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    PdP Travel

    REFUGE 2 REFUGE GRAVEL RIDE

    in collaboration with

     

    Want to live a unique experience on the bike ?
    Join our Peloton de Paris community for a gravel ride over several days in the French Alps, far away from the busy mountain passes ! 
    Discover gems of unpaved climbs in this most amazing region. We’ll spend the night in remote mountain lodges.  
    We take care of luggage transfer from and to the mountain lodges where we’ll be staying. A back-to-basics adventure in stunning surroundings !


    The package includes:

    • 4 challenging rides on a mixture of asphalt and unpaved roads
    • 4 nights full board, 3 of which in authentic and remote mountain lodges
      • Evening meal on Wednesday evening upon arrival in hotel
      • Lunch, dinner and night at Refuge de l'Econdu on Thursday night
      • Lunch, dinner and night at Refuge du Monal on Friday night
      • Lunch dinner and night at Refuge du Nant du Beurre on Saturday night
    • Experienced cycling guide / mecanic
    • Luggage transfer to and from each lodge
    • Briefing pack with ride info, profiles, GPX-files, …

    Price

    690 Euro.

    25% deposit

    Cancellation until 2 weeks before the event with full refund

     

    More information

    • Luggage transfer from lodge to lodge is included in the price. Bikepacking (without luggage transfer) is possible too.
    • The route is a mixture of paved and unpaved roads. We avoid technical sections (especially in the descents) but an adapted off road bike will be required. We suggest a gravel bike (with minimum 40mm tires with profile) or a hardtail mountain bike.
    • Both regular as electric gravel bikes are for hire at our partners. Contact us for more details.
    • Start and finish location : Bourg Saint Maurice


        Day to day planning

        Wednesday
        Arrive at hotel (basecamplodge.com) by 7PM and dinner
        Thursday
        Bourg St Maurice - Refuge de xxxx : 69km, 2.000 elevation
        Friday
        Refuge de xxxx - Refuge du Monal : 66km, 2.050 elevation
        Saturday
        Refuge du Monal - Refuge du Nant du Beurre : 75km, 2.000 elevation
        Sunday
        Refuge du Nant du Beurre - Albertville : 47km, 250 elevation and return back home


        Dates

        31/08 - 04/09 2022
         

        More about Alp&Bike

        In 2020, Stijn and his family decided to move from Belgium to the French Alps. Since then, Stijn has been discovering the region's most amazing road and gravel rides as well as lodges. As an official tourguide, he's now sharing that back with the cycling community and his (old) Belgian friends. You're in very capable (and kind) hands while exploring the beauty of the French Alps on the bike

        Questions & answers

        What fitness level is required for this trip?

         

        By when should I arrive at the hotel on Day 1?

         

        Do I bring my own bike or can I rent a bike locally?

         

        When do we finish on the last day?

         

        Can I book an extra night before or after?

         

        What's the group size?

         

        Should I organize my own transport to and from Bourg-St-Maurice?

         

         

        Bookings

        For bookings, please contact our friends at Alp&Bike. You can email them at stijn@alpandbike.com