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Valfréjus cycling climb - Mountain Collection 2022

Sports and recreation, Cycling sports, Electric-assisted mountain bike in Valfréjus
Free
  • Come and enjoy the climb to Modane-Valfréjus by bike and without a stopwatch on a road closed to motorized vehicles except VAE. 14 switchbacks in a forest setting to reach the station.

  • The road leading to Valfréjus station will be closed to all motorized vehicles and left free to road bikes, mountain bikes, VAE from 9 a.m. to noon.
    A "Contest" challenger bonus sticker will be distributed by Maurienne Tourisme for cyclists wishing to complete at least 3 consecutive switchbacks.


    Start of the climb: after the A43 interchange (1163m)
    Main arrival: In front of the Tourist Office of Valfréjus (1682m) with supplies offered by the association of traders in the...
    The road leading to Valfréjus station will be closed to all motorized vehicles and left free to road bikes, mountain bikes, VAE from 9 a.m. to noon.
    A "Contest" challenger bonus sticker will be distributed by Maurienne Tourisme for cyclists wishing to complete at least 3 consecutive switchbacks.


    Start of the climb: after the A43 interchange (1163m)
    Main arrival: In front of the Tourist Office of Valfréjus (1682m) with supplies offered by the association of traders in the resort.

    Your departure :
    Any departure before the announced time will not be framed by an administrative road closure, so you will be likely to come across motorized vehicles during your climb.
    The climb is open to minors over 14 years old with parental authorization to be provided by email to the reception of the Valfréjus Tourist Office at the following address: valfrejus@hautemaurienne.com

    The climb and its health rules:
     Respect for distance: prohibition to be in the wake and to take advantage of the aspiration of the group, ride in single file with a safety distance of 10 meters between each cyclist,
     Absolute ban on riding two abreast,
     To overtake, respect an offset of at least 1.5m and fall back 7m in front of the overtaken cyclist,
     Spitting, sputum prohibited. If necessary, signal yourself, let yourself be overtaken to relieve yourself in last position.

    Cycling traffic rules
    Be sure to respect:
     The highway code,
     Wearing a helmet,
     Caution with other cyclists and authorized users,
     Reduced and controlled speed downhill

    Your arrival :
    We advise you to remain vigilant, if you wish to descend after the administrative reopening time of the road. You are likely to encounter and be overtaken by motorized vehicles.
     Supplies will be offered to you by the resort's merchants' association.
    For cyclists wishing to practice several cycle tourism climbs of the Challenge Mountain Collection 2022, a collector's card will be given to you by Maurienne Tourisme at the arrivals, and stamped at each of the climbs offered in Maurienne and Haute Maurienne Vanoise, with during this climb a bonus sticker from 3 consecutive climbs. Prizes will be up for grabs by drawing lots at the end of the summer season.
  • Environment
    • In the mountains
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Rates
  • Free
Schedules
Schedules
  • On July 27, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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