Grand Raid BCVs
The GRAND RAID BCVS - Swiss Mountain Bike Race Marathon is the largest mountain bike race in Europe, with an average of 3'000 participants from 29 countries and more than 30'000 spectators. The GRAND RAID BCVS stands out as the world's leading mountain bike race. It competes and exceeds in interest and in number of riders the races of the world championship of VTT. The departure of the Marathon is located in the resort of Verbier, in the Val de Bagnes. The finish, after more than 125km and more than 5'000 m altitude difference, is located in the charming resort of Grimentz, in the Val d'Anniviers. 4 departures are available, Nendaz (92 km), Hérémence (68 km), Evolène (37 km).
The Grand Raid BCVS celebrates its 30th edition in 2019. To mark the event, the organisation has created a new route open to all: an e-bike itinerary from Evolène to Grimentz, skirting the Pas de Lona. More than a race, it’s a scenic adventure!