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THE WORLD'S BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE VACATION DESTINATION

British Columbia is Canada’s most mountainous province and home to some of the world’s most diverse mountain biking terrain. Downhill, freeride, cross country, epic, all-mountain…it’s all here. The following itineraries provide a quick overview of places to ride and great things to see and do based on the trip stories shared on our inspiration page. If you see something you like… gather your friends, pack your bags, load your bikes and hit the road for your own incredible adventure!

If you have a question, please send us a note using the contact form and we will do our best to point you in the right direction.

Ride within your abilities! Mountain biking is a dangerous activity with potential risk of personal injury. It is always recommended that safety be the rider’s primary concern. The remote nature of mountain biking in BC dictates the need to take precautions to ensure a safe experience for all. Tell others where you are going, wear proper safety gear, carry tools and a first aid kit, and avoid riding alone.

7-Day Itinerary: Interior Loop

Follow this itinerary for a week-long trip exploring BC’s Interior to visit epic riding destinations in Kamloops, Revelstoke, Golden, Valemount, and Salmon Arm. Pair riding with beer, visiting the region’s many breweries after laps down world-class trails.

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7-Day Itinerary: Vancouver Island

Follow this itinerary for a week-long trip exploring Vancouver Island. Start up island and travel south, checking out some of the top places to ride on the island. Pair biking with local breweries and jumps in the ocean for the perfect way to cool down after long rides. 

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5-Day Itinerary: Kootenay Rockies

Downhill rides and flowly singletrack, with trails for all abilities, this 5-day route through the Kootenays is not to be missed. Ride the Seven Summits in Rossland to the downhill bike part at Fernie. Post-ride, fuel up at local breweries in every town.

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10-Day Itinerary: East Kootenays Loop

Pressed between the Rockies and the Purcell Mountain ranges lies a string of incredible mountain towns that host some of BC’s very best mountain biking. Roughly speaking, the north-south corridor carved by the Southern Rocky Mountain Trench provides everything a mountain biker is looking for.

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14-Day Itinerary: Cariboo South Chilcotin

This route retraces many of the routes taken during the Gold Rush era of the mid-19th century. Forestry and tourism have now become the main industries and mountain biking is one of the more popular ways to enjoy the incredible landscapes found here.

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14-Day Itinerary: Southern British Columbia Loop

This itinerary stops in many popular riding destinations in BC’s southern interior. Never-ending mountains with great trails mixed with cool lakes and friendly towns provide a landscape that is about as close as it gets to true mountain bike nirvana.

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