1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike

Mountainbiking

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Alpine Bike

Stage 16, Château-d'Oex–Leysin

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Alpine Bike

Steep ascent to the summit of the Col des Mosses, on picture-book meadow trails and mountain paths high above the valley to Leysin, always face to face with the Valais Alps. The lovely long descent to Aigle is a highlight for bikers certain of their ability.
Steep ascent to the summit of the Col des Mosses, on picture-book meadow trails and mountain paths high above the valley to Leysin, always face to face with the Valais Alps. The lovely long descent to Aigle is a highlight for bikers certain of their ability.
39 km
Asphalted: 24 km
Natural surface: 15 km
of which Singletrail: 4 km
1700 m | 1400 m
difficult | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Château-d'Oex
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Push-only passage
Pushing sections: Château-d'Oex–Aigle approx. 30 min. / Aigle–Château-d'Oex approx. 40 min.
Precipitous area of risk
Dangerous passage between Leysin and Aigle, in the area of «Sur Mont / Pt. 1147», a section is secured with ropes. Push the mountainbike.
Hint
Rail/bus/boat: long section, please note rail recommendation No. 513 Aigle–Leysin and bus recommendation No. 512 Château-d’Oex–La Lécherette
Ascent Col-des-Mosses
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Ascent Col-des-Mosses
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Château-d'Oex, gare–La Lécherette, poste
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 600m.
Cycle transport: reservation required tel. 058 386 95 00.
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Ascent Leysin
513
Ascent Leysin
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Aigle–Leysin-Village
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 900m.
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Hints

Mountainbiking in swiss parks
The Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut Nature Park offers three well-known varieties of cheese: Gruyere, Vacherin and Etivaz. Agriculture has characterised the landscape for centuries and attractive houses are testimony to the golden age of the cheese trade.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Aigle
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Services

Accommodation

Auberge de Jeunesse Château-d'Oex
Auberge de Jeunesse Château-d'Oex
Château-d'Oex
Hotel de la Poste
Hotel de la Poste
Château-d'Oex
Hôtel Roc et Neige
Hôtel Roc et Neige
Château-d'Oex
Les Chambres d'Hôtes du Berceau
Les Chambres d'Hôtes du Berceau
Château d'Oex
Hotel le Relais Alpin
Hotel le Relais Alpin
Les Mosses
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Places

Château-d'Oex
Château-d'Oex
L'Etivaz
L'Etivaz
Rossinière
Rossinière
Les Mosses
Les Mosses
Leysin
Leysin
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Places of interest

Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut Regional Nature Park
Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut Regional Nature Park
Alpine cheese making
Alpine cheese making
Lioson lake
Lioson lake
The Lapies
The Lapies
Revolving panoramic restaurant Kuklos
Revolving panoramic restaurant Kuklos
Alpine cheese making - Chalet Temeley
Alpine cheese making - Chalet Temeley
Gentiana botanical garden
Gentiana botanical garden
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