes, is priceless. The last decent, a serpentine mountain trail, will no doubt be an unforgettable one.

Distance: Duration: Physical level: Technical level: Panorama: Adventure:

48.58 km 3:45 - 5:30 h. on bike / 8:30 h. total

Season: Highlights: Remarks:

July-August The descent from the Col des Gentianes with the amazing view of the Massif du Mont-Blanc is one of the highlights of this tour. The length of time noted consists only of the time spent on your bike. Breaks and lift transport have not been accounted for. Therefore it is very important to leave early in the morning. call 144

Elevation difference: +511m / -3256m

Emergency number:

Km 0.00 0.92 1.41 1.41 2.25 3.45 3.89

Alti. Type 1522 SR 1543 1590 2354 2230 2080 2070 DR TR DR DR SR SR DR DR SR SR SR

Direct.

Remarks

Location Verbier – Médran gondola

Signs Follow route de Ransou Route des Creux

Km Alti. Type 47.70 1610 DR 48.58 1522

Direct.

Remarks

Location

Verbier – Médran gondola

Signs Follow trottinettes trail Cross the parking to the start point

Savoleyres gondola Top of Savoleyres gondola Follow the road on the edge

Buvette de la Croix Turn left – Follow de Coeur trotinettes trail Les Etablons Leave trotinette trail Route de la Croix de Cœur La Tzoumaz Follow Grand Raid Cristalp Follow Centre

11.03 1510 12.03 1471

Nendaz Cristalp Le Drotsé Pont de la Scie Centre forestier de Nendaz Haute-Nendaz Tracouet gondola Tracouet – top of gondola Haute-Nendaz Nendaz Haute-Nendaz

15.02 1292 15.12 1290 19.06 1517

21.27 1380 21.27 2200 DR

Ride towards the Dent de Nendaz and the Tracouet Lake Tsâblo Plan

22.12 2125 22.96 2030 23.33 2050

DR DR DR Alpage ski slope La Maretse

26.59 1676

DR

Sofleu

Siviez

28.09 1626

DR

Tsableau Perru

Siviez

30.77 1700

DR SR

Forêt des Eaux

Follow , join the main road to Siviez and continue uphill Take the Tortin chairlift and then the Gentianes Gondola Follow the only road that descends to Verbier Follow

31.48 1733

Siviez – Tortin chairlift DR Col des Gentianes

31.48 2894

MR = Main road

SR = Secondary road

DR = Dirt road / forest road TR = Trail = Uphill section (normal, steep, very steep) = Downhill section (normal, steep, very steep)

38.49 2218 38.98 2245 4097 2192

DR DR DR DR La Chaux Les Ruinettes

Follow

Verbier

= Uphill & downhill = Flat

45.98 1756

Ride above the golf course

Legend
St-Pierre-de-Clages r de-Clages ag St-Pierre-de-Clages

Tour du Mont-Fort

L y n Leytron yt ytr

Alternative Cablecars transporting bikes

Rh Le

e ôn
Fey y

Brignon

Nendaz
1380

19 6 5

Intersections Restaurant Cabin Parking Danger Caution pedestrians
2030 2125 2200 2050 1626

Beuson

m Condémines Saclentse

R Rid s Riddes
1490

1517

1676

Isérables a

Tracouet

2436

Dent de Nendaz

Villard r

Balavaux
2456

Pointe de Balavaux Balavaux a

o Planchouet

m La Tzoumaz
1510 1 1471

1290 1292

Prarion o La Dzora
1700

Le Drotsé e

1728

1733

Siviez
2070 70
2667

Mont Gond

2608

v Savoleyres

2354

L Croix de Coeur La Cr roix r
2173

Le Fou

2619 2416

Dents Rousses

Têtes des Etablons e
2742

Pte des Champs Ferret p

Tortin
2045
2396

L‘Arpette

L Lac on leus de C

Lac des Vaux a
2694

M tR Mont Rogneux

1590

V Verbier
START 1522 2

Les Attelas
3023

Mont Gelé

Médières

Les Ruinettes
2192
32 3 2

Becs des Etagnes

Fontenelle Fo Fo ontenelle Cotterg t Villette e
2 2266
Gentianes ntianes
3328

2894

Le C Châble n Montagnier

Mont Fort

2245

x La Chaux 2218

3223

Bec des Rosses

Prarreyer

Versegères

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