One of the most original and fascinating options at Grandvalira ski resort is actually available in summer, when the snow has left the slopes. Soldeu Bike Park is one of the most spectacular sites for mountain biking in southern Europe, with circuits suitable for all levels. Here you’ll find more information on the categories of the sport, the services available at the resort and how to get there.
Circuits available at Soldeu Bike Park
The circuits available at the mountain biking site, also called the Grandvalira Bike Park, have a maximum length of 6 km, spread over a total height difference of 650 m: from 2,450 m to 1,800 m above sea level. The star of the show here is freeride, for more experienced cyclists. The MTB descent also offers an unbelievable adrenaline rush, especially the Avet slope, one of the venues of the 2012 Alpine Skiing World Cup. The Enduro circuits are among the most demanding of tracks, and the cross-country and rally options complete the list of options available to riders of different levels, from beginners to experts. All tours are designed by great mountain bike masters, in particular Óscar Saiz, former world top ten champion.
The experience and knowledge of the best riders is also available to visitors through the Bike Park School. The school organises introductory and advanced courses with instructors and guides who convey their passion for the disciplines to their students, with maximum emphasis on safety and personal protection.
Variety of services
Soldeu Bike Park offers a variety of services for riders, making full use of the quality of the facilities at the Grandvalira ski resort. One of the most convenient services is the bike rental, for those who don’t want to bring their own. Models are available on request for the cross-country, freeride and downhill categories. Riders can also use the bicycle repair workshop and washing area.
Apart from these technical services, the mountain bike area has its own menus, ideal for recovering strength after a hard day’s pedalling. It also has hotels of different categories, for those who want to stay near the mountain biking area.
How to reach the Grandvalira MTB circuits
The MTB area in summer is in the Soldeu sector of the Grandvalira resort. The CG-2 road leads to this small village in the parish of Canillo, where you'll also find the restaurants and hotels mentioned above, along with find other tourist facilities, such as sports shops and a spa. The Soldeu Ski-lift takes riders to the starting point of the circuit.
Discover the hidden side of Grandvalira in summer on your mountain bike!