Push your limits with downhill mountain biking in the Alps

mountain biking in Arc 1950

Thousands of mountain bike descents in the heart of the Alps await you!

The Bike Park of Les Arcs, in Savoie, awaits you from June 26th for new sensations in the mountains. With its 149kms of marked mountain itineraries accessible to all, a wide choice of mountain bike disciplines is available to you thanks to the 10 ski lifts accessible by bike.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider, mountain biking will give you a great feeling in the Alpine mountains of Les Arcs. In addition, the breathtaking views of the Tarentaise valley will follow the rhythm of your descents on two wheels.

In the Arc 1950 Village, you can hire mountain bikes for all levels in the Village shops. Experts will be able to advise you on the best choice for your equipment.

Moreover, this summer, the stock of electric mountain bikes has increased to allow you to have fun without difficulty on the domain of Les Arcs. 

See summer lift pass rates for the Les Arcs mountain biking area

Discover new sensations on the Bike Park

Discover the Bike Park in the Les Arcs area in the Alps and its 149km of marked mountain itineraries accessible to all levels. A wide choice of disciplines awaits you: DownHill, Cross Country and Enduro for great sensations around Arc 1950 Le Village.

The downhill mountain bike area of Les Arcs will be open from June 26th June to August 28th August 2021.

On the downhill mountain bike domain of Les Arcs, you will find :

. 10 lifts accessible to mountain bikes

. 8 downhill runs
     1 green : Trank’s
     3 blues : Woodstock, Legend, Marsupilami
     2 reds : Yellow Stone, Rock N’Arolles
     2 blacks : Cachette, La 8

. 7 Enduro trails
     2 greens : Easy Rider, Kids Rock
     3 blues : Canal, Golf, Route 66
     2 blacks : Dré dans l’Pentu, Elle Chablatte

. 2 Cross Country runs
     2 reds : Hot Wheels, Lake District

. 5 electric bike routes
     1 green : Le Vallon de Rosuel
     1 blue : La Route 66
     3 reds : Hot Wheels, Lake District, Le Tour de l’Aiguille Grive

. 1 Pumptrack

The Bike Park is an official FFCT site.




The ‘samedi je roule” pass gives access, every Saturday, to the runs in the Bike Park at the special price of 15€ insead of 25€.


‘Samedi je roule” allows unlimited access for the whole day to the Bike Park with multiple trails and runs for all disciplines; Downhill, Enduro, Cross-country and dedicated E-mountain bike trails.

Beginners can try out their skills in safety thanks to three green trails, spread over the whole of the resort : ‘Easy Rider’ in Arc 1600, ‘Tranks’ in Arc 200 and ‘Kids Rocks’ in Arc 1800.

As for downhill fans, they can indulge themselves on black, technical Enduro trails like Dré dans l’Pentu (Arc 1800) and Elle Chablatte (Peisey-Vallandry).


Finally, experts can take advantage of a mythical downhill run, which descends 1070m from the top of the Cachette slope in Arc 1600, then drops into the ‘8’ black trail, down to Bourg Saint Maurice. It’s a technical descent, often used in downhill competitions which has seen some of the very best mountain bikers race down it. 9km of adrenaline guaranteed!

Ride a bike in Arc 1950

Push your limitis when you go downhill mountain biking in Arc 1950

Want to come to the mountains this summer to try a wide range of activities?

Get a pass for the Les Arcs area, the door to unique alpine panoramas, kilometres of downhill mountain biking trails and a host of other activities. Don’t worry if you haven’t brought your bike in your suitcase, you can rent one in the Village !

Want to discover nature effortlessly? 

For a first E-bike outing, we suggest you try the Vallon de Rosuel itinerary. Over its 9km, it crosses le hamlet of les Lanches, then heads towards the beautiful site of Rosuel, taking you from Peisey-Vallandry to the doorway of the Vanoise National Park. 

Want to improve more quickly? 

The mountain guides’ office is open every day, offering a wide range of lessons for all levels, supervised by professionals who are passionate about their sport. There are custom-made mountain biking courses (sessions for adults or children, for half a day or a full day...) that will delight both young and old(er)!

Skishop also offers mountain bike rental during the summer. Take advantage of Rossignol electric bikes, E-track trail models, and fully-suspended enduro mountain bikes from Giant to discover the mountain in a different way!

Prices for Les Arcs mountain biking area

See the summer prices for the Les Arcs mountain biking area

You can buy your lift passes from the ADS office in Arc 1950.

Passes are free for children under 5.

*When using the funicular with their paragliding equipment, paragliders must buy a mountain bike pass.

**Families of 2 adults and 1 child aged between 5 and 17

benefit from this special price when buying 3 7-day passes at the same time, with the same start and end dates.

Recommanded mountain biking trails

"Woodstock" trail: a blue downhill run through the forest

"Kid Rock" and "Easy Rider" to learn mountain biking at altitude, bikers of all ages can have fun and get their first real thrills on 2 wheels

Get ready, this summer you will all be jumping into the saddle!

MTB holidays in Arc 1950

A pre-season opening

Cachette charilift will be open the weekends of the 5th, 12th and 19th June.

Shuttles will be organised between Bourg Saint Maurice (funicular) and Arc 1600 (Coupole stop) from 8.30am to 5pm, with a rotation every 1h20 approximately.
Pedestrian fare: free
Mountain bike and paragliding rates: 5€ for the ascent - sale of day pass + shuttle at a rate of 15€ at the sales office in Bourg Saint Maurice.
Free descent for all

Mountain bikers can access  a range of differing level runs in the Bike Park :

  •      . Easy Rider (Green)
  •      . Rock N’Arolles (Red)
  •      . Cachette (Black)
  •      . La 8 (Black)

Cachette charilift will be open from Monday 21st June to Friday 25th June and from Sunday 29th August to Saturday 11th September..

The cost is 10€ for a day pass. Passes can be purchased at the machine at the top of the funicular in Arc 1600. Season passes can be purchased at the sales office in Bourg Saint Maurice

Mountain bikers can access  a range of differing level runs in the Bike Park :

  •      . Easy Rider (Green)
  •      . Legend (Blue)
  •      . Golf (Blue)
  •      . Rock N’Arolles (Red)
  •      . Hot Wheels (Red)
  •      . Cachette (Black)
  •      . La 8 (Black)
  •      . Dré dans l’Pentu (Black)

The funicular, Cachette chairlift, Transarc 1 gondola (to the intermediate station), the Lonzagne and the Grizzly chairlift will be open from Saturday 26th June to Friday 2nd July.

The cost is 15€ for a day pass. Passes can be purchased at the lift pass sales offices in Bourg Saint Maurice, Arc 1600, Arc 1800, les Villards and Vallandry.

Mountain bikers can access  a range of differing level runs in the Bike Park :

  •      . Easy Rider (Green)
  •      . Kids Rock (Green)
  •      . Legend (Blue)
  •      . Marsupilami (Blue)
  •      . Golf (Blue)
  •      . Woodstock (Blue)
  •      . Rock N’Arolles (Red)
  •      . Hot Wheels (Red)
  •      . Cachette (Black)
  •      . La 8 (Black)
  •      . Dré dans l’Pentu (Black)
  •      . Elle Chablatte (Black)

The whole summer area will be open from Saturday 3rd July to Saturday 28th August.