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Haute Route Training Camp Weekend

Join us for this weekend-long Haute Route training camp and ride across the best routes of the French Alps.

  • Half board hotel
  • French Alps —Megève
  • Activity Type
    • With guide
    • Sportives/races
    • Training camp
    • Fixed base
  • Groups up to 16
  • Features
    • Bar
    • Bike shop nearby
    • Bike stand
    • Bike tools
    • Bike wash
    • Covered bike maintenance area
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Hot tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • Private parking
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna
    • Secure bike storage
    • Terrace
    • TV/DVD
    • Wifi

Service

This three-day intensive training camp is specially designed for riders that will be competing in the Haute Route later in the season, but can only spare a long weekend for their training. All of our coaches are experienced Haute Route competitors and will help you prepare for this challenging event.

The program

Sunday June 2.

  • Arrive in Geneva; pick-up and transfer to la Clusaz: set up bikes; briefing for the week.

Friday June 3. Balcons du Mont Blanc, Côte de Domancy - 55km - 1500m

  • 9am depart Megève (on the bike)
  • 12pm-1am return to Megève
  • PM: relax, swim, massage (optional extra)
  • Major climbs: Côte de Domancy, climb to Saint Gervais

Saturday June 4. Magève to Megève - 105km 2670m or 45km 915m

  • 9am depart Megève (on the bike)
  • 11.30am return to Megève (short)
  • 3-4pm return to Megève (long)
  • PM: relax, swim, massage (optional extra)
  • Major climbs: Col des Aravis, Col de la Croix-Fry (East), Col de l’Epine (North)

Sunday June 5. Time Megève sportive - S 85km 2000m M 111km 2800m L 144km, 3800m

  • 7.15am depart Megève
  • 8.30am race starts from Sallanches
  • 12-3pm return to Megève
  • 17pm depart to the airport
  • Major climbs: Col de la Colombière, Col des Aravis, Col des Saisies

The Long Weekend or Sportive package price includes:

  • Pick-up from Geneva airport, transfer to your hotel and return.
  • Entry to the sportive.
  • Three or four days of cycling (as per your reservation, including the sportive, if applicable, with the opportunity to ride parts or the entire race route in advance).
  • Tips and advice from your race-experienced coach.
  • Three or four nights in the hotel (as per your reservation) with free Wi-Fi, swimming pool and spa (sauna, hammam and Jacuzzi)
  • All meals including unlimited soft drinks, wine or beer during the meal.
  • “Tea and Tall Tales” each afternoon
  • On-the-road support vehicle, with free energy drinks and snacks, spare wheels and space to offload extra clothes and other kit. Please note that the organisers do not permit on-the-road support during the sportive itself.
  • Mechanical assistance throughout your stay.
  • Alpine Cols Elite cycling jersey.
  • A full set of photographs taken during the weekend.

The Long Weekend or Sportive package price does not include:

  • Bicycle, power meter or high-performance wheel hire.
  • Minibar and drinks at the hotel bar.
  • Sports massage at the end of the day.
  • Travel from where you live to and from Geneva airport.

Accommodation

Les Loges Blanches 4*

The Loges Blanches is a lovely Alpine chalet style hotel close to the centre of Megève (ideally placed for the finish of the Time-Megève sportive on Sunday). The rooms are spacious and very comfortable.

  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Outdoor swimming pool heated at 32°
  • Spa, Steam room, Sauna and fitness room (Access to L’Arboisie Hotel)
  • Free wifi
  • Parking
  • Bathrobes and slippers provided in the room
  • Luggage room
  • Baby-sitting
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Meeting rooms

Location

  • Balcons du Mont Blanc, Côte de Domancy
  • Option: short or longer ride
  • Time Megève sportive

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