This ride, which takes you from the resort to the surrounding pastures, is a last test before you tackle the more difficult routes. It is a mix of all kinds of terrains: tarmac, beaten earth and paths. Possible start from Crans-Cry d'Er car park.
This gently sloping ride, ideal for a family outing or a first bike ride, will take you into the forests around Crans-Montana dotted with meres and small ponds. Possible short variant.
The Vermala Sprint is a short but intense stretch which offers everyone the chance to relive the best moments of cycling competitions which have stopped off in Crans-Montana.
The route is 40km long, with a 1,200m height gain, which makes it quite demanding. The emphasis is on using roads with little traffic to head up to Crans-Montana. A special feature of this route is its minor roads, which are particularly picturesque .
This route could very well become a favourite for many cyclists due to its quite adventurous itinerary. In fact, the route uses sections of gravel roads and offers a totally unusual circuit passing through the village of Cordona. It requires good technical cycling skills due to its very steep unsealed slopes.
The departure point has been planned to link with «The Rhone Route», the no. 1 national route, which is the backbone of Valais cycling routes. It is in fact an uphill in tiers between Granges and Crans-Montana , often used by Steve Morabito in training.
This route is suitable for «cyclo-sportive» cycling. The route offers the pleasure of going through varied scenery in few kilometres ? forests, vineyards and the valley. Cyclists who take this route meet the challenge of climbing from the Rhone Valley up to the resort of Crans-Montana.
This route is for beginner cyclists, families cycling together, or «cyclo-leisure» cyclists. This bike ride is in the centre of the resort, it is a few kilometres long, and is suitable for any age, good physical fitness isn?t required.
This is a steep 15.7km climb with a 1,275m height difference, departing from the railway and bus station in Sierre.
The characteristics of this route are also quite similar to the «Cruise around the 5 lakes». Not too many kilometres and a relatively low height gain make this loop in the centre of the resort an ideal route for a bike ride which is within everyone?s reach.
This route goes straight to the point, that is the uphill to Plumachit from the Violettes cable car, towards the Crans-Montana pass ! A loop is proposed, heading down to Aminona to return to the centre of Crans-Montana via a small section just over a kilometre long in the opposite direction to the route taken at the start.
With this ride you will discover the villages nestling on the hillsides near Crans-Montana and their attractions, including Venthône castle, Lens church, Christ the King, etc. Possible variant through Chermignon d'en Haut.
This ride takes the demanding Terrific route, which rises steeply to the heights above the resort. This is followed by a challenging climb towards Les Violettes and a long final descent through Plumachit and Marolires.
This downhill mountain bike ride starting from Crans-Montana crosses the hillside in the direction of Sierre via Montana-Village and Loc. You can take the funicular back to the resort.
It is a pleasure to ride on this downhill mountain bike route of medium difficulty, with its banked turns, small jumps and tree roots to cross, all in a breathtaking scenario! The trail is permanent, safe and closed to walkers. Approval pending.
This mountain bike ride up to the Hauts de Crans is ideal for conditioning your legs while you discover the resort and enjoy the extraordinary views. Possible start from Crans-Cry d'Er car park.
After a gondola lift ride up to Cry d'Er, this descent takes you through green alpine meadows and forests via Chetseron, Corbire and L'Arnouva with return to the Cry d'Er car park.
This route is ideal to discover the beautiful region of Crans-Montana. While physically and technically demanding, it is also extremely varied and full of memorable discoveries. Possible start from Crans-Cry d'Er car park. Possible variant through Cave du Sex.
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.
For advanced riders who want to time their descents, this difficult downhill trail is challenging and includes technical passages over rocky slabs and tree roots. The trail, which is completely safe and protected by nets and padding, is permanent and closed to walkers. Approval pending.