About Riders Week Morzine - Chalet ICE in Morzine
Chalet Ice is a Luxury chalet located in the very heart of Morzine in the French Alps. This property provides the perfect accommodation for your summer mountain bike holiday with a touch of luxury alongside all the essential facilities you could require for a holiday on two wheels.
The Riders Weeks aim to provide our clients with the biggest smiles and the best Morzine mountain bike holiday experience there is available, we don't aim to be the cheapest, but we do aim to be the best. With nearly 400 people passing through this chalet in 2019 we think we have well and truly mastered the formula to provide an epic Morzine mountain bike holiday. But why are the Riders Weeks so good and such great value? Firstly let's list exactly what bang you get for your buck.
- Accommodation in the centre of Morzine with Hot-Tub and Sauna
- Full Portes du Soleil lift pass for 6 days
- Amazing two course meal served 6 nights of the week and continental breakfast with eggs 6 mornings a week
- Airport transfers from Geneva with bike carriage included*
- Bee Kind Toiletries with fresh, crisp cotton linen and towels
- SWAG BAG with legit goodies from our partners such as Peaty's,VeloForte, Granite straps and FOX Racing. BIG.
- Custom Bike Wash down area, tools, pumps and bike work stands
- FREE Peaty's cleaning and lubricating products
- Mechanic available**
- Kit washing facilities
- Passionate, knowledgeable staff always on hand to help.
So there you go, nearly everything is included bar your flights and some beer money, oh and bring your swimming kit as there is a hot tub also. How can we afford to offer this amazing Morzine MTB holiday package when no other company can come close.? Well over the last seven years we have developed some amazing relationships with the lift office, transfers companies, local suppliers and property owners. All these elements combined with the knowledgeable and efficient staff we have working for us allows us to create this package for you guys.
The Riders Weeks can cater for any size group looking to create amazing memories on the best mountain bike holiday in Morzine. We can accommodate anything from individuals to large groups of 15+. Our properties are set up so we can adapt any room for single, twin, double, triple or quad occupancy and we are very flexible when it comes to accommodating groups, couples, families and so on. Morzine is a mountain bike heaven and we try to make sure everyone can enjoy it.
What else we can provide
- Bike hire from our fleet of Transition Patrol and Sentinel hire bikes - Bike Hire
- Travel and Bike insurance from the best in the game, Yellow Jersey. With 10% discount code on booking
- Local guides who are fully French registered and legal to guide. Guiding Services.
- Days trips to others resorts including Pila, La Thuile, Samoens and more, See here
30% per person, the non-refundable booking deposit is required to secure your place on the Riders Week, the full balance is due 8 weeks before your arrival in Morzine.
If you snore, prefere your own privacy or simply want to spread out and would like your own room there is a £200 single occupancy option! This depends on availability!
We try to keep all groups together but sometimes when numbers are odd you might be sharing a room with a member of another party. We will try to ensure the room are the same sex unless we specifically ask you before mixing it up!
To check your ability we have developed the Ability Assessor to see if this holiday is for you. This will ensure you get the maximum enjoyment from your trip.
Please take a look at our Track Check video's here so you can see just how epic this destination is and what to expect
Check in at the Riders Weeks Properties is from 15h.
Check out is at 10h.
If you arrive earlier than 15h, we'll be there ready to welcome you in with a beer and show you about. You can get your bikes built up and use any common space. However facilities such as your room, the jacuzzi and showers may not be ready until 15h. We only ask you bear with staff and the cleaning team while they get the place tip top as guests are departing.
If you are leaving resort later than 10h, you are still welcome to stay in the chalet and use common spaces, you can store your bike bag and go riding if there is enough time before you leave. We only ask that you understand the team will be trying to get the property ship shape for incoming clients, so please try and keep mess to a minimum and belongings tidy.
Can I change the arrival and departure dates?
The Riders Week package in Morzine runs Saturday to Saturday. If you want to arrive earlier than Saturday, we can arrange hotel accommodation for you at an extra charge. If you want to arrive later, you can though it will not effect the price of the week.
Can I travel to a different airport?
You can travel to another airport but the inclusive package accounts for transfers from Geneva airport only. Any other airport would be subject to availability and a private transfer.
