Ride Oisans

Missing the Megavalanche in Alpe D’Huez this year ?

Did you know you can ride the Megavalanche qualifier and race run all summer?With the Ski Lifts Open until August 31st 2008 and their catered accommodation in Alpe D’huez Ride Oisans(http://www.rideoisans.com) will give you a week of gravity fuelled riding that you will never forget.

For those that don’t know, Alpe D’Huez has:

15 marked downhill routes consisting of 75 miles of trails

The world’s longest marathon downhill route : the Megavalanche, starting from the Sarenne glacier, and finishing in the valley of Allemont – (Ride Oisans will drive you back up to the nearest lift in their minibus)

3 permanent downhill runs over 5.6 miles long .

In total that is 8,561 feet of downhill vertical drop (from 10,922 ft down
to 2,361 ft altitude) served by 9 ski lifts , making it possible to do a
total of 32,800 ft of vertical drop in one day. And not only this they will organise a couple of days in the nearby resort of Les Deux Alpes as well. This has:

2 permanent downhill courses,

A Bike Park!

12 lifts for mountain bikers and 21 downhill routes – this adds up to more than 90 miles of gravity fuelled trails

You can ride all this and stay in their catered accommodation in Alpe D’uez – visit their website at http://www.rideoisans.com for more information and to book a holiday.


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