Every one, road bike or mountain bike from beginner to advanced riders; they will be able to choose their biking itinerary that will allow to discover the diversity and the beautiful scenery.
The Vars resort offers a hundred kilometers of marked trails, accessible by lifts and newly labeled FFC.
1000 m elevation on Vars, without effort climbs from the summit of the Mayt.
Everyone will find (from 10 years) routes for his level while discovering the beauty and diversity mountain landscapes
The chair lifts are specially equipped to transport mountain bike, you allow reaching quickly the departure of many hikes.
The bike passes: 10 lifts pass and can be used throughout the summer season.
The professionals will make you discover and enjoy mountain biking through gorgeous scenery and a rich nature. Whether you are beginners or advanced, you will appreciate the many trails. You will pass through the alpine stages, race down trails through alpine pastures, or just enjoy the rural tracks under the tree shade.
"The Taillefer" red track:
He was the trail for the world Cup Downhill, a true downhill run.
Short and technical run designed by Christian Taillefer with a vertical drop 400 m over 3.5 km in length and recently reshaped to give more comfort and safety.
Access by the gondola "Chabrières"
The downhill from Vars to Embrun
To make at least once during your stay in Vars, "the longest descents"
32 km between the summit "the Mayt" and the banks of "Serre Ponçon" lake, it's about difference in altitude 1800 m
Open to families and confirmed athletes, the raid is mainly in forest and all along there is rest area.
Accessible by lifts as days and hours of operation, the return is by shuttle organized from Embrun.
The guide book mountain bike-FFC:
The French Cycling Federation provides a guidebook, listing the trails certified for Vars.
Trails Mountain Bike Map and guides:
For sale at the Tourist information center.
Slope style area on the track "L'Adroit
Fun and technical area located in the resort's center. This park has different modules for all levels with walkways, tables, boxes, wallride.
The slope style area on Bike Park is open every day.
This summer, a brand new beginner area is proposed by the bike patrol from Vars mountain bike club who are also working to create and maintain more technical modules for experienced riders.
The bike park is also: a free weekly barbecue, a gathering of riders, ripping music and bike patrols who know the most beautiful spots.
Vars mountain bike club:
Club members make the maintenance of the trails and Bike Park and all over the summer season they still attentive to the riders.
The Vars pass and Cycling:
Since the Tour de France, cycling in the High-Alps became the great place to explore.
The mythic Vars pass was crossed for the 31st time, thus a record of passage in the history tour.
The Vars pass is a great place of cycling, located at 2109 m altitude to the connection of the most famous Alpine passes like the Bonette Cayolle Izoard, Galibier, Allos...