Embark on an exhilarating mountain bike adventure with a certified mountain guide and explore the charming villages of Cervinia and Zermatt! Experience one of the longest descents in Europe as you ride from the Plateau Rosa Glacier all the way down to Saint Vincent.
Jun - Sep
- Discover Cervinia and Zermatt villages and their Bike Parks!
- Ride the longest descent in Europe with a mountain bike! 3000m from Plateau Rosà glacier to Saint Vincent.
- Experience the stunning view of the Matterhorn by staying in a mountain refuge.
Join us on this thrilling 4-day journey where you will ride in one of the best bike parks in Europe as we travel from Cervinia to Zermatt and pass through the breathtaking landscapes of the Alps.
We will meet on the first day in Cervinia, located in Aosta Valley, at the base of the Matterhorn, one of the most iconic peaks in the Alps. This will mark the start of this 4 day-trip as we begin with a mountain bike check and briefing for the next days to come.
The next morning, we will start with our first acclimatization ride while we take in the stunning mountain scenery, towering peaks, and lush valleys. Later in the afternoon, we will go through the Aplice Crossing towards Zermatt, a beautiful alpine car-free resort town in the Valais canton of Switzerland. Here you can experience its charming and peaceful atmosphere, visit traditional Swiss chalets, boutique shops, and gourmet restaurants.
On the third day of our trip, we will continue riding through the incredible scenery of Zermatt, surrounded by impressive peaks such as Monte Rosa, Breithorn as well as the iconic Matterhorn. Then we will reach Theodulo Refuge, at an impressive height of 3317m! Once there, we'll stay in a typical Monte Rosa mountain refuge with the most incredible view of the Alps.
On our final day, we'll rise early to witness the stunning dawn on the Matterhorn and prepare for the longest bike descent in the Alps. This last stretch from Plateau Rosà to Chatillon in Valle D'Aosta will be about 3000 meters of descents over 40km. Finally, before we return to Cervinia we'll stop for lunch in a mountain village and taste some delicious typical food.
Be a part of this unparalleled biking adventure with a certified IFMGA guide and book your trip today!
- Guiding fee
- Hotel, huts, meals, lifts tickets
- Guide expenses (huts, hotel, meals, lifts tickets)
- Mountain bike or E-Mountain Bike rent
- Personal rescue insurance (available on request)
We will arrive in Cervinia in the evening for a pre-ride mountain bike check and briefing for the upcoming trip.
We will meet at 9am at Cervinia Bike park lifts and begin our first acclimatization ride.
At 4 pm (last lift ride) we will go towards Zermatt with the Alpine Crossing and we will sleep in Zermatt!
We will begin the day with Zermatt bike park and in the afternoon, through the Alpine Crossing, we will reach the Theodulo refuge at 3317m.
We will sleep with the most beautiful Matterhorn landscape of the Alps in a typical Monte Rosa massif mountain refuge.
We will have an early wake up to see the dawn on the Matterhorn. Then we'll continue to ride in the longest bike descent in the Alps! From Plateau Rosà to Chatillon in Valle D'Aosta, about 3000 meters of descents over 40km.
Then we'll stop in a mountain village to taste some typical foods.
In Chatillon we will take a bus to return to Cervinia where we left the cars.
The trip will approximately end at 18:00
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Unusual Experience is a Mountain Guide-based association.
It grew up from the idea of delivering mountain adventures to a whole new level, very targeted on the growth of the client to deliver a fully personalized experience.
We offer also a large base of a group program from beginners to advanced people who prefer to join in a ready-to-go trip!
With seasonal scheduling we have backcountry skiing, freeride, and ice climbing programs for the winter and high mountain alpinism, 4000mt peak climbing, and rock climbing for the summer.
Last but not least we are strong mountain bike riders and ready to ride with you on some of the best ridge trails in the Alps!
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We had a fantastic time on the Monte Rosa Tour and couldn’t recommend the team and trip highly enough. The tour was extremely well planned to ensure we had the best chance of achieving our goals whilst having a great time, thanks to a perfect mix of climbing and learning whilst giving our bodies a chance to adapt/ acclimatise and rest. Each day was varied and exciting and our guides were extremely knowledgeable, safe and great fun to spend a week with. The course was perfectly tailored to the teams skill level and allowed us all to have a brilliant time. Can’t thank Enrico, Marco and Francesco enough. Cheers guys
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