Washington, USA

Mountain Bike Leavenworth

DURATION

5 Days

PRICE

$1,798

LEVEL

BADV_AbilityLevel_Icons Beginner

DAILY DISTANCE

10-20 Miles

INCLUDED ACTIVITIES

Mountain biking (bikes included), Stevens Pass Bike Park, beer sampling

INCLUDED MEALS

All meals included except one lunch

Discover and explore what we ultimately strive for in a cycling vacation–which is to simply “Pedal Happy”.

Learn to mountain bike – or hone your skills – in the gorgeous Leavenworth, Washington area! This is a ‘Green’ tour designed for newer or beginning riders. The eastern slopes of the Cascade Range offer smooth trail with gentle elevation profiles in gorgeous backcountry you can’t get to any other way. Explore area trails perfectly suited to your skill and sense of adventure with guides certified by the International Mountain Biking Association. They are not only terrific coaches, they know the area like nobody’s business. Improve your skill and confidence. Spend a day at world-class Stevens Pass Bike Park. Stay the whole time in Leavenworth, with plenty of time to check out the shops and craft brewpubs.

This tour is operated under special use permit/s with the Wenatchee National Forest. Bicycle Adventures is an equal opportunity provider.

Day 01

Explore your first taste of Washington dirt, on the east side of the Cascade Mountain Range.

Meals

– Lunch
– Dinner

Lodging

Icicle Village Resort

Ability Level

BADV_AbilityLevel_Icons Beginner

Meet in Seattle for the 90-minute shuttle out to Cle Elum. Bikes down! Guides will fit your bike exactly to you, set up the suspension and then you’re off and exploring with the best guides/coaches in the business. Today, ride the Cle Elum Ridge Trail, the perfect place for a first-day test ride. Dinner tonight is at Fresh Burger in Leavenworth, where everything is made from scratch, ingredients are local and the beer is cold. Bottoms up!

Day 02

Ride from your hotel to explore the local trails.

Meals

– Breakfast
– Lunch
– Dinner

Lodging

Icicle Village Resort

Ability Level

BADV_AbilityLevel_Icons Beginner

Ride right out the front door to a series of trails on the edge of town. There are so many to choose from you’ll never get bored. Head back into town for lunch at a local pub, then back out for more dirt. Unless you’d rather spend the afternoon in the hot tub, that is.

Day 03

Ride Cashmere / Mission Ridge, far away from traffic and noise.

Meals

– Breakfast
– Lunch
– Dinner

Lodging

Icicle Village Resort

Ability Level

BADV_AbilityLevel_Icons Beginner

Head south of Leavenworth to the Cashmere/Mission Ridge area.  Want to try some climbing? You’re in luck; there’s plenty here. Want to just ride downhill? Lots of that here too. Either way, spend the whole day riding the trails far from main roads, with a gourmet lunch spread ready and waiting when you are.

Day 04

Stevens Pass Bike Park for a day of downhill riding.

Meals

– Breakfast
– Dinner

Lodging

Icicle Village Resort

Ability Level

BADV_AbilityLevel_Icons Beginner

Head to Stevens Pass Bike Park for some world-class lift-accessed riding today. A three-time Top 5 Winner in the Riders’ Choice Best Bike Parks Awards, Stevens Pass offers riders “…a super-sweet assortment of gravity trails, with more in the works’” (MTBParks.com). Hop on the lift to get up the hill, then cruise down your choice of any number of trails. When you get tired, the hiking up here ain’t bad either. Lunch is on your own at one of the resort’s many on-site dining options.

Day 05

Ride the trails west of Ellensburg, then head back to Seattle.

Meals

– Breakfast
– Lunch

Ability Level

BADV_AbilityLevel_Icons Beginner

West of Ellensburg, en route back to Seattle, lies a maze of trails that will leave you hankering for more. Spend as much time as you like riding here today, then hop in the van for the transfer the rest of the way back. Can’t bear to stop? Spend another day or two with us here in Seattle checking out some of the local trails and parks – see SeattleMountainBikeTours.com for more.

 

*Bicycle Adventures operates under special use permits while on Federal Lands managed by the National Forest Service (USDA), National Parks and Bureau of Land Management. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination: write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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