Singletrack - for experienced mountain bikers

Stairway to Heaven

December-March6 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.
$2,395 USD

Ride a Kiwi mountain biker's custom-designed itinerary, where every little detail has been meticulously combed through with a fine tooth comb  to deliver the ultimate bang in a short amount of time. You'll feel like you've reached the pearly gates of mountain biking heaven on this sojourn through mystical forests and enchanted lands.

Misty Mountain Hop

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.

Click here for more information on our Skill and Fitness Rating System
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: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.
$4,495 USD

Set out on your own hero’s journey in one of the most enchanting places on Earth. This 12-day Ride packs all the heart-pounding, drool-inducing mountain biking we could fit in one incredible itinerary. You may feel like a hobbit in this land of deep fjords, majestic peaks and lush forests, but you’ll never dream bigger!

Over the Hills and Far Away

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.

Click here for more information on our Skill and Fitness Rating System
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: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.
$3,145 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.

Women's Rides - Mountain Bike Adventures for Women

Ramble On

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.
$3,395 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.