Travesía de Los Cuchumatánes – A Legendary Guatemalan Group Ride
One of Guatemala’s largest mountain bike events the Travesía de Los Cuchumatánes ascends the Cuchumatánes mountains 12,000ft from neighboring Huehuetenango. This is a group ride – with all the fanfare of a race but without the clock!
The travesía de Los Cuchumatánes begins in the city of Huehuetenango – passing the ruins of ruins of Zaculeu a Maya archaeological site. The first 15km of the route follows singletrack and dirt roads through steep canyons before beginning the the legendary las manzanas HC climb – a 10km switchbacking ascent to the summit of 3200m (10,500ft) a catered asado or Guatemalan BBQ is provided for those who reach the top by local restaurant Casa Brava Steak house.
Alpine Mountain Biking Paradise
Video: Travesía de Los Cuchumatánes
November 20-23, 2020
Our tour package to the Travesía includes a full weekend of mountain biking with a private tour the next day to the magical valley of Todos Santos. Come experience this fantastic region known as Mountain Bike Paradise.