Progressive DH tracks
Helmet on your head and protective equipment adorned, you can launch yourself from the top of a DH course! The terrain will put your skills to the test between rocks, roots and banked turns. Speed, stability and a well-positioned gaze are your assets to succeed in your run and pass all the difficulties with flying colours.
For beginners or for warming up, the Gryon downhill bike track will seduce you with its flowtrail-type accessibility. Smooth descent, banked turns... a moment of pleasure on two wheels.
For the more committed, the Leysin Bike Park is aimed at an informed public who will appreciate more technical passages and jumps.
To learn how to negotiate the DH trails or to improve your skills, our bike instructors will accompany you in your progress.
Leysin Bike Park
In Leysin, the only Bike Park in the Alpes vaudoises welcomes you all summer long with trails of varying difficulty starting at the foot of the Tour d’Aï. Load up your DH on the Leysin-Tête d'Aï chairlift and get ready to descend one of the four trails designed for thrills at various levels of difficulty.
Among these routes, the “3 tours” is the one that was designed for the DH World Cup which stopped in Leysin in the early 2000s. Enthusiasts of enduro and natural terrain will be delighted by this course.
DH bike rental and maintenance
In our cycle shops, you will find all the equipment to buy or rent, customised items and accessories, as well as advice from our passionate specialists. In addition, you can leave your bike there to be maintained by our specialists.
Cycling events in the Vaud Alps
Several cycling events give you the opportunity to meet other enthusiasts and discuss this exciting sport. As a spectator or participant, don’t miss the opportunity of these exciting events.
Vary the pleasures and try the various forms of cycling
If downhill biking appeals to you, other ways of cycling may also be just as enjoyable.
Coming to Switzerland to practise DH in the Alpes vaudoises
Would you like to give yourself a burst of adrenaline on the DH tracks for a day, a weekend or for your next holiday? Come discover or rediscover the Alpes vaudoises, a unique region of French-speaking Switzerland, and its unique Bike Park in Leysin.
The region, located 3 hours from Zürich, 2 hours from Geneva and Bern, and only 1 hour from Lausanne, promises to meet the expectations of riders looking for a shot of adrenaline, while enjoying spectacular views and unspoilt countryside.