The sport of mountain biking is one of self-reliance, skill, and of course, endurance. Mountain biking offers never-ending fun and thrills, whether you are trekking down narrow forest trails, small fire roads, majestic mountain slopes, or just biking through the countryside.
Below, we have listed some of the greatest places to go mountain biking in the world:
If you enjoy forest tracks to mountain rides and gentle rolling hills, the various landscapes around Lillehammer and Hemsedal in Eastern Norway might just be what you’re looking for.
In South America, Ecuador is well known as the greatest place to go mountain biking; it is considered by some as the absolute premier location. Because of the many trails and amazing mountains, Ecuador is the home of mountain biking areas that have very challenging terrain.
Whistler really does not need an introduction. It is widely considered as one of the best destinations in the world for mountain biking. Positioned along the beautiful coast mountains of British Columbia, it has over 120 miles of bike trails. During the ski season, many of these trails can be accessed by chair lifts. The Whistler Bike Park has over 50 runs all way-marked. These trails vary in their design and complexity. The trails have been designed for beginners, all the way through those with more experience. There are even coaching courses for those who wish to learn or just brush up on their skills. The Bike Park has a great deal more to offer than just trails, so be sure to explore other areas, or hire a guide to help you with your visit so you do not miss any of the beauty and adventure the area has to offer.