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Mountain Biking in Chatel

General Mountain Biking in Chatel

Chatel and the Portes du Soleil offers extensive options for mountain biking in Chatel.

Whatever your level and ability the Portes du Soleil offers tracks and trails for you. Whether it is days out exploring the local Cols or villages, or taking on Chatel’s own downhill bike park!!

Mountain Biking in Chatel

As the trails are linked throughout the area, it is possible to plan your holiday to take in some or all of the villages making up the Portes du Soleil; including: Les Gets, Avoriaz, Morzine, Morgins and Champery.


  • Marked trails
  • Graded and permanent down-hill tracks
  • Bike parks
  • Dirt zones
  • Kid’s beginner tracks
  • Extensive network of linking lifts covering 650km

What is the PassPortes du Soleil?

The MTB PassPortes du Soleil is a mountain cycle trek ranging from 1000m to 2250m in altitude, in both France and Switzerland, where you can discover the fabulous Portes du Soleil MTB terrain and its amazing scenery and challenging MTB runs.

Each year this event gets bigger and bigger with around 6000 riders in 2012!!

The 80km circuit uses 15 lifts. Different variations will be organized for mountain bikers wishing to cycle up hill. The trek takes one day, and participants can choose whether to ride it on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

PassPortes du Soleil

The next PassPortes du Soleil MTB, will be held in Châtel at the end of every June.

Check official site for registration information.

Visit the official website.

Biking Holidays

Ride Chatel Holidayswww.ridechatel.com

Mountain Bike Breaks – www.mountainbikebreaks.com

Bike Shops in Chatel


1616, route des Freinets
74390 CHATEL
Tel : +33450733891

88, route de Thonon

Maison des Vallets
74390 CHATEL
Tel : +33450732437

232, route de Vonnes

Résidence Beau Séjour
74390 CHATEL
Tel : +33450733080