The mountain bike tour in the heart of the Portes du Soleil returns from 24 to 26 June 2022. Les Gets will host the MTB fair.

The Pass’Portes du Soleil MTB is an 80km mountain bike ride between 1000 and 2450 m of altitude, in France and Switzerland, to discover the fabulous Moutain Bike domain of the Portes du Soleil and its grandiose landscapes.

Several formats are proposed to you:

  • Pass’Portes MTB 80km : FULL –> no more registration possible
  • E-Pass’Portes 70km with your e-bike : I register !
  • Pass’Portes Kids supervised by a mountain bike instructor : I register !
  • Pedestrian Pass’Portes (one day) to discover the Geopark of Chablais : I register !

Find the complete programme, the routes, the starting resorts and practical information on the Pass’Portes website

What’s the Pass’Portes ?

The MTB Pass’Portes du Soleil is a 80km mountain-bike ride ranging from 1000 to 2250m in altitude, in both France and Switzerland, where you can discover the fabulous Portes du Soleil MTB terrain and its grandiose scenery.

The 80 km circuit use 15 lifts. Different variations will be organized for mountain bikers wishing to cycle up hill. The trek takes one day, and participants can choose whether to ride it on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

The mountain bike fair takes place in Les Gets

This year, Les Gets welcomes the mountain bike fair with more than 200 internationally renowned brands and free bike tests.

The DH Kids Cup is a downhill mountain bike race for children aged 7 to 14

Downhill mountain bike race organised by the Vélo-club des Gets.

Program :

  • Free reconnaissance on Saturday
  • 2 timed runs on Sunday
  • Meal break: refreshment bar at the race site (packed lunch only on reservation)
  • Prize-giving ceremony + numerous prizes by drawing lots

To participate, you will need :

  • a license or a medical certificate of less than 1 year specifying the practice of mountain biking in competition is to be attached to the registration. No exemption possible.
  • a full face helmet,
  • a back protector,
  • Knee pads,
  • elbow pads,
  • long gloves,
  • a bike adapted to the practice, in good condition with operational brakes and handlebar ends!

Attention: The level required to participate is that of a confirmed blue trail.

For its first edition, the Alambike offers you a fun event that can be enjoyed in teams of 4 to 8 people, as a family or with friends !

By teams of 4 to 8 participants, clock up as many kilometres as possible in a relay round the iconic cross-country course from the MTB World Championships (loop of about 4,5km)

What for ? To raise record donations for two charities in Les Gets.

Who can take part ?

  • Teams of 4 to 8 participants, registration possible for those 16 and over (with parental consent, see the rules & regulations) with a minimum of two adults (over 18s) per team
  • Open to non-electric and electric mountain bikes, mixed teams allowed
  • Registration fee: 69€ per person which includes participation in the event, meals (Saturday evening and Sunday morning), feed stations, lift pass for use 12 times in total per team (worth 65€), a 50% discount on Lumina and an Alambike gift!
  • A 20€ deposit per team will be asked for on arrival at the event for the wristband used to count the kilometres. It will be returned at the end of the event in exchange for the wristband.

How to sign up ?

Alambike is a team event. Putting your team together, registering your friends and organising the weekend is always a bit of a hassle. Luckily, whether you’re the one who drives the group, the one who is happy to follow along or the one who gets signed up for a super weekend without knowing anything about it… we have everything covered with different options to choose from.

  1. I want to create my team but everyone pays their own registration fees.
  2. I want to create my team and I pay the registration in advance for the whole team.
  3. I wish to join a team.

Biking but not only…

The Alambike is a 24-hour mountain bike relay, but it is also a pedal-free bike race, fun activities in the heart of the village, concerts… So many activities that will allow us to raise a maximum of donations during this festive weekend around the practice of cycling.

On the programme :

👉🏼 Alambike hikes to discover the Gets area by bike
👉🏼 A draisienne race for the little bikers
👉🏼 Many activities around the bike: shows, acrobatic bike, a smoothie bike, a DIY garage, etc.
👉🏼 Concerts to keep you entertained all weekend
👉🏼 A big tombola to win gifts!

About the charities

For the first edition of Alambike, the organisers naturally chose to support two local charities whose common values, the causes they stand for and the ties of affection resonate strongly with the Wetzayers!

All donations collected during the event will be donated to two Les Gets’ charities: “Pierrot Colonge – Mountain Brothers” and “The Ellie Soutter Foundation”! With 24 hours of cycling and events in the village… on 04 & 05 September, every kilometre will count. Ready to take up the challenge ?

DH enthusiasts and mountain bike ride lovers, you can take full advantage of the tracks of Les Gets Bikepark during the month of September when the days are still long and sunny.

A playground of more than 125 km in the heart of stunning landscapes to wind up this summer 2021 in beauty !

The ski lifts will be open continuously until Sunday 05 September.

Chavannes Express and Nauchets chairlifts

Continuous opening :

  • Saturday 18th June to Sunday 5th September 2021

Opening 2 extra weekends in September :

  • from thursday 9th to sunday 12th September
  • from friday 17th to sunday 19th September
 

Take advantage of our holidays deals on the occasion of the Bikepark special closing weekends ! 

Stay connected to mountains…

The UCI MTB World Cup in XCO and DHI is back in Les Gets for a 2021 season that we wish the most beautiful and exciting. Three full days of competitions, concerts, exhibitions and entertainment… for all mountain bike enthusiasts.

📣 THE PUBLIC IS ALLOWED to attend the World Cup, with the wearing of a mask compulsory at all times and in all places on the World Cup site 📣

Les Gets, in cooperation with the French Cycling Federation (FFC), has been selected to organise once again a round of the UCI World Cup in Olympic Cross-Country (XCO/XCC) and Downhill (DHI), on 02, 03 and 04 July 2021. The best XCO and DHI pilots will once again be on the slopes of Les Gets to compete in front of an enthusiastic public !

The XCO pilots will have one last opportunity to measure themselves on our land before taking off for the Tokyo Olympic Games! On the DHI side, the pilots will race facing the Mont-Blanc, but on a redesigned track which will propose some evolutions on the top of the track in particular, for even more technical and spectacular passages…

Discover the program of XCC/XCO and DHI trainings and races on the official website worldcuplesgets.com

Stay offer

MTB World Cup : From the 2nd to the 4th of july 2021

MTB World Cup : From the 2nd to the 4th of july 2021
110 €
/accommodation
The next MTB World Cup will take place in Les Gets from the 2nd to the 4th of july 2021 !
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In the meantime, relive the 3 days of the 2019 World Cup on video !