Experience a new activity in the Abondance Valley with electric fat tired bike.

The fatbike is a mountain bike with huge tires that gives an excellent grip on different grounds, including snow. The sensations are playful and not dangerous. Thanks to the electric help cycling is easy, even without any mountain bike experience.

FatbikeChatel offers you different ways to discover the lovely landscapes of the valley in an original way and full of sensations, and being supervised by a MCF mountain bike instructor and guide.



Electrical assistance can be used for everyone.

 The fatbike is a very stable bike and very easy to play with.

 There is no fear of falls on the snow.

 Can be practiced with or without snow!

Different types of tours are proposed:

Discover the balconies of La Chapelle d'Abondance; live the experience of fatbike by night, use the lifts to have a downhill run at the end of the day…

You will find here the different tours proposed, the dates and times of these and the terms of registration, and the online booking.


The trips are done by group of 4 or 5 people maximum.


What the activity includes:

  • Electric Fatbike rental.
  • The winter helmet, to have the head protected and warm.
  • The gaiters, to keep your feet dry as long as possible.
  • Supervision by a super qualified instructor.


The clothes you need:

  • Warm clothing like ski clothes, but light and technical if possible.
  • Warm gloves, but not very thick to handle the vices and feel the brakes (take loads of pairs if you have).
  • Glasses or a goggle are essential, preferably clear screens.
  • Warm shoes, after skiing, snow boots.
  • A small backpack with water and your belongings.


Activity time :

Each exit lasts between 1h30 and 2h, beyond the cold little becoming annoying.


Meeting points:

The meeting point is different for each trip, so be attentive to the starting point of your trip.

Twinner Linga Ski Shop

Bus : Skibus Châtel via line A, stop "LINGA". The shop is on the opposite side of the ski slopes.

Car : Car parks of Linga (free), 2.5km from the center of Châtel toward Près la Joux.

Super Chatel gondola lift

The cable car of Super Chatel is located in the center of Châtel, just up right the police station and the Sport 2000 ski shop.

Your guide

My name is Thibaut Legastelois, I am an experienced and versatile MTB rider and I have been riding for 23 years. I am a member of the national union of cycling instructors for 8 years, it is an authentic spirit of Mountain Bike that runs me. I have been racing a lot, world cups, national series on cross-country and enduro races. I have also been few times in the French national team for European and world champs.

Now located in the heart of the Portes du Soleil area, I'm guiding through the most beautiful courses and I help you to improve your riding or your training.

Whether is the mountain bike activity, beginners, Fatbike, bike park riding or enduro trips, I adapt myself to your level to show you your best skills on a bike.

Best of my rankings 

10th World Junior Championship 2001

 2 ° of the overall U23 XCO French series 2005

 Winner of the Transvésubienne 2008

 6 ° of the World Cup XC Marathon of Val Thorens 2006

 3 ° of the Mountain of Hell 2009

 7 ° Megavalanche of the Alpe d'Huez 2008

 5 ° of the Mountain of Hell 2011

 19 ° of the Megavalanche of the Alpe d'Huez 2013

 45 ° of the Allos Enduro World Series 2013


Contact us!

+33 6 19 93 11 58

For any question, private tours or specific requests, contact me by mail via the contact form.

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Different types of tours are proposed:
Meeting points:
Your guide
Contact us!
Different types of tours are proposed:
Meeting points:
Your guide
Contact us!
Different types of tours are proposed:
Meeting points:
Your guide
Contact us!