6.4 miles
Distance
957 ft
Climb
-956 ft
Descent
5,186 ft
High Point

This tour will make you discover the different corners of Champex: the resort and the Lake, Champex d'en Haut then Champex d'en Bas before returning to the lake for a loop in the forest; all the elements that make Champex the "little Swiss Canada".
This route starts in Champex, a village located around a magnificent alpine lake. After a few meters, you walk along the lake and can admire the Grand-Combin, which is reflected in it. This mountain culminates at more than 4,400 meters After a slight climb on the Adray side, you have an exceptional view of the lake and the village.

You then follow the river to discover the two other villages of the resort, Champex d'en Haut and Champex d'en Bas, then you go up in a magnificent larch forest.

You then descend towards the lake to make a forest loop on the other side of the station and return north of the lake past a marsh, a protected site of national importance because of its landscape value and its many rare animal and plant species.

Detailed Description
Champex Bike is a 6 mile less popular easy route located near Orsières. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route climbs 957 ft with a max elevation of 5,186 ft then descends -956 ft.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
More Stats for Champex Bike mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,421 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,827 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,829 ft
  • Grade max
    -27%
  • Grade min
    31.4%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,352 ft
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