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Mountain biking in Vars

Sensations guaranteed!

This summer, the playground for mountain bikers expands from nearly100 to 160 km of itineraries and trails of all kinds. Vars offers anunrivalled playground for all levels of mountain biker.

Vars Bike Park

Mountain bike adventure

Available to all mountain bike aficionados, set off to discover the Vars Bike Park.

Beginner or experienced, with family or friends, don’t miss out on getting on your two-wheeler and riding the nearly 160 kmitineraries and trails the resort will be offering this summer. Beginners can try their hand at mountain biking onthe green and blue trails, while experienced cyclists can tackle the more technical and physical red and black trails.

Multiplied playground

The number of kilometers of mountain bike and ATV routes goes from simple…to double! In addition to the 13 existing trails and itineraries, the resort is developing 2 new green trails specially designed for beginners and balconies over the resort to experience the joys of true mountain biking at its best. VTTAE and cross-country are not left out, with the creation of 6 new routes for all levels to ride Vars from top to bottom.

The Vars area is a varied playground that allows you to evolve in a multitude of terrains: in the forest, on single track, in meadows or even under the ridges. You’ll have the opportunity to tour the estate on your two wheels and try out all types of disciplines: DH, enduro or cross-country. 2 zones specially dedicated to mini-riders and beginners are also accessible, with small wooden modules to perfect your riding skills.

A hundred kilometers of marked DH, endruo and cross-country circuits accessible by lifts open every day of the summer from July 1 to September 2, 2023.

A Kid Zone:

At the Caribou parking lot, designed to introduce children to mountain biking and draisiennes, with wooden modules built on site, at ground level: rocking bridge, small wall, footbridges… This fun zone also features a skate park. This fun zone also features a skate park.

A Cool Zone:

At the top of the Chabrières telemix, featuring double-slope wooden modules and 3 springboard bridges from easy to expert level.

Every day, there are 32 km of downhill mountain biking between the summit of the Mayt in Vars and the shores of Lac de Serre-Ponçon, with a 1,800 m vertical drop. The descent is mainly forest-based, with plenty of rest and picnic areas.

A VTTAE itinerary takes you on a superb loop through the heart of the Forêt Blanche estate, taking in magnificent scenery between forests and ridges. Set off on an easy ride on a route that’s accessible to all. The choice is yours, whether you’re looking for a short hike or a longer one! Bring your own battery, and a special ski pass to access Risoul’s ski lifts.

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