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Mountain Bike

Courtavey Bike

Mountain Bike · Valais
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Map / Courtavey Bike
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This ride, which takes you from the resort to the surrounding pastures, is a last test before you tackle the more difficult routes.

easy
12.5 km
1:50 h
479 m
479 m

It is a mix of all kinds of terrains: tarmac, dirt roads and paths. You leave Crans-Montana and cross the lower part of the ski area before you arrive at the Courtavey mountain pasture. 

Author’s recommendation

From Arnouvaz it is possible to detour to the Corbyre alpine pasture where you can taste different local cheeses.

Difficulty
S0 easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Signal, 1771 m
Lowest point
Lac Moubra, 1371 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Use marked bike trails and routes only, and observe all signposting. Please close gates after passing through. Please be considerate to walkers and to plants and animals. As a rule, walkers have priority. When planning, take into account participants’ fitness level and ability. All riding is at one’s own risk.

Equipment

We recommend: bike in excellent working order, helmet, gloves and bell, clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof), food and drink.

Tips, hints and links

More information: 

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Start

Lac Moubra (1425 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.305383, 7.479825
UTM
32T 382939 5129101

Destination

Lac Moubra

Turn-by-turn directions

The itinerary is a loop. It starts at Lake Moubra and takes you up to the resort of Crans-Montana. After passing by Lake Grenon, you attack the uphill to the pastures, towards Signal via Arnouvaz, where you can ski in winter. After pedalling t Courtavey and crossing the mayen area, you go back down via Plumachit and Barzettes back to the departure point, and why not refresh yourself and relax at the Lake Moubra beach which lends itself to swimming. Here you’ll find two restaurants with very welcoming terraces. A large part of the route is on surfaced roads and dirt tracks. They cross the resort, forest areas and pastures. 

Public transport

By bus or by funicular from Sierre to Crans-Montana.

Getting there

A9 motorway exit at Sierre-Ouest, follow the cantonal road via Chermigon until "Centre Sportif La Moubra" in Crans-Montana.

Parking

Free parking at Lake Moubra.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

SwissTopo Maps 1:25'000: 1287 Sierre


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Difficulty
S0 easy
Distance
12.5 km
Duration
1:50 h
Ascent
479 m
Descent
479 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Botanical highlights

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