Morzine Haut-Chablais Sportive 18 June 2017
Ski Nation are based in Montriond, Morzine all year and for the past 12 years we have offered winter ski and summer road and motorbike accommodation, with regular guests coming back each year for the Cyclosportives and Passeportes du Soleil in June.
We will help you with the Morzine Sportive registration process, orientate you regarding the route and provide the perfect base for your Alpine cycling adventures and can provide road support for longer tours.
Our chalets have a great village location just a short warm up ride from Morzine, we are within a few minutes ride of the Cycloportive start point. Arrive a few days early on 16 June to acclimatise and sample some of the best riding that our region has to offer.
4 nights half board in our chalets is just £375pp on the basis of two sharing a room (excludes the event entry fee but see below for registration procedure). Arrive Thursday and leave Monday.
Morzine Sportive – The Event
The Cyclosportive Morzine-Vallée d’Aulps is friendly but hard-going cycling event comprising of 2 races, one of 103km (seniors) and the second of 145km (masters).
The route crosses Taninges and Samoens to attack the final climb, the Col de Joux Plane perched at 1,712 m, before the arrival back close to our chalets in Montriond.
It’s possible to sign up for the event the night before or even on the morning. Entry is 37 euros.
MASTER’S ROUTE 145KM, 3700M
Including Col de Joux Verte, Col du Corbier, Col du Grand Taillet, Col de Jambaz and Col de Joux Plane.
SENIOR’S ROUTE: 103KM, 2520M
Including Col de Jambaz and Col de Joux Plane
The Morzine Sportive is part of the Grand Trophée French national series, and usually has an entry of around 600 riders. Entry fee is €37, including the pasta party afterwards. You can pre register on line from the UK, the Saturday before, or on the race morning. For full route & event details, please visit the official event website.