Singletrack - for experienced mountain bikers

La Ruta de Maya - Guatemala

Dec.-March8 daysSkill:ADVANCED 7/9

SKILL LEVEL 7 - ADVANCED

You are comfortable riding a variety of singletrack which may include tight trees, mud, loose rocks and sand and are comfortable doing so on aggressive terrain with little braking.

You can hop over obstacles such as small roots and rocks that less advanced riders may wheel lift over. You are comfortable and confident with a front wheel lift and rear wheel lift to get up and over larger obstacles (up to 6 inches) such as roots and rocks that are not rollable.

If you have ridden a bike park, you are comfortable on all green, blue and black trails.

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Fitness:7/9

FITNESS LEVEL 7

  • You are capable of riding for multiple days in a row at a moderate pace for an average of 3-4 hours of pedal time each day. You could handle adding in a day requiring up to 5 hours of pedal time.

  • You can handle moderate climbs up to 750 vertical metres (2,450 ft) total in a day.

  • You exercise on average 6 hours per week.

  • Your exercise regime includes a combination of endurance training like riding a bike and strength training.

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Culture level:Out there

Level Out there

  • On our 'Out There' Rides, you'll experience unfamiliar situations such as foreign languages, foreign cultures/cultural experiences, remote areas, and other experiences that push you out of your comfort zone.
  • These Rides are great for adventurous types that are looking for something different. If you'd prefer something a little less exotic, try our 'Familiar' or 'Adventurous' Rides.
$2,895 USD

Step back in history as you experience vibrant Mayan culture in one of Central America's most spectacular countries. Guatemala is exploding with fascinating culture, spectacular volcanoes and lakes, and technical singletrack riding. Join us for some winter sunshine!  Join us as we embark on days filled with epic mountain biking adventures, and evenings enjoyed in the comforts of award-winning and culturally rich, high-end accommodations.

 

Misty Mountain Hop - New Zealand

November-April12 daysSkill:Strong Intermediate 6/9

SKILL LEVEL 6 - STRONG INTERMEDIATE

You are comfortable riding a variety of singletrack which may include tight trees, mud, loose rocks and sand and are comfortable doing so on more challenging terrain.

You are comfortable and confident with a front wheel lift and rear wheel lift to get up and over larger obstacles (up to 6 inches) such as roots and rocks that are not rollable.

If you have ridden a bike park, you are comfortable on all green trails and blue trails.

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Fitness:7/9

FITNESS LEVEL 7

  • You are capable of riding for multiple days in a row at a moderate pace for an average of 3-4 hours of pedal time each day. You could handle adding in a day requiring up to 5 hours of pedal time.

  • You can handle moderate climbs up to 750 vertical metres (2,450 ft) total in a day.

  • You exercise on average 6 hours per week.

  • Your exercise regime includes a combination of endurance training like riding a bike and strength training.

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Culture level:Familiar

Level Familiar

  • On our Familiar trips, Riders from Western countries/cultures will generally experience familiar languages and cultures, and experiences that are generally familiar.
  • While the riding and activities themselves may be quite adventurous and/or challenge you, you'll still find the overall environment quite familiar if you come from a 'developed' country.
  • If you're looking for something a little more exotic, check out our 'Adventurous' and 'Out There' Rides.
$5,395 USD

Experience the raw beauty and sheer variety of New Zealand's landscapes on two knobby wheels as your expert guides take you on a journey of epic proportions. Heli-drop, and shred some of the most thrilling and remarkable slices of singletrack known to Kiwis. Shack up in incredible and unique accommodations, including a cozy hut perched 1200 m in the Victoria Mountain Range, a converted shearer's quarters with picture-perfect views of NZ's highest peaks, as well as staying in the heart of The Southern Alps with local charm and beauty. Ride with the Ghosts along NZ's most epic backcountry track, and flow through the best rides in the country. Created by die-hard Kiwi mountain bikers, this trip is RAD! If you’ve ever dreamed of leaving the Shire and exploring Middle Earth, this is the way to do it! The Misty Mountain Hop Adventure takes in the very best mountain bike experience for anyone wanting to dive into New Zealand's epic riding scene.

Over the Hills and Far Away - New Zealand

December-March8 daysSkill:Strong Intermediate 6/9

SKILL LEVEL 6 - STRONG INTERMEDIATE

You are comfortable riding a variety of singletrack which may include tight trees, mud, loose rocks and sand and are comfortable doing so on more challenging terrain.

You are comfortable and confident with a front wheel lift and rear wheel lift to get up and over larger obstacles (up to 6 inches) such as roots and rocks that are not rollable.

If you have ridden a bike park, you are comfortable on all green trails and blue trails.

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Fitness:7/9

FITNESS LEVEL 7

  • You are capable of riding for multiple days in a row at a moderate pace for an average of 3-4 hours of pedal time each day. You could handle adding in a day requiring up to 5 hours of pedal time.

  • You can handle moderate climbs up to 750 vertical metres (2,450 ft) total in a day.

  • You exercise on average 6 hours per week.

  • Your exercise regime includes a combination of endurance training like riding a bike and strength training.

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Culture level:Familiar

Level Familiar

  • On our Familiar trips, Riders from Western countries/cultures will generally experience familiar languages and cultures, and experiences that are generally familiar.
  • While the riding and activities themselves may be quite adventurous and/or challenge you, you'll still find the overall environment quite familiar if you come from a 'developed' country.
  • If you're looking for something a little more exotic, check out our 'Adventurous' and 'Out There' Rides.
$3,895 USD

Picture the most scenic, epic rides you’ve ever done around the globe; throw 'em all on one little island, add the friendliest hospitality you'll ever encounter & there you have it: beautiful Aotearoa! This 8-Day journey from Nelson to Queenstown will give you an exquisite taste of the sweet riding of New Zealand's South Island.

