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Ecole MCF Mountain Bike Guides, Alpe d'Huez

Mountain bike coaching and guided trips

Ecole MCF offer a wide range of Mountain Bike courses for adults and children in Alpe d'Huez, from afternoon trips to 5 day courses.

Alpine MTB for beginners:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning.
  • Five mornings monday to thursday for 8-12 year old and learners who regularly mountain bike. The instructor will teach different techniques for free riding with the last day a long trail with a big descent in the Alpe d'Huez area.
  • From 4 to 10 people.
  • Only when lifts are opennned (July and August).
  • Tarif : 125 euros each (lifts and material not included).

Alpine MTB 5 day course: 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday morning, Thursday and Friday.
  • A week to discover the Alpe d'Huez area with an instructor; the best spots, the fantastic descents (including the famous megavalanche run of 2600m descent), the permanent and natural trails.
  • During this trip the instructor will help you to boost your technical level"
  • This course if for those who have a good level in moutain freeride, downhill and endurance.
  • "Rocket" tests on the friday afternoon.
  • From 4 to 10 people.
  • Only when the lifts are openned (July and August).
  • Tarif : 250 euros each (lifts and material not included).

Bike Aprem:

  • Every sunday, from 13.00 til 15.00 or from 15.00 til 17.00. Sales will take place in every participating shop.
  • BIKE APREM is about discovering alpine mountain biking in l'Alpe d'Huez. If you enjoy riding or skiing the slopes in the winter, come and enjoy riding them on a bike in the summer ! With an instructor, on your own or with your family.
  • We use the lifts
  • Price : 15 euros per person (includes mountain bike rental + lift pass)

Afternoon Rides:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon.
  • You will learn the basics of mountain-bike technique during those beginners discovery courses. Recommended for those who'd like to try the easy but spectacular trails in the Alpe d'Huez area.
  • Level : novice.
  • From 4 to 10 people.
  • Only when the lifts are opened (July and August).
  • Tarif : 20 euro each for one afternoon (lifts and material not included).

Private Lessons:

  • Work on different bike skills : basic ride, trial, cross-country or downhill.
  • Aquire or improve bike techniques to help the novices riding safely and the confirmed bikers improving their technique.
  • Level : novice to expert.
  • From 1 to 4 people.
  • Only when lifts are opennned (July and August).
  • Tarif : 1 or 2 people : 40 euros/h. 3 or 4 people : 50 euros/h. Lifts and material not included.

Nicolas Vouilloz Coaching sessions:

  • Once again we are organizing two courses with Nicolas Vouilloz this season from July 16 to 20 and from July 30 to August 03.
  • You're riding on a regular basis ? We have the perfect course for you !
  • Program : Big vertical drops on l'Alpe d'Huez natural trails and 2 days of ride with Nicolas Vouilloz. MCF instructors in partnership with Nico will follow you individually and help you to improve
  • Level : For riders confident on every type of tracks of any difficulty.
  • Tarif : 300 euros each (lifts and material not included).


  • Level
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Family Friendly


  • Activities
  • Mountain Biking
  • Trails & Routes
  • Guides & Instructors
  • Cycling Guides


  • Open Seasons
  • Summer
  • Address
  • Alpe d'Huez
  • 38750
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