FROM HÉRÉMENCE TO ZERMATT BY EBIKE
From 01 to 05 of July 2020:
From 29 of July to 02 of August 2020: ready to go !
From 02 to 06 September 2020: sold out !
*”Ready to go” are trips that already have multiple participants but the group is not complete. The departure is guaranteed.
“The most beautiful panoramic alpine trails, super cosy traditional accommodations and a physically and technically accessible level. A jewel of the Alps !“
– e-MTBswissalps , your e-MTB journey Est 2018 –
- Stay in a historical mountain hotel on a 4’000m panorama.
- Bike close to the iconic “Matterhorn” perched like a spire above Zermatt at 4’478-meter high.
- Enjoy a lunch break made of Swiss cheese and dry meat with the view of “Mont-Blanc”, European highest peak.
- Sit in the hot tub with a cold beer after a day of singletrack exploration.
ARRIVAL IN SION. BE READY FOR YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE
If you’re traveling long distance or across several time zones to reach Sion in Switzerland, then we would recommend arriving in a day or two early to allow your body to adjust and to make sure any flight or luggage delays won’t spoil your trip. Take time to enjoy this incredible medieval village!
DAY 1: SECRET JEWELS TRAILS LEAD US TO A COSY OLD SCHOOL HOTEL
We will be warming up on an easy rolling down singletrail. Your ascent will become a perfect playground for your e-bike. Rolling on uphill trails, crossing forests on hidden paths and arriving at the mythical Mandelon alpine pasture. Open your eyes and try to spot deers and alpine ibex hiding around. A balcony trail will lead you to an incredibly flowy forest path. Pow pow pow! Forest paths will lead us to the peaceful village of “La Sage”. Settled in front of the beautiful 4’000 meter-high « Dent blanche ». It’s time to take a brandy, relax in one of the sofas of the old-school Swiss hotel from 1890 or enjoy a hammam session while we wait for the chef to put his French touch to fresh local products!
Distance cycled: 35 km
D+ : 1400 m.
D- : 1800 m.
Technical difficulty: 2 to 3
DAY 2: FROM AN AMAZING HIGH PASS TO AN HISTORICAL HOTEL
This morning, we suggest you to take a complete breakfast. The first ascent of the day will lead us to a sublime pass at 2’900 meters above sea level. The ascent is challenging but you can do most of it on your E-bike. Take time to enjoy the marvelous landscape during your ride downhill: 4’000 meters high peaks and amazingly sky-blue mountain lakes. Welcome to the Alpine paradise. After a flowy ride down to the valley, the last ascent leads us to a unique Swiss beauty: a hotel settled on a sublime plateau with a panoramic view on a large panel of 4’000-meter-high mountains. The best after-ride terrace ever!
Distance cycled: 30 km
D+ : 2200 m.
D- : 1500 m.
Technical difficulty: 2 to 3
DAY 3: EPIC TRAIL REWARDED WITH A WELLNESS NIGHT
Open up your eyes… another memorable day is coming! You will first start with a challenging singletrail ascent to a magnificent pass at 2’800 meter above sea level. Wild, alpine, brute and beauty. The first part of the descent is quiet rocky… it is maybe a good time for a little walk of 2 KM. If you don’t like rocky parts, you are lucky we have a second option ! A super funny trail which go down the valley. Time to smile and enjoy the speed. After a little shuttle, we are back on a balcony trail over the valley which will make you enjoy riding uphill. The following is a connection or a super well kept « Wanderweg ». Yes, we have reached the German part of Switzerland. Your day will end up on an alpine refuge at 2’000 meters above sea level. Tonight is the very special « wellness-raclette » evening: unique combination of jacuzzi, sauna and the most famous local dish, « Swiss cheese raclette ».
Breathe in, breathe out… you are not dreaming!
Distance cycled option 1: (O1) : 45 km
D + (O1) : 2200 m.
D – (O1) : 2500 m.
Technical difficulty (O1) : 3 (2 km of 4 which can be walked)
Distance cycled option 2 (O2) : 45 km
D + (O2) : 1900 m.
D – (O2) : 2700 m.
Technical difficulty (O2) : 2 to 3
DAY 4: A BALCONY PATH LEADS US TO MATTERHORN, ZERMATT
Last but not least, this final riding day starts with a sublime panoramic path and a flowy singletrail all the way down into the valley. Time to test our surprising old-school lifts for a second ride. Then, you will climb up the valley to Zermatt for a last beautiful sights. A mountain train will bring you up to “Gornergratt”, at 3’000 meters for an ultimate descent in front of the mythical Mattherhorn. Don’t forget your camera! We will end the day at the spa, looking at the Mattherhorn and waiting for the 4 course-menu while thinking about everything you’ve experienced during this week!
Distance cycled: 35 ou 50 km (with Gornergrat)
D+ : 1200 m.
D- : 1600 m. or 3300 m. (with Gornergrat)
Technical difficulty: 2 or 3 (with Gornergrat)
DAY 5: LAST COFFEE IN ZERMATT
Sadly today we leave Switzerland behind. Take your time to enjoy one last time the beauty of the Matterhorn before leaving. We will drive you back to Chamonix.
IN A NUTSHELL
5 days, 4 nights
|Joining in:||Sion, Valais, Suisse|
|Skill Level:||2 fitness / 2-3 technical|
1490 Swiss Francs
|Number of riders:||4 to 10 riders (can be privatized from 4 participants)|