15 miles
Distance
1,718 ft
Climb
-7,194 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Start at Violettes and ride up towards the Plaine morte glacier. Traverse the passage majeur to Toula and climb to the top of Aminona. Here you drop into La tieche and ride down an incredible single all the way to the prise d'eau. Here you follow the bike trail Marathon and the catch the magic forest, finishing on the Grossi wasserleitu and ride out along the road of Planiche to Miege and on to Sierre.

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

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Trails in Route

Violettes289 ft
Bovereche2 miles
Beveron2 miles
Magic Forest5 miles

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for La Tieche mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -5,476 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,783 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,258 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,783 ft
  • Grade max
    -78.149%
  • Grade min
    74.832%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    881 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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      freeride in the magic forest
      freeride in the magic forest
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Violettes
      Aug 17, 2016 @ 3:16am
      Aug 17, 2016
      Magic Forest
      Sep 21, 2015 @ 12:43pm
      Sep 21, 2015
      Bovereche
      Jul 11, 2015 @ 11:32am
      Jul 11, 2015
      Beveron
      Jul 6, 2015 @ 6:13am
      Jul 6, 2015
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