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Need a MTB guide in Valais?

Guide VTT en Valais

The summer is gently arriving in the Swiss Alps, and the Valais is undoubtedly the ideal destination for cycling holidays in the mountains.

Your whells will probably no longer know where to give their crampons in such fabulous landscapes and environments to the unexpected variety, between high alpine peaks, green meadows and old larch mazots, yes the Valais is really a must for mountain biking. Who has never dreamed about an enduro trip in Zermatt, an adventurous Verbier crossing at the Simplon or endless enduro runs in the Visp region?

These legendary mountain bike spots in Valais are at your fingertips, and Exoride is for sure your ideal guide to enjoy these beautiful sports adventures.

The bikeparks lovers will of course not be left with mountain bike trails of choice and an affluence contained to afford a nice total of negative altitude gaining the mechanical facilities of places like Verbier, Crans Montana, the Gates of Sun or Saint-Luc.

To enjoy the best of this profusion of possibilities and optimize your mountain bike days in Valais, Exoride offers throughout the summer a set of guided services that will allow you to discover the most beautiful facets of this unique region of Switzerland. Thirty years of practice and ten years of experience as a mountain bike guide and instructor in Valais are at your service for the organization of your mountain bike stay in Valais, for a nice day out on a route adapted to your level, MTB shuttles to offer you maximum descent on the most preserved trails in the region, as well as flying lessons, to improve your riding skills. The whole is destined as well to the conventional MTB practitioners, as for the e-bikers.

Our services are available in the form of open dates that you can find on each page of our multidays trips, daily tours, courses and shuttles, to join a group to enjoy a day of mountain bike placed under the sign of conviviality with rates contained . Apart from these open dates, it is possible for people to privatize a mountain bike guide or benefit from a mountain bike program in Valais totally à la carte by contacting us.

Our tours, trips, shuttles and mountain bike courses cover the lower Valais, central Valais and Upper Valais. Roll over the Combins in the Bagnes Valley, admire the pyramids of Euseigne in the Val d'Hérens, cross beautiful villages in the Val d'Anniviers or endless descents around Visp or the Aletsch Glacier, without forgetting the crossing of high passes between Italy and France, the Valais has enough to make you roll for decades.

For the practitioners who come to visit us as a family, we are able to offer you side activities for all, young and old, as well as the organization of mountain bike tours mixing mountain bike and e-bike to allow everyone to share a unforgettable mountain bike adventure.

We look forward to welcoming you right now until November to share our playground on mountain bike routes tailored to your needs and your level.

Tags: valais, switzerland

 

 

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What is my technical level?

  • Level 1/4

You already practice mountain biking and are already able to control your speed and your trajectories on uneven ground, lightly steep and without exposure. You can ride shorter, more technical portions on your local courses.

  • Level 2/4

You are a regular practitioner with past experiences on mountainous terrain. You control the ascent and descent on trails from moderate to steep sometimes with natural obstacles such as roots or rocks. You are able to cross small steps or rocks up to 20 centimeters high, uphill and downhill. Your experience lets you know when to walk when the terrain becomes too exposed or dangerous.

  • Level 3/4

You are a regular practitioner who appreciates technical and steep trails. You are comfortable on the dry as in the fat, uphill as downhill. You are able to easily ride a red track in a bikepark, climb steps up to 30 centimeters, uphill and downhill, and make small jumps in a controlled manner when the terrain requires it. In addition, you are comfortable with the exhibition. Your experience lets you know when to walk when the terrain becomes too exposed or dangerous.

  • Level 4/4

You are an experienced practitioner with more than five years of regular practice. Your skills allow you to confidently tackle all types of natural or artificial obstacles. Wet roots, stones, very steep terrain, tight pins requiring noseturns, jumps, gaps and drops. You are comfortable on courses classified black bikepark or have already participated in several competitions. Your experience lets you know when to walk when the terrain becomes too exposed or dangerous.

  • A doubt about your level?

If you live in Suisse Romande or in the region, do not hesitate to join one of our MTB clinics.

What is my physical level?

  • Level 1/4

You are rather sporty and do regular physical activities. You are able to do about 3 to 4 hours of regular mountain biking on a daily basis over a period of up to 4 consecutive days.

  • Level 2/4

You are a regular sportsman and do physical activities of about half an hour at least 2 to 3 times a week. You are able to do about 4 to 6 hours of mountain biking daily at a steady pace over a period of up to 6 consecutive days. You are also able to push and carry your MTB on long portions.

  • Level 3/4

You are a regular sportsman and do physical activities of about 45 minutes at least 3 to 4 times a week. You are able to do 6 hours or more of ATV every day by feeling comfortable in the effort at a steady pace over a period of up to 6 consecutive days. You are also able to make long climbs push and carry your MTB on long runs.

  • Level 4/4

You are an experienced sportsman and do physical activities of 45 minutes or more at least 5 times a week. You are able to do 6 hours or more of mountainbiking daily by feeling comfortable in the effort at a steady pace over a period of more than 6 consecutive days. You are also able to make long climbs push and carry your mountainbike on long runs.

What material?

  • The bike

BIKE   E-BIKE
Suitable for MTB and E-MTB

BIKE   E-BIKE
SUitable for MTB but not for E-MTB

BIKE   E-BIKE
Suitable for E-MTB but not for MTB

 

To make the most of this program, only all-mountain / enduro all-suspension bicycles (between 140 and 180 front-to-rear travel) are allowed in order to respect the homogeneity of the group. If this program is for e-bikes, the battery should offer good autonomy.

If you do not have a suitable mountainbike or e-mountainbike or do not want to travel with your own, Exoride offers MTB or e-MTB rental at a good price. This option is available in the registration form.

If you come with your own bike, thank you to have it completely revised in a shop and change the wear parts before your departure (tires, brake pads, ...)
  • The rider

A complete and detailed list of the equipment to be provided will be sent to you before your departure. For the ride, you will need to be equipped with an enduro jet helmet or with detachable chin strap (highly recommended), kneepads, a windbreaker, a backpack with integrated protection, a multitool, a replacement derailleur hanger for your bike, an inner tube with presta valve and a survival blanket.

Exoride offers advantageous packs for the rental of certain protections. These options are available in the registration form for this trip.

What assurances?

  • Illness and accident

Health and accident insurance coverage is mandatory. You must make sure that it covers you in the mountain biking and risky sports, the mountain air evacuation in the country of the stay of your choice.

In addition to your insurance, we strongly encourage you to join the REGA so to complete your services in the event of an accident in the mountains.

  • Cancellation

Do not risk losing the cost of your stay or your flight in case of injury, illness or personal emergency. Purchase a cancellation insurance or check the coverage of this kind of damage. By paying your stay and your flight with your Mastercard or Visa credit card you can already be insured to cover these costs.

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