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MTB Enduro Week, 8 Days, Mountain Biking Tour, Switzerland

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Did you know that you can now fly from 6 UK airports to Sion in Switzerland, and taking your bike will cost 10£. So here is an epic week of mountain biking tour and high alpine enduro and single trails for you. Your guides know and love these trails, and they’ll give you the best mountain biking week you could imagine.

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All about the MTB Enduro Week, 8 Days, Mountain Biking Tour, Switzerland.

MTB Enduro Week

Like mountain biking? Like single trails? OK, then you are going to love this mountain biking tour in Switzerland.

Make the most of the incredible network of alpine single trails on this epic mountain biking tour. Local mountain bike guides will take you to some of the most spectacular high mountain areas, using cable cars and mountain huts to give you access to the best enduro trails in Switzerland.

You have access to tools and expert advice to make sure your bike is fully tuned each day and ready for the trails. Support vehicles take care of your gear and leave you free to enjoy your days on the trails.

Not only are the trails fantastic but the scenery is absolutely mind blowing. Get a group of friends together and make it your own private group.

Access to this incredible biking region has really opened up with the new airline Powdair operating flights from London City, London Luton, London South End, Bristol, Manchester and Southampton to Sion, Switzerland. sion is only around 60km from Verbier, where the tour begins. They charge 10£ per bike.

 

Itinerary

Saturday:
Meet all the others at our starting point in Verbier. In the later afternoon, we will check all the gear, discuss the weekly plan and dosome last minute food shopping.

Sunday:
We will start our week by using the local cable cars to avoid some meters in altitude. On beautiful trails, we will head east towards a high altitude mountain hut where we will be stayin overnight. To get there we will be crossing a peak as high as 2500 meters. Uphill: 800 Meters, Length: 33 km

Monday:
This morning you are in for a special treat: over 1000 meters of descent into the valley. Having reached the lowest point, we will be taking a shuttle up to 1900 meters. From here it is pedalling alongside a beautiful lake before the long hike starts. You will be rewarded with breathtaking views on glacers as well as some of the highest peaks in the alps. Tonight we will be staying at hotel with all amenities. Highest point will be a mountain pass at almost 3000 meters. Uphill: 1100 Meters, Length: 29 km

Tuesday:
Today is a fully self suppported trip. with over 1000 meters of ascent and even a longer descent, this is the longest day of our tour. The amazing singletrails we will be hitting on our way down are worth the effort. Highest point over 2800 meters. Uphill: 1450 Meters, Length: 33 km

Wednesday:
On Wednesday we will start the day with a cable car and some casual pedalling. Then we have a 600 meter climb in front of us that will most likely be done by pushing & carrying. The pass at 2800 meters is the start of a long downhill that starts of rocky and heads into needle forests. Luckily there is one lonely hotel at the end of a secluded valley where we will be staying overnight. Uphill: 700 Meters, Length: 25 km

Thursday:
After a great breakfast at the hotel, we will leave the beautiful valley and head for the next pass. The first couple of 100 meters in altitude we can use our pedals whereas some remaining ones will have to be done by pushing and/or carrying. Then you are up for the longest descent of the week. From 2800 down to 600 meters all in one go. Our overnight location, a mountain hotel on 1900 meters, we will be reaching with a small cable car. Uphill: 1100 Meters, Length: 22 km

Friday:
The last riding day offers everything from techy sections to long flowy descents hitting some of our guides favourite trails on the way. We will head for Brig with its beautiful old town where we will stay for the last night and enjoy the great local food. Uphill: 1200 Meters, Length: 35 km

Saturday:
Return shuttle is provided for you to the airport/trainstation/carpark

 

Accommodation

We will be using a mix of mountain huts, mountain hotels and regular hotels where possible

  • Authentic swiss hotels
  • Double rooms (except one overnight stay at a mountain hut)
  • Breakfast included
  • Lunch packages available

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 7 days hotel, mountain hotel or mountain hut accommodation
  • Luggage transport from each hotel to the next (except mountain hut and mountain hotel)
  • All cable cars
  • All van transfers & uplifts
  • Local guide on all tours
  • Small groups (max. of 7 riders)
  • Access to tools
  • Help with setup of your bike
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • International Flights
  1. Day 1 Saturday

    We’ll all meet at our starting point in Verbier. In the later afternoon, we’ll check all the gear, discuss the weekly plan and do some last minute food shopping.

  2. Day 2 Sunday

    We start our week by using the local cable car network to avoid some meters in altitude. On beautiful trails, we will head east towards a high altitude mountain hut where we’ll be staying overnight. To get there we’ll be crossing a peak as high as 2,500 meters.

    Uphill: 800 Meters, Length: 33 km

  3. Day 3 Monday

    This morning you’re in for a special treat: Over 1,000 meters of descent into the valley. Having reached the lowest point, we’ll be taking a shuttle up to 1,900 meters. From here we’ll be pedalling alongside a beautiful lake before the long hike starts. You will be rewarded by breathtaking views of glaciers as well as some of the highest peaks in the alps. Tonight we’ll be staying at a hotel with all amenities. The highest point will be a mountain pass at almost 3,000 meters.

    Uphill: 1,100 Meters, Length: 29 km

  4. Day 4 Tuesday

    Today is a fully self supported ride. With over 1,000 meters of ascent and an even longer descent, this is the longest day of the tour. But, the amazing single trails we’ll be hitting on our way down are worth the effort.

    Highest point over 2,800 meters. Uphill: 1,450 Meters, Length: 33 km

  5. Day 5 Wednesday

    Today we’ll start the day with a cable car and some casual pedalling. Then we have a 600 meter climb in front of us that will most likely require some pushing & carrying. The pass at 2,800 meters is the start of a long downhill that starts off rocky and heads into needle forests. Luckily there is one lonely hotel at the end of a secluded valley and that’s where we will be staying overnight.

    Uphill: 700 Meters, Length: 25 km

  6. Day 6 Thursday

    After a great breakfast at the hotel, we’ll leave the beautiful valley and head for the next pass. The first couple of hundred meters in altitude we can use our pedals, whereas some remaining ones will have to be done by pushing and carrying. Then you’re in for the longest descent of the week. From 2,800 down to 600 meters all in one go. Our overnight location is a mountain hotel at 1,900 meters, we will be reaching it with a small cable car.

    Uphill: 1,100 Meters, Length: 22 km

  7. Day 7 Friday

    The last riding day offers us everything from technical sections to long flowing descents, hitting some of our guides favourite trails along the way. We’ll head for Brig with its beautiful old town where we’ll stay for the last night and enjoy great local food.

    Uphill: 1,200 Meters, Length: 35 km

  8. Day 8 Saturday

    All good things come to an end. We’ll supply a return shuttle for you to the airport, train station or carpark.

You’ll stay in a mix of mountain huts, mountain hotels and regular hotels where possible

  • Authentic swiss hotels
  • Double rooms (except one overnight stay at a mountain hut)
  • Breakfast included
  • Lunch packages available
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
  • 7 days hotel, mountain hotel or mountain hut accommodation
  • Luggage transport from each hotel to the next (except mountain hut and mountain hotel)
  • All cable cars
  • All van transfers & uplifts
  • Local guiding on all tours
  • Small groups (max. of 7 riders)
  • Access to tools
  • Help with setup of bike
  • International Flights

Activity Level: Challenging

You should be relatively fit and active. Expect to push yourself a little on these. If you’re not sure about your fitness or skill levels, we’ll be happy to discuss this with you when you make a booking enquiry.

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