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Les 2 Alpes Outdoor Festival 2017

Editorial
May 4, 2017
Les 2 Alpes Outdoor Festival 2017

To start the summer season, the resort of Les 2 Alpes proposes a new concept: The Outdoor Festival! From 22nd to 25th June 2017, the event will bring together the main outdoor activities.

Between mountain bike, trail, slackline, golf, ski, snowboard ... and Crazy race, you will have something to entertain you!

 

 

 

The Outdoor Festival of Les 2 Alps, what is it?

Les 2 Alpes Outdoor Festival it’s seven competitions: Race of Phew, VTT, Snowboard & Ski, Slackline, Trail, Paragliding and Golf.

You can also initiate you into some sports such as climbing, yoga, zumba, slackline, golf ...

Many outdoor brands will be present on the huge lounge, in the center of the resort.

And you can also attend concerts, animations, tests and much more.

Until the end of June, discover what is organized for the 7 disciplines!

 

The MTB Opening Party

For the MTB opening party, you can enjoy marked hiking and a night hike. Two competitions will also be organized. One enduro mountain bike and one downhill (DH).

For the occasion, the first riders registered at the MTB Opening Party will be able to benefit exclusively from the mountain bike area of Les 2 Alpes which will still be closed on this date. In other words, the bike trails of the Bike Park will be open only for the participants!

MTB MOON PARTY

Friday, June 23, 2017 will be the descent of the track of the Diable of night! While waiting for the twilight, a BBQ will be offered at the top of the chairlift of the Diable.

MTB SUNRISE

On the following Saturday and Sunday, take part in the VAE and XC Challenge, under the supervision of instructors. The departure will take place at 6am on the Place des 2 Alpes, for an arrival at 3200m! A breakfast will be offered to regain strength for the descent.

MTB TeamUp

The MTB TeamUp Enduro will take place on Saturday, June 24, 2017, to make way for the MTB TeamUp DH the following day.

The events are open to all but timed is mainly for mountain bikers of confirmed level.

As for the descent routes, they will be very diversified. You will find very rolling tracks and more technical ones, including flat parts of pedaling which will save you time, jumps and turns turned and a technical part in undergrowth with roots and stones.

 

 

Snowboard & Ski

Between freestyle and slalom, direction the glacier of the 2 Alps to choose the discipline that best suits you.

The Dual Ski: Slalom and rollerblading slalom

For slalom ski racers (FFS, Italian Ski Federation, etc.), a slalom race will be organized on the glacier on Saturday 24 June, in collaboration with the Ski Club des 2 Alpes.

The event will be open to two categories: U14 - U16 (2001 to 2004) and U18 and over (2000 and up). The 32 best skiers are qualified for the roulette skiing event which will take place in the Rue des Vikings in the afternoon.

Bank Jump: Bank Speed and Slyle Snowboard and Ski Freestyle

Sunday, June 25th, Bank Slopstyle will be held at 3400m! This pro and amateur contest, open to all public, can be done in ski or snowboard.

 

Trails of the Outdoor Festival

During the Outdoor Festival, Les 2 Alpes offers you three trail events. You can participate in the Lactic Hot Trail, 3600 Summit Trail and Trail de la Fée.

The Hot Trail

The Saturday test will require a brief but very intense effort over a distance of 1500m and comprising 500m of uneven. The fastest time will take place on the "hot seat" while waiting to be dethroned by a faster competitor.

The 3600-summit trail

On Sunday, the 3600-summit trail will make you take the height. For a distance of 35km with a height of 2750m, you will climb to the summit of the glacier of the 2 Alps, passing by crests and vertiginous paths!

The trail of the fairy

The second Sunday race is a "mini" 15 km skyrunning course, with 1000m of uneven terrain. On technical trails, you will enjoy the most beautiful scenery of the 2 Alps.

 

The crazy race

More playful, the race of Ouf is a true festival of laughter and good humor. Three races for three age categories and three different distances, to be played in pairs or solo.

You will have to overcome some thirty obstacles, including modules to climb, arranged passages, portages ...

Disguises are highly recommended, for a guaranteed pleasure!

 

Slackline

From June 23rd to 25th, the international slackline community will be meeting at Les 2 Alpes. Between initiations, demonstrations and World record attempts, the program promises to be rich in emotions.

Golf initiation and competition

On June 24 and 25, enjoy the Outdoor Festival to introduce you to golf. A teacher will advise you on the technique to adopt to improve and impress your loved ones.

On Sunday, the first Open of Street Golf of Les 2 Alpes will allow you to confront other duos!

 

Paragliding pre word cup of les 2 Alpes

Finally, from 22 to 25 June, the world's best paragliders will compete for four days of competition, in an extraordinary setting.

 

Whether you want to participate in one of these activities or come as a spectator, this first edition of the Outdoor Festival des 2 Alpes promises to be exceptional!

For more information on the disciplines and registrations, please visit the webpage of Les 2 Alpes Outdoor Festival.