Why Snowmass Is The Perfect Mountain Bike Getaway

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Between our central location to all the trails, the resources to learn and improve your mountain biking skills, and world-class events to watch the pros, we think we’ve got what it takes to compete with the best mountain bike destinations out there. Below, we’ve compiled what makes Snowmass a unique mountain biking destination and why you should come ride our trails to see for yourself!


LocationWoman Mountain biking in aspen grove at snowmass ski resort

Here’s a fun fact about Snowmass: The whole town is a trailhead. There are more than 80 miles of world-class trails winding through, around, and over Snowmass Village, and the start of your next mountain bike adventure is often right at the end of your street. Once you arrive in town, that metal steed is the only vehicle you need.



VIDA MTB Series in Aspen SnowmassResources

We have a whole website dedicated to helping you find the best rides for your time in Snowmass: BikeSnowmass.com. The website includes detailed maps, trail information, details about getting to the trailhead and individual trail statistics. Plus, there’s a trail for every rider type in Snowmass, with routes that range from singletrack to paved, flat and wide, to rocky and steep, each with an incredible view! No matter your level of mountain bike expertise, you can up your game through Aspen Snowmass’s Bike Clinics and VIDA’s MTB Series Women’s Clinic, or simply by finding a group of locals to show you around.



Mountain Bike Events

Check out our lineup of MTB events we have going on this summer!

Demo Days brings all the best MTB manufacturers to Snowmass, where riders can test out the latest and greatest FREE of charge!

Big Mountain Enduro finals are a worldwide competition, blending high altitude riding adventures mixed with some of the biggest descents and best riding in the state. August 4-5, you’ll see the pros compete for a big cash payout, you can mix and mingle with them in the village, all while reveling in the global mountain bike culture.

The Audi Power of Four MTB Race comes to Snowmass on July 28. The 8th annual race covers a point-to-point course over the Government Trail’s single track, new flow trails on Snowmass, and the steeps of Aspen Highlands and Aspen Mountain. Three different races offer recreational and professional riders purses totaling $2500. It’s a tough one to race, and a fun one to watch.

September 22-23, CU in Snowmass brings collegiate racers to Snowmass for short-track, downhill and cross-country races, with all events free to spectators.


Of course, every day — from dawn to dusk — is a mountain-biking adventure in Snowmass. Once you’re here, the biking’s everywhere.

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