Beginners Mountain Biking in Les Gets
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Mountain Biking for Beginners in Les Gets

Mountain Biking Les Gets

Les Gets is an ideal location for Beginners and Intermediates alike. It's one of the biggest mountain biking areas in Europe and so has world class facilities for all levels, beginners included.

Lifts Up Hill

The first thing to know is they keep some of the ski lifts running in the summer to carry you, and your bike, to the top of the mountain. You only have to do the riding down part, the uphill is optional! You can by a lift pass which is great value (prices below) and covers some 25 lifts across the whole area.

Graded Tracks

The whole area is full or graded tracks. They are all marked for their difficulty so you know what you are getting yourself into. You can start on the gentle beginner tracks, then slowly work up the levels as your skills and confidence progresses.

Many Joined Resorts

One of the wonderful things about Les Gets is that it's part of the huge Portes du Soleil area. There's nothing quite like exploring on a mountain bike, going up and over to the next valley for lunch before heading back again. You don't have to be advanced to be able to explore new villages and valleys before making is back home in the same day. You lift pass covers the whole area too.

Facilities at your doorstep

Being one of the best mountain biking destinations, there's all the facilities you could need right here. Lessons, guides, bike hire and maintenance, you'll find everything here you could possibly need.

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Getting Started

A great way to dip your toe into mountain biking is our Mountain Biking Long Weekends. These provide exceptional value, and are a perfect length for you to really experience the sport to see if it's for you.

The full system of interlinked trails across the Portes du Soleil is ideal for those who love to explore. You can go village to village, mountain to mountain throughout the whole area, selecting trails that are at your level.

With a mountain biking holiday to Les Gets you get:

  • Cross Country Trails, Downhill runs, Bike Parks & North Shore.
  • Access to the whole Portes du Soleil area - 650 km of marked tracks.
  • Lifts operating all summer: 3 in Les Gets , 25 throughout the whole Portes du Soleil area.
  • Colour coded tracks to show the degrees of difficulty.
  • Cross Country trails and Downhill runs designed for family use.
  • Specially created areas to learn.
  • Mountain bike lessons and guided rides with expert professional bikers.

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