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Downhill mountain biking: Prarion-Les Houches descent


  • DH - VTT Descente Les Houches - © OT Vallée de Chamonix -Célia-Margérard

Difficulty : easyOne-way timing : 0h00Distance : 4kmStarting point altitude : 1900mHighest point : 1900mElevation gain : 0mElevation losses : 640mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest with lifts

Try our downhill mountain bike runs! Three descents for different levels.

Starting from the top of the Prarion cable car. A single varied trail through trees, undergrowth and meadows, more technical passages and gangways, ridgeline paths, forest sections, downhill sections and some wet spots! : In other words, an array of modules and routes in a unique setting.

Alpages Respect descent: Medium difficulty
Bouquetins descent: Difficult
Chamois descent: Experts only

Start: 1,870m > End 1,230m.
*Helmet and protective gear highly recommended; mountain bikes must be equipped with a suitable braking system.

Runs redeveloped by a team of professionals before the 2018 summer season!

A mountain biking trail guide is available from the bike rental shops around the valley and the Tourist Offices.

Recommended period *

Subject to favorable weather.

Before leaving

Weather forecast (Météo France, Office de Tourisme)+33(0)4 50 53 22 75 (Lift information, Mont Blanc Natural Resort)Mountain conditions informations (La Chamoniarde, High Mountain Office)
Piste de descente Alpage Respect
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