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Roisan Trail Center

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 5.0 (1) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

This ride features an easy climb on gravel roads and nice singletracks on the way down.


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9.5

Miles

15.3

KM

50%

Singletrack

5,632' 1,717 m

High

2,995' 913 m

Low

2,682' 817 m

Up

2,641' 805 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

64%

Max Grade (33°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Overview

The climbs are mostly easy on gravel roads while the downhills are on singletracks. The scenery from the top and all the way down is pretty spectacular.

Need to Know

Bring water on the loop since there are no brass taps!

Description

This is a very scenic ride with amazing views of the glaciers of Mont Blanc. The climbs are mostly on doubletrack roads with some sections that are a little bit steeper but overall a gentle climb.

At the top, there is a nice field where you can stop for a snack before starting the downhill. On the way down, you cross some old settlements while mostly riding on singletracks. The terrain is a mix of dirt and rocks.

History & Background

The trail passes by an old site where coal was made from wood.

Contacts

Shared By:

Edoardo Melchiori

Trail Ratings

  5.0 from 1 vote

#1

in Roisan

#1375

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#1

in Roisan

#8

in Italy

#1,375

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Pedaling your way up, don't forget to look over your shoulder and enjoy the phenomenal views!
Feb 24, 2017 near Orsières, CH
Sun peeks through the forest on our way down the trail.
Feb 24, 2017 near Orsières, CH
Enjoy phenomenal scenery on the way down to Roisan.
Feb 24, 2017 near Orsières, CH
The scenery from the top is pretty amazing.
Feb 24, 2017 near Orsières, CH
All the trails at Roisan Trail Center are clearly marked.
Feb 24, 2017 near Orsières, CH
Roisan Trail Center is located just outside Aosta in northern Italy.
Feb 24, 2017 near Orsières, CH

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