6 miles
Distance
1,064 ft
Climb
-3,965 ft
Descent
00:52:34
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Alpe d'Huez Bike Park
    Alpe d'Huez
  • AKA
    Alpe D'huez
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Jan-Dec
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #14173 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking

Part of the old megavalanche trail. Starts with a little uphill climb to get around the mountain, flowy track in the beginning, rough piece of trail in the forest. Complete natural track, only suitable for the best of riders.

Access Info

Use the lift to get to the top. Also bus access from Bourg d'Oisans.

Bike Park

More Stats for Canal Sarrazin - Foret de l'ours bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,901 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,562 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,490 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,471 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,570 ft
  • Grade
    -8.585%
  • Grade max
    -62.419%
  • Grade min
    51.07%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    795 ft
  • Avg time
    00:52:34
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Status:
on Dec 17, 2019
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to canal-sarrazin-foret-de-l-ours trailhead (45.108820, 6.069600)
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      Canal Sarrazin -... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 11:46pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Bike Park closed for the season, see you in 2020 :)
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 10:06am
      Sep 19, 2018
      Completely rideable, beware of a fences (those meant for cattle) blocking trail at two spots. They do not harm you when you happen to ride over...
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      12 |
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:43pm
      Jul 12, 2019
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      Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:43pm
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      8 |
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:43pm
      Jul 12, 2019
      87 |
      Sep 25, 2018 @ 12:01pm
      Sep 25, 2018
      | 2 comments

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