FEATURED: Glen Springs Loop
Near the south rim of the Chisos Mountains of the 800,000 acre Big Bend National Park, the 27 mile Glen Springs Loop follows rutted old wagon roads that are open to mountain biking.
FEATURED: Talpa Traverse
East of Taos, the Talpa Traverse is a 4.5 mile one-way route that heads south along the foothills to the southeast of Taos.
Southeast of Bern near Interlaken, the town of Grindelwald makes a great base for exploring over 160km of mountain bike trails.
FEATURED: South Boundary Trail
East of Taos, the South Boundary Trail (#164) is the premier Taos mountain biking route.
BEST DURANGO MOUNTAIN BIKING
The best Durango mountain biking can be found along the Colorado Trail, Hermosa Creek Trail and the Telegraph Trail System. There are high alpine singletracks, dry pine forests and rolling desert tracks.
ANDERMATT MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS
The best Andermatt mountain biking is considered to be the routes descending from Oberalp Pass down into the Urserntal. These singletrack descents offer huge 2,000m of vertical through lush meadows with glacier peaks.
Southwest of Zurich and south of Interlaken, the Lauterbrunnen is well known for epic mountain biking descents and valley pathways. There are good descents from Wengen and from Murren down to the valley. The valley pathway is part of Swiss Bike Route #1.
COLORADO TRAIL MOUNTAIN BIKING
The Colorado Trail runs 500 miles from the Chatfield Reservoir near Denver to Durango traversing seven National Forests and criss-crosses the Continental Divide a dozen times. It is an epic mountain bike ride that has an annual point to point race.