Southeast of Zurich and south of Chur, the Lenzerheide Bike Kingdom has 100km of mountain bike trails spread from high alpine peaks through forests and meadows. This massive, lift-accessed trail system inteconnects Lenzerheide with Arosa and Chur.
Northwest of Montrose, the Dry Creek Recreation Area has miles of mountain biking trails. There are a combination of singletracks and dirt roads allowing for a variety of loops through rolling remote desert terrain.
Northwest of Ljubljana and south of Villach in the Julian Alps, the Kranjska Gora Ski Area has a range of summer mountain biking trails. The Kranjska Gora Fun Bike Park has 3 lift-accessed trails totalling 13km with 330m of vertical descent.
Passing through the Julian Alps, the Trans Slovenia mountain bike trail is a classic north-south Alps crossing. While the main section runs from Kranjska Gora in the north down to Trieste in the south, it is possible to start up in Klagenfurt, Austria, to the north or over in Lake Bled to the east, and then runs south past Trieste to Piran on the Adriatic Sea.
At the east end of the Julian Alps, the scenic Lake Bled area has several mountain bike routes. These routes combine paved access with gravel paths, forest roads and singletrack.
The Trans Dinarica is a 2,000km mountain bike route spanning eight Balkan countries. The first half of the route connects Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Southeast of Albertville and Bourg Saint Maurice, the Les Arcs Bike Park has lift-accessed mountain bike trails spanning from Les Arcs 1800 across to Peisey-Vallandry. Overall, there are 180km of marked trails with a maximum vertical descent of 1800m.
North of Chamonix and Argentiere above Le Tour, the mountain biking descent off Col de Balme is considered the best ride in Chamonix. This sweet singletrack has more gentle terrain than found further down valley closer to Chamonix.
East of Seattle and Issaquah, the Tiger Mountain trail system is popular with local mountain bike riders. The East Tiger Mountain area has over a 20 mile network of trails and forest roads.
Southwest of Innsbruck in the Ötztal valley, the Bike Republic Sölden area has a wide range of mountain bike routes to explore. There are several gondolas that can provide lift access to the dozen trails up on the ski mountain.
Northeast of Santa Fe in the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, the Winsor Trail is a 10 mile mountain biking route descending 3,200 feet from the Santa Fe ski area. It winds its way down through dense ponderosa pine forest with a few short climbs along the way down to riparian desert.
Southeast of Zurich in the upper Matteral Valley, the Zermatt area has about 50km of marked mountain bike trails. The mountains surrounding the town attract plenty of mountain bikers who are equally excited about the scenic, but challening, singletrack as they are about the lift-accessed trail system.
Southwest of Bolzano in the Brenta Dolomites, this area has an extensive trail system in the Adamello-Brenta National Park surrounding Madonna di Campiglio. Pinzolo has a tough 24 mile mountain bike trail, a lift-accessed bike park, and there's a nice course near Campo Carlo Magno.
Southeast of Zurich in Graubunden, the Alps Epic Trail Davos is a breathtaking mountain bike trail from the Jakobhorn summit station down to the village of Filisur. It is a designated IMBA Epic Trail and is considered the longest singletrack in Switzerland, though it does combine trails with gravel roads.