What is the cost without transfers as i want to make my own way to Morzine?
If transfers are not required the total cost of the trip is reduced by £19 per person.
What are the options at dinner?
It will be a 2 course set menu each evening with amazing locally sourced food.
I have a dietary requirement or choice?
Vegetarians, pescetarians, vegans, ceoliacs and most allergies are no problem, though please advise us on booking. Please contact us before booking if you have a medical dietary necessity to ensure your needs can be met.
Are there any bars, shops or bike shops where the chalet is?
Yes, you are at 541 Route de la Combe a Zore, central Morzine. A supermarket is 100 metres away, the town centre is 2 minutes walk from your front door.
What is the bike storage?
The bike storage is internal, secure, with alarms, CCTV, with chains and security padlocks.
How far away are the trails?
The Super Morzine telecabine is less than one minutes ride away. Pleney 2 minutes.
How hard are the trails?
From very easy to the hardest of the hard. It depends where you go! There are enough green and blue runs in Morzine and Les Gets to keep a beginner occupied for a week, with enough difficult runs to keep a pro busy for a season. Check out our Track Check Videos and Ability Assessor.
Is there a mechanic?
Yes, he is available in the morning and evenings for most jobs a bike could require. The only thing we cannot do is service damper cartridges on most suspension systems due to the many specific tools required.
Is the mechanic expensive?
No, he is very reasonable. He is dedicated to MTB Beds clients only. For example a brake bleed is from €15 per brake and labour is charged at €30 per hour.
What parts do you stock?
We stock a small selection of Shimano and Sram components (Enough to build a bike), rims and tyres from DT Swiss, Schwable and Maxxis.
Anything you are used to riding! People bring hardtails to Morzine and love it. A downhill bike is the simple answer, as it's what Morzine is all about. But if you don't have one don;t worry, enduro bikes are out weighing downhill bikes 60% - 40% on our last figures! It should be robust, with modern components and geometry, you won;t find find many 26" tyres or tubes in resort. DH casing tyres setup tubeless is a good piece of advice.
You should bring a full face helmet, hydration pack and all the protective equipment you would feel comfortable wearing.
Can I hire a bike?
Yes there is an option to rent directly from us a Transition Patrol or Sentinel, or other hire bike options in Morzine. Check out the link here.
What is the average cost of a beer? An evening out?
A pint of beer will set you back between €4.50 and €7 depending on where and when you buy it. Dinner in a decent restaurant will cost you around €14 - €30 per main course.
Can my mate(s) join us for dinner at the chalet?
Yes, if we have space available. It's €20 per person, the chef must know one day in advance.
Can we skip the dinners? Will there be a refund if we don't want food?
You certainly can, not sure why you would want to! The price of the week remains the same. We have self catered options in Morzine, see here.
Do I get a refund on my lift pass or holiday if I am injured and have to leave early?
You do not, but insurance can look after these things if you have the correct cover. See YellowJersey
Can i swap my lift pass for a multi pass, as I am not riding?
Yes, it is the same price, you need to let us know in advance as we pre-purchase the lift passes.
Can my mate(s) park outside the chalet and sleep in their van?
No, for security reasons and the comfort of all the other guests.
Are there showers available on changeover day? I want to ride in the morning before I leave.
Of course! You can use the chalets common areas until the transfer comes to collect you.
Do I need to bring a towel for the hot tub?
Yes, we provide one towel for the week, so if you want to keep it fresh bring one for the hot tub.
Will I need insurance?
Absolutely. With the UK's departure from the EU your EH111 card no longer covers medical care. You'll also want insurance against other circumstances such as bike theft, damage or cancellation for personal reasons. We recommend Yellow Jersey. Booking with us gets you a discount code for a 10% off.
Morzine is an incredible mountain bike holiday destination with trails to suit every ability and some of the most incredible scenery in the world, if you have any questions please just ask. We look forward to seeing you in Morzine and showing you some of the amazing trails and riding that this fantastic resort has to offer.
Booking and Availability
The below availability is updated weekly so please enquire and we will let you know if we have had any cancellations or space in our other chalet.
All Riders Week properties in Morzine run Saturday to Saturday