Wednesday, 06 April 2016
Although the winter season is coming to a close here in Les Gets, the resort stays alive during the summer months with an influx of visitors for the alternative sports that become available. One of the key attractions to the area during the summer is the popular mountain biking terrain, as the resort offers 95 kilometres of biking trails.
With this in mind, Les Gets has been chosen as the European leg of the Crankworx world tour for the next 3 years.
Crankworx is a freeride mountain bike competition and festival that began in Whistler in 2004, and with every year has increased in size and popularity. This is the fifth year the French alps have hosted the event and it is set to bring vast numbers of people to Les Gets this Summer. The festival will take place from 15th - 19th June and will attract the world’s most elite mountain bikers to compete.
With the Pass'portes du Soleil MTB event also taking place at in June, the Tour de France and Etape du Tour coming to Morzine, it's going to be quite a summer for mountain biking in the Portes du Soleil.
Crankworx will also provide a host of other entertainment, so whether you are a mountain biking enthusiast or not this unique event is not to be missed!