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Tour of Mount Fallère

Mont Fallère Lago del Fallere 

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Introduction

Circular route of about 55 km and 300 m of positive height gain, very scenic, winds around the Mont Fallère (3061 m asl).
Starting from Étroubles (1274mt asl), a two-day outing in the high mountains that allows you to cross a major hill, at 2,487 mt., beautiful meadows, pastures and alpine forests, stopping on alpine lakes. We return to the same point of departure. On the fun first day of downhill you will be able to access the ferruginous spring of the Citrin. It includes an overnight stay at the brand new and comfortable Monte Fallère hut (2385 m asl), where you shall relax with a nice hot shower (services in each room) before enjoying a dinner consisting on traditional Aosta Valley products, coming, in part, from the neighboring pastures.

Mont Fallère Hut

 

Who is it for

This tour is open to bikers with a good workout and good technical skills to ride an MTB. The trail leads along unpaved roads and on trails that usually have a solid and smooth  ground, but which may also have rather uneven and irregular parts, with some natural obstacles (eg. rocky steps or roots). The cyclability is around 95%. At some points of the route should be necessary to push or carry the bike.

 


Technical data

• Route type: Trail
• Target: Adults with high average driving skills and sufficiently trained to itineraries along with miles and similar elevation gain
• Territory: Medium mountains (meadows and coniferous forests, alpine meadows, pastures ...)
• Technical difficultyAS, and GS
• Physical effort: Medio-alto, dovuto al dislivello e ai tratti di "poussage/portage"
• Transfers: not requiered
• Cyclability: 95%
• Validity: mid June - mid September (depending on the absence of snow and the opening of hut)
• Tour duration: two days 
• Distance: 58 Km (1st day 25 km; 2nd day 33 km)
• Altitude start: 1274 mt
Altitude min: 1274 mt 
• Altitude max: 2487 mt
• Elevation gain (D+): 2840 mt (1st day 1900 mt; 2nd day 1100 mt)

 

The stages 

  • Day 1: Etroubles –  Mont Fallère Hut; 25 km and 1900 mt D+
  • Day 2: Mont Fallère Hut – Etroubles; 33 km and 1100 mt D+

 

 

Departure dates

The Tour is organized on request

If you are in a group you can ask also:

• the availability for other departure dates of your choice;
• carry out the tour in one day (hardest!) or more than two days (stages more relaxing).

For more informations contact us!