4.0 miles
Distance
801 ft
Climb
-3,902 ft
Descent
4,644 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May - October
  • TTFs on trail
    Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #1364

This trail starts on the bus stop of "Col des Planches".
You'll take the little 4x4 road that begin near the bus stop and you'll follow it for some 250m. Than take a little trail on the left until you reach "Le Planard" (some old buildings in the middle of nowhere). At this point, you'll pass in front of these buildings, you'll follow the 4x4 road and, when the first turn will come, continue straight on to enter the forest.
After that, you just have to follow the trail.

Don't be afraid of the first steep section. There are only few turns that are extremely difficult to manage with. After these little difficulties, you'll enjoy all the way down to the village of Charrat.
In general, the trail has a good flow and speed with a gorgeous scenery and a lot of different kinds of grounds. There is some rooty technical parts but nothing to disgust you !

Once you've reached Charrat, you just have to follow the streets in order to return to Martigny.

I've rated it as a Black Diamond because some parts have a certain exposure. These parts are easy to ride but you are warned !

Access Info

You can park your car near the train station of Martigny and take the Bus to reach "Le Col des Planches"
To find a bus, just clic on the right destination (Martigny care - Col des Planches) in the link below.

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More Stats for Col des Planches - Charrat mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,100 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,533 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,633 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,533 ft
  • Grade max
    -92.301%
  • Grade min
    82.316%
  • Distance climb
    4,628 ft
  • Distance down
    3.0 miles
  • Distance flat
    404 ft
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on May 28, 2015
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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