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Reminiscing – Les Deux Alpes

In the summer of 2010 I was given an opportunity to travel to Les Duex Alpes in France to cover the 2011 GT Bicycles product launch for nsmb.com.  With the village at 1650m, and lifts running up another stunning 2000m above that, and also drop a further 700m down to the village of Venosc, the mountains are huge, and the vistas amazing, oh yeah, and the trails aren’t too shabby either!  With Alpe D’Huez across the valley, this is a place I definitely want to return to.

Alasdair MacLellan dropping into a rocky section of trail.

Alasdair MacLellan dropping into a rocky section of trail high above the village of Les Duex Alpes.

Alasdair MacLellan and Caleb Smith climbing high above the valley.

Alasdair and Caleb Smith climbing high above the valley.

Caleb Smith leads Alasdair MacLellan into sweet sinewy singletrack.

Caleb leads Alasdair into a sweet sinewy singletrack descent.

The trail from L2A to Venosc is really steep with big switchback berms for 700m of vert, it was dry and loose!

The trail from L2A to Venosc is very steep, with big switchback berms for 700m of vert, it was dry and loose!

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