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Slickrock Mountain Biking

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  • Short, near-vertical climbs... swirling, winding ascents... quick, sharp cornering... one exciting obstacle after another awaits to challange you. Enjoy the unique, fantastic landscape of famous Gooseberry Mesa, southwest Utah's mecca for technical mountain bike enthusiasts, on a half- or full-day adventure ride. Your guide will help push your technical prowess through short demonstrations, followed by extensive experience on a variety of terrain obstacles.
  • - Groups of 2 or more
    - Designed for people seeking a technical, off-road mountain bike ride
    - Previous off-road riding experience recommended
    - Age 10 or older recommended
  • You will ride in a desert environment that will include, but may not be limited to:

    - Riding in an environment of washes, desert terrain, and wind-polished slickrock
    - Exploration of an off-road biking playground with obstacles of varying difficulty
    - Enjoy jaw dropping views of Zion, the Hurricane Valley, and the Pine Valley Mountains
    - Exposure to cliff edges and steep slopes
    - Riding very steep drops and quick, vertical ascents
  • You will learn and apply:

    - Managing gears appropriate to terrain
    - Body position and weight distribution for steep climbs and descents
    - Technical braking techniques
    - Desert Bike Travel
    - Natural history of local flora and fauna
    - "Leave No Trace" practices relative to cycling.
  • We provide full-suspension mountain bikes and all the necessary safety gear for your experience, but recommend you bring:

    - 2 quarts of water/person & food/snacks
    - Small backpack (e.g. Camelbak) to carry food & water
    - Sunscreen
    - Synthetic athletic clothes
    - Bicycle gloves
    - Closed-toe shoes
    - Camera
  • Meet at Zion Adventure Company at 36 Lion Blvd., across from the Quality Inn.

    • 7 days/week, year round
    • Drive time is about 35 - 65 minutes depending upon the location we choose.

    Full-Day - Departs at 7:30am seasonally

    One on One $359.00
    Two or more $199.00/person
    Group Discount 8 or more 10%
    Premium Bike Upgrade  $45.00/person
    Bike Discount Using your own bike $25.00 per bike


    Half-Day
    - Departs at 7:30am or 1:30pm seasonally

     

    One on One $309.00
    Two or more $159.00/person
    Group Discount 8 or more 10%
    Premium Bike Upgrade $35.00/person
    Bike Discount Using your own bike $15.00 per bike





    *** Add a professional photographer for $89 (half-days) or $149 (full days).