CM 1988 Bike
This very demanding route, signposted for the Mountain Bike World Championships in 1988, will test your fitness, while you enjoy the exceptional natural environment of Aminona.
medium, S0Difficulty: medium
S0 Even forest or meadow paths, on a natural surface with good grip or on compact gravel. No steps, rocks or passages with many roots. Gentle gradients, wide curves. No special technique required
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This very demanding route, signposted for the 1988 Mountain Bike World Championships, will allow you to test your fitness, as you enjoy the many exceptional local spots which you’ll find in Aminona. The first Mountain Bike World Championships took place in Crans-Montana back in 1988. Today, the 18 km route on offer is almost identical to the one which Mike Kloser sailed through to win the very first medal. Departure is from Aminona, where you can leave your car in the car park. From here, prepare for a concentrated effort. There are several possibilities for stops en route, at the Cave du Scex or the Plumachit restaurant. The itinerary takes you mostly across dirt tracks and includes a few interesting technical sections. The views of the most beautiful 4,000m mountains in the Valais Alps and the natural surroundings will make you forget the physical effort which this trail demands.