Plan Your Trip

photo credit: Margus Riga


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!  Community trail networks, lift-access bike parks, festivals, races, camps and tours are all available and together create the ultimate Mountain Biking BC experience.  BC welcomes riders of all levels from around the globe to ride on the terrain we call home.

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.

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The Other Shore: An Insider’s Guide to Riding the Sunshine Coast

This trip is for anyone who has biked in the Sea to Sky a few times and is looking for some new ride ideas. Or for someone who lives in Vancouver and rides the Shore lots, but doesn’t have a huge interest in the bike park or typically venture much past Squamish on the weekends. If this sounds like you, then hopefully you will find something inspiring in the routes and photos below. 

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East Kootenays – 10 Days

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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Cariboo South Chilcotin Road Trip – 14 Days

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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Interior Road Trip – 14 Days

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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