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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.

  • The area boasts many Tour de France climbs, regularly used by the race. If you want to come and ride the same roads as legends, then our camps are a must!
  • 2020 Alps camp dates: 
    • 23 - 30 May 2020: cyclists / triathletes of any standard. 
    • 30 May - 6 June 2020:  cyclists / triathletes any standard. Possibility of catching a stage of the Criterium du Dauphine bike race, dates and route depending.  
    • 6 - 13 June 2020:  cyclists / triathletes of any standard. Possibility of catching the Dauphine, dates and route depending.
  •  What's included? 
    • Collection from local drop off point at Le Fayet station or Sallanches if required (for arrivals between 12 midday and 5pm on Saturdays only, individuals or small groups of 3 or 4. Larger groups should consider a bespoke transfer by the companies below, it often works out cheaper)
    • 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 on request
    • 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 local bike shops in Sallanches, for all your needs. Bikes should arrive in a well maintained condition. 
    • 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 £400 per person (£350 for Armed Forces), self catered. Mutliple week bookings and larger 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, you will be responsible for booking your own pitch.
  • How to book.  A Pay Pal facility is below or preferably bank transfer can be arranged, all options require a non-refundable deposit of £200 on booking.  Contact us for payment details. 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.