Explorer - offroad adventures for beginners

Patagonia Pedal and Paddle - Patagonia

Dec - April9 daysSkill:Strong Intermediate 6/9

SKILL LEVEL 6 - STRONG INTERMEDIATE

You are comfortable riding a variety of singletrack which may include tight trees, mud, loose rocks and sand and are comfortable doing so on more challenging terrain.

You are comfortable and confident with a front wheel lift and rear wheel lift to get up and over larger obstacles (up to 6 inches) such as roots and rocks that are not rollable.

If you have ridden a bike park, you are comfortable on all green trails and blue trails.

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Fitness:6/9

FITNESS LEVEL 6

  • You are capable of riding for multiple days in a row at a moderate pace for an average of 3-4 hours of pedal time each day. You could handle adding in a day requiring up to 5 hours of pedal time.

  • You can handle moderately steep climbs of up to a total of 500 vertical metres (1,650 ft.) in a day.

  • You exercise on average 5 hours per week.

  • Your exercise regime includes a combination of endurance training like riding a bike and strength training.

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Culture level:Adventurous

Level Adventurous

  • On our Adventurous Rides, you'll step out of your comfort zone a little bit, perhaps with foreign languages, semi-remote areas, new cultures and cultural experiences, and/or other experiences that are a little bit unfamiliar to 'Western'-country Riders.
  • If you're looking for something a little more exotic, check out our 'Out There' Rides, or if you prefer the familiar, check out our 'Familiar' Rides.
$4,195 USD

Ranked Top Ten Trips of 2011 by Outside Magazine! Patagonia is one of the most spectacular regions on earth and we've created our most amazing itinerary ever to show it to you. Mountain biking, whitewater rafting, and a gorgeous eco-lodge combine for an incredible trip in an incredible part of the world.

Women's Rides - Mountain Bike Adventures for Women

Pura Vida Yoga and Mountain Bike Retreat - Costa Rica

Nov-April8 daysSkill:INTERMEDIATE 5/9

SKILL LEVEL 5 - INTERMEDIATE

At a controlled speed and on mellow singletrack terrain, you are comfortable riding a variety of singletrack which may include tight trees, mud, loose rocks and sand.

You are comfortable and confident rolling over small obstacles (a couple inches high) like roots, rocks and small rollable drops (a couple inches high).

You do not take your wheels off the ground.If you have ridden a bike park, you are comfortable on all green trails and easy blue trails. You roll over obstacles with ease, although keep both wheels on the ground.

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Fitness:6/9

FITNESS LEVEL 6

  • You are capable of riding for multiple days in a row at a moderate pace for an average of 3-4 hours of pedal time each day. You could handle adding in a day requiring up to 5 hours of pedal time.

  • You can handle moderately steep climbs of up to a total of 500 vertical metres (1,650 ft.) in a day.

  • You exercise on average 5 hours per week.

  • Your exercise regime includes a combination of endurance training like riding a bike and strength training.

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Culture level:Adventurous

Level Adventurous

  • On our Adventurous Rides, you'll step out of your comfort zone a little bit, perhaps with foreign languages, semi-remote areas, new cultures and cultural experiences, and/or other experiences that are a little bit unfamiliar to 'Western'-country Riders.
  • If you're looking for something a little more exotic, check out our 'Out There' Rides, or if you prefer the familiar, check out our 'Familiar' Rides.
$3,495 USD

Unwind and rejuvenate in the peaceful and serene setting of Costa Rica's mountains and beaches. On this women's-only mountain bike retreat, we'll guide you through rural villages to funky beach towns, with the area's most knowledgeable and skilled mountain bike guides. This 8-day retreat features oceanside yoga and miles of fun riding on a combination of flowy singletrack and backcountry village roads.

Ramble On - New Zealand

December-March9 daysSkill:INTERMEDIATE 5/9

SKILL LEVEL 5 - INTERMEDIATE

At a controlled speed and on mellow singletrack terrain, you are comfortable riding a variety of singletrack which may include tight trees, mud, loose rocks and sand.

You are comfortable and confident rolling over small obstacles (a couple inches high) like roots, rocks and small rollable drops (a couple inches high).

You do not take your wheels off the ground.If you have ridden a bike park, you are comfortable on all green trails and easy blue trails. You roll over obstacles with ease, although keep both wheels on the ground.

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Fitness:7/9

FITNESS LEVEL 7

  • You are capable of riding for multiple days in a row at a moderate pace for an average of 3-4 hours of pedal time each day. You could handle adding in a day requiring up to 5 hours of pedal time.

  • You can handle moderate climbs up to 750 vertical metres (2,450 ft) total in a day.

  • You exercise on average 6 hours per week.

  • Your exercise regime includes a combination of endurance training like riding a bike and strength training.

Click here for more information on our Skill and Fitness Rating System
Culture level:Adventurous

Level Adventurous

  • On our Adventurous Rides, you'll step out of your comfort zone a little bit, perhaps with foreign languages, semi-remote areas, new cultures and cultural experiences, and/or other experiences that are a little bit unfamiliar to 'Western'-country Riders.
  • If you're looking for something a little more exotic, check out our 'Out There' Rides, or if you prefer the familiar, check out our 'Familiar' Rides.
$3,995 USD

New Zealands most epic singletrack, heli-biking and tastings of the finest local Sauvignon Blanc all with a crew of super cool women sure to become your new best mates.  This 9-day journey from Nelson to Queenstown is an intermediate  level ride, jam packed with true mountain bike adventure sure to leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.