Come and enjoy without time by road bike, mountain bike or VAE a setting of unparalleled nature and discover the magnificent spot of the dam of Plan d'Aval from the Maison d'Aussois on closed road, or from Fort Victor-Emmanuel (on open road).


As part of the Mountain Collection 2021 challenge in partnership with Maurienne Tourisme, we are delighted to offer you a new cycle touring climb this season, in Aussois towards Plan d'Aval.
Safe access conditions to the road:
The Route des Barrages (D106 / in front of the Maison d'Aussois) leading to the Plan d'Aval will be closed to motor vehicles from 9 a.m. to noon.
Refueling will be offered to you by Maurienne Tourisme upon your arrival at the Plan d'Aval car park.
The departure initially planned from Fort Victor-Emmanuel will not be framed by a road closure, if you want to set off from this spot, be careful of other road users.

476m vertical drop
Plan d'Aval (2009m)

Non-compulsory registrations from June 30.
However, you must read the Rules of the event below and please respect the highway code during this event (downloadable document at the bottom of the page):

Your departure :
Any departure before the announced schedule will not be framed by an administrative road closure, so you will be likely to meet motorized vehicles during your ascent.
The climb is open to minors over 14 years of age with parental authorization to provide on their arrival on site in hard copy.

The climb and its sanitary rules:
 Respect for distance: ban on being in the wake and taking advantage of the group's aspiration, riding in single file with a safety distance of 10 meters between each cyclist,
 Absolute ban on driving two abreast,
 To overtake, keep an offset of at least 1.5m and fall back 7m in front of the overtaken cyclist,
 Sputum, sputum not allowed. If necessary, signal yourself, let yourself be overtaken to relieve yourself in the last position.

Cycling rules
Be sure to respect:
 The highway code,
 Wearing a helmet,
 Be careful with other cyclists and authorized users,
 Reduced and controlled speed when descending

Your arrival :
We advise you to remain vigilant if you wish to go back down after the administrative reopening time of the road. You would be likely to encounter and be passed by motorized vehicles.
 A water supply and individual sweet bars will be offered to you by Maurienne Tourisme, respecting a direction of movement, a maximum of 6 people per queue and a distance of 2 meters between each individual. Hydroalcoholic gel will be at your disposal.
For cyclists wishing to practice several cycle touring climbs of the Challenge Mountain Collection 2021, a collector's card will be given to you by Maurienne Tourisme at arrivals, and pasted at each of the climbs offered in Maurienne and Haute Maurienne Vanoise. Prizes will be to be won by drawing lots at the end of the summer season.

Period of opening

Monday 23 August 2021 between 9 am and 12 pm.
Temporary road closure between the Fort Victor Emmanuel car park and the Maison d'Aussois between 9 and 10 am.
Road closure between the Maison d'Aussois and Plan d'Aval between 9am and 12.


Free of charge.

Languages ​​spoken

  • French French


Let's go

Practical information

Parking du Plan d'Aval
73500 Aussois