Our Mountain Bike Tours
Representing riding as diverse as the country
Our routes have been curated through years of exploration and collaboration with local mountain bike clubs and and communities. The result is a collection of exclusive mountain bike tours that no other company in Guatemala offers.
Our mountain bike tours are rated with the following skill levels and abilities:
Fitness Level 1-5
I can run for 15min I do not exercise regularly
I can run for 1hr
Technical Level 1-5
Easy city or dirt road rides – emphasis on cultural sites. More time spent exploring – with private tours and multiple stops along the way.
Earn your descent on rolling terrain or long climbs and long descents. Tours in this category are rated based on physical fitness level required.
Shuttle supported. Focus on downhill, technical riding. These tours are generally more technically than physically demanding rated by features & exposure level.
Our “extreme” category. The frontier of mountain biking in Guatemala. Full-day epics, volcano riding. Overnight camping. Point-to-point riding. Extended sections of wilderness.
What is the riding like in Guatemala?
In Guatemala we ride on ancient foot and hose paths shared by campesinos. The trails are ancient infrastructure, of the Mayan peoples and are used to this day. The riding in Guatemala is raw, natural, and constantly changing.
No matter where you are coming from most riders need time to adjust to the riding here – and find it more challenging then anticipated.
A country shaped by volcanic activity – the mountains and roads in Guatemala are extremely steep. Most riders are surprised by the difficulty of the climbing with grades leave them searching for easier gears. Shorter, 20km rides generally take 2-3 hours. Routes here are generally up or down.
Downhills for days.
With so much elevation in the country there is incredible opportunity for long, sustained downhills mountain bike riding in Guatemala. Various micro climates mean that you can start you ride in the high alpine and finish in the tropics.
“La llave para accesar el país”
No matter what your riding style Guatemala has something for everyone. Mountain biking doesn’t have to be extreme, a simple outing on two wheels can provide an authentic experience that you simply can’t get from traditional travel, with perspectives on a the country its people, and it’s culture. Are you ready to go?