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Alps Training Camps

Warm weather training camps in the French Alps – Green Coaching have delivered superb camps to a wide variety of cyclists and triathletes since 2010; we continue to offer the same high quality, competitively priced training camps each Spring. Dates are below, so book early to train in truly inspirational surroundings.  Mont Blanc towers over the area and you have the opportunity to swim in crystal clear warm waters, climb Tour de France Cols and run on quiet trails, all under the guidance of our highly experienced coaching team and ride guides.

  • 2016 Etape du Tour route, along with three Tour de France stages came through the area. If you want to come and ride the same roads as legends, then our camps are a must!
  • 2018 Alps camp dates: 
    • 19 - 26 May 2018:  triathletes and/or cyclists of any standard 
    • 26 May - 2 June 2018: triathletes and/or cyclists of any standard. 
    • 2 - 9 June 2018:  triathletes and/or cyclists of any standard. Also possible to catch a stage of the Criterium du Dauphine bike race (dates tbc).  
    • 9 - 16 June 2018:  triathletes and/or cyclists of any standard. GROUP BOOKING RECEIVED, CONTACT US FOR AVAILABILITY
  •  What's included? 
    • Collection from local drop off point at Le Fayet station or Sallanches if required
    • Guided rides on local roads including Tour de France routes and cols
    • Coached sessions as required in closed road, lake or trail environments (swimming, running, S&C), conducted by our experienced Level 2 and 3 coaches
    • Vehicle support on all long rides
    • Evening Q&A sessions on a variety of related subjects
    • Chalet accommodation; 1 x double room and 1 or 2 x single rooms available per chalet, so a maximum of 4 people per cabin.  All cabins are fully equipped with a large fridge, kitchenette, toilet and shower room.
    • 1-to-1 goal review and end of camp evaluation on request
    • Low athlete-to-guide/coach ratios to ensure you get the best individual feedback
  • What's not included?
    • Travel and sport/activity specific insurance - ensure you are covered!
    • Flights and transfers - Geneva is around an hour's transfer away.  Transport can be booked through a number of transfer companies such as AlpyBusChamExpress or ChamVan.  Some people choose to drive, offering freedom to explore whilst on the camp and eliminating the need to pack bikes down for flights.  The drive is approximately 9 to 10 hours from Calais.
    • Food. All camps are self catered; there is a good selection of local supermarkets and eateries.
    • Wifi internet is available on the campsite, payable directly to the online provider. Alternatively, there are local retailers and restaurants who have free wifi.
    • Sports nutrition products are available to buy locally but those with specific requirements should bring their products with them
    • Spares, inner tubes, repairs on equipment.  Guides/coaches have some basic maintenance skills but there are good local bike shops in Sallanches, for all your needs. 
    • Bed sheets (blankets and pillows are provided).  These can be hired from the campsite or better to bring your own with a duvet if space allows.
  • What's the cost?  This high quality training camp is available for £350 per person (£325 for Armed Forces), self catered. Mutliple week bookings and groups may receive a discount. 
  • Other package options.  Contact us if you wish to discuss other options, if we can help you, we will.  Camping is an option for those with vans/tents.
  • How to book.  A Pay Pal facility is below or preferably bank transfer can be arranged, all options require a non-refundable deposit of £175 on booking.  Enquiries can be made using the email address or phone number above, if you have any questions or wish to discuss other package options. 
  • Example Programme.  Take a look at what the week will look like here.
 
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