5 miles
Distance
172 ft
Climb
-746 ft
Descent
3,993 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding Area
    Chamonix
    Chamonix
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    spring to autumn
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #39083 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Descent from Argentière to Chamonix on the right bank of l'Arve. Mix of 4x4 road and singletracks. Easy ond fun. Beginners friendly with just one sketchy section (100m) where beginners will want to walk the bike down (rocks).

Access Info

Starts at Chemin des Caquerets 20m after the bridge after the Grands Montets roundabout at the entrance of Argentière (going in Le Tour's direction). Ends at the "Maison Nordique" near the Chamonix Club des Sports HQ

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More Stats for Argentiere to Chamonix bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -574 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,414 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,990 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,415 ft
  • Grade
    -2.249%
  • Grade max
    -32.753%
  • Grade min
    50.671%
  • Distance climb
    3,855 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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