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Mountain (Enduro) Biking
The rugged terrain, high mountains, the snow capped Himalayas, rich vegetation and thick forest; Bhutan has it all to make a mountain biking one of the lifetime experience.
The trails runs through 100 percent natural and riders will come across rocky gardens, loamy and gnarly sections and it may be challenging or even risky for some are not professional in mountain biking. In order to mitigate the risk, we will have a local biking tour guide who knows the trails and can lend technical know how and advices before you actually hit the sections.
In order to understand the trail, we have scaled the trail from 1 to 10 where 10 is extremely difficult and challenging and 1 being the easiest. Each trail scaling is given below.
At the beginning of the ride, you will be briefed about the technicalities and nature of the trail. You will also be served with some energy drinks, tea and coffee.
What Bike should you ride?
Please consider the following important information:
- Strongly suggest you use your own bike that you feel comfortable riding up and down the hill and the one you can trust,
- Most of the trials are steep and technical, so advised to have your bike with more squish (100 – 140 mm of travel)
- There will be lot of steep descending, larger brake rotors advised,
- Most of the trails can be muddy, rocky, comfortable some sections of the trails are
- Please ensure your Bike has Dropper Seats Post as the trail will fluctuate between steep down hill and flatter sections all over the ride in Bhutan.
What to Wear:
- A full face helmet
- Long Sleeves and Baggy Shorts
- Hydration pack
- Eye wear