If you fancy doing a multi-day enduro race in the French Alps but you want the moral support of racing with a mate, the sky2trail pairs enduro could be right up your street. Taking place from the 30th June to the 2nd July in Les Arcs, it promises racing on technical singletrack and over 12,000m of timed descending.
The organisers say that the emphasis is as much on the maximum enjoyment of the riding as the racing action, so the numbers will be strictly limited to prevent damage to the natural trails and ski-lifts will do the work of getting you up to the top of the special stages.
All the trails will be raced blind, in the truest spirit of enduro, but the tracks will be clearly marked so you don't fly off the edge of an Alp. In fact, you'll be amongst the first riders of the lift season to touch tyres to loam on the natural technical singletrack Les Arcs and Peisey Vallandry is famous for.
Prices starting at just €200 per rider for three days racing including ski lift pass and insurance. All event information, entry packages and upgrades can be found over at the sky2trail website. If you fancy staying on a bit longer after the race, then the Bourg St Maurice area is chock full of more rad riding with plenty of accommodation options.
We've ridden in the area before and it more than delivers on the riding front...
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