Some Say Mountain Biking at These Locations are Fun, Others Would Describe it as Pure Insanity!
For those who want to push themselves to the limit, these are five of the most extreme mountain biking locations you want to experience.
If you’ve biked these locations, tell us your experience!
MOAB, UTAH (USA)
Highlighted by a 10.5 mile, highly technical and extremely challenging Slick Rock Bike Trail for the ultimate biking experience. This trail will typically take 4 to 5 hours to complete with constant elevation changes, narrow ledges and numerous steep slopes. Physically difficult and demanding, this trail has little in the way of water sources and can regularly reaches over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
THE CLIFFS OF MOHER, COUNTY CLARE (IRELAND)
Damp, misty and any small mistake could cause a 600 foot fall onto jagged rocks and the Atlantic Ocean likely never to be found. Dubbed by many as the most terrifying mountain biking trail on earth and for good reason.
COPPER MOUNTAIN, MICHIGAN (USA)
30 miles of difficult climbing (especially Ptarmigan Pass) and some of the fastest, most technical downhill you will ever experience. Make sure you pack food and water because the elevation will beat you down. If your looking to experience an epic, memorable ride, this is it!
GRAVITY ASSISTED MOUNTAIN BIKING (BOLIVIA)
This 4 to 5 hour ride starts at an altitude of 4700 meters, you will journey through the “World’s Most Dangerous Road” from La Cumbre to Coroico arriving at “Death Road”. From there it will be a challenge controlling your bike through winding dirt roads and rocky shale stones.
MEGAVALANCHE ALPE d’HUEZ (FRANCE)
Starting at La Pic Blanc 3,300 meters at the Sarenne glacial summit ripping down full speed toward the village of Allemont. From snow, to rocks landscapes, steep drops and forest, you are literally going through every kind of terrain you can think of. This is a true test of your endurance, fitness and your nerves.
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