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Oz - Alpe d'Huez grand domaine MTB

With its central position you have direct access to the heart of the Alpe d’Huez MTB area.

From single tracks to tricky obstacles you’ll find Oz and the whole area a natural playground. More than 250 km of tracks and marked trails are suitable for all levels and types of mountain biking: downhill, enduro, freeride, cross country ...

The lifts enable you to reach more than 10,000m of vertical a day from Pic Blanc at 3300m to the valley floor.

Oz - Alpe d'Huez grand domaine MTB in numbers


37 mountain bike trails
3 Bike Parks (Oz en Oisans, Vaujany, Alpe d’Huez)  
2 Pump Tracks (Oz en Oisans, Vaujany)
2 Noth Shore Zones (Oz en Oisans, Alpe d’Huez)
Beginners' Trials Zones (Oz en Oisans)
2610m vertical drop without taking a lift: from Pic Blanc (3330m) to Allemont (720m)
6 Washing Points (Oz en Oisans, Vaujany, Alpe d’Huez, Auris en Oisans, Allemont)
7 Bike Patrols
9 Lifts for bikers
8 Free shuttles a day from the valley to Oz Station


Oz - Alpe d'Huez grand domaine MTB is recognised by the FFC (French Cycling Federation)

You will find:

- Marked and maintained circuits, classified in 4 levels of difficulty.
- 263km of tracks to keep you interested.
- A map of the tracks.
- Information signs on the circuits.
- Washing points so that you can clean up at the end of the day.


Unmissable MTB tracks

The legendary Poutran
Highly technical and internationally recognized at the highest level, this track requires commitment at all times. Starting on stone slabs the rocky section gives way to the forest. This is followed by a series of sharp bends, crossings torrents with a slope of 40% average; over 65% in places. National and international champions complete the descent in less than 3 minutes; how will you compare?

Megavalanche Route
Megavalanche attracts over 2000 competitors annually for the race that starts on the Glacier at Pic Blanc 3300m. You, too, can take this route for an unforgettable downhill experience. Between glacier snow, rocky paths and narrow tracks in the forest on the lower section, you will drop over 2,600m altitude in one descent. Return to Oz from Allemont by free shuttle.

The new course at Alpette
A new track is available this summer from Alpette to Oz Station, starting from the Poutran gondola at 2100m. A Red Enduro track, it allows you to experience your first descents in a managed space. Opening on Saturday 10th August!


Map of bike routes

Download the Oz - Alpe d'Huez grand domaine MTB map (pdf)


MTB Training

The MCF school from Grenoble takes up its summer residence in Oz! From the 14th  July  to 16th  August  2013, MCF professional instructors offer a weeks MTB training for all levels: introductory sessions for beginners, downhill courses for experienced riders.

Booking is essential. More information from the Tourist Office.


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