Up to 13 people; solo riders are welcome
Intermediate to advanced
Epic bike trails paired with red sandstone cliffs and spires
At the heart of Red Rock Country lies Sedona, a wonder-filled oasis surrounded by iconic terracotta-colored buttes, energy vortexes and classic desert vistas. In rocky, rugged terrain lies a maze of exhilarating trails varying in difficulty. Each MTB trail is a technical puzzle waiting to be solved. Tackle prime mountain biking trails on this five-day adventure set in tricky desert terrain and sleep under the star-filled sky each night.
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5-Day Guided Singletrack Sedona Tour
This epic five-day adventure will take you through miles of desert landscapes determined to push your limits and technical skills. The trails, first carved out by the area’s original residents and local wildlife, vary from unkempt single tracks to rugged shelves requiring all your attention. You’ll spend your days biking 8-19 miles and your nights camping under the stars.
Things you need to know
COVID-19 measures in Sedona, Arizona
As of June 1, if you are traveling through Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) or the Tucson International Airport you will be required to wear a mask.
If you are driving to Arizona or through the state – Navajo Nation has asked that you respect the sovereignty of the nation and not travel through the territory as they work to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Official COVID-19 updates by the American Government for Arizona are available on this link
Why should I book with 57hours?
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Why should I go mountain biking?
Mountain biking is fun! Feeling in control over bumpy and unpredictable terrain is an adrenaline rush all in itself. Once you ease into riding, you’ll learn to read obstacles, manage momentum with your body and brakes, and maneuver over the trail with confidence. All your guides expect from you is a basic grasp of riding a bike, an open mind, and a lot of trust. A small price to pay to feel like you’re practically flying, right?
This is what you get on this adventure:
- An experienced MTB guide with extensive local knowledge of the area
- 5 days of mountain biking based on your chosen itinerary
- Transportation to and from trailheads
- All meals and drinks
- Camp chairs
- Solar showers
- Sunscreen & bug spray
- Bike stand and lube
Extra equipment that you can bring or rent:
- Mountain bike (rentals come with flat pedals)
- Helmet (free with bike rental)
- Sleeping bag
- Sleeping pad
What to expect from hiring a MTB guide?
One of the reasons why mountain biking is so popular is the rush of adrenaline it sends through your veins. Sure, danger is part of the appeal, but you’ll want to avoid any unnecessary risks by hiring a guide. They’ll make sure you enjoy the ride and feel safe while doing it. There is no road map or GPS technology out there that’s as good as having an experienced local guide to lead the way while mastering unfamiliar trails. There’s always more to see, and your guides know just where to go to find it!
What's the itinerary?
Your days will consist of 8-19 miles per day:
- 8:30 am: Riding from camp
- 12:30 pm – 01:00 pm: Lunch (all meals included)
- 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Keep riding!
- 5:00 pm: Happy hour and campfire stories at camp
What do I need to bring?
- Wear comfortable riding or athletic clothing, preferably moisture wicking or synthetic material
- Sneakers or sport shoes
- Breathable outside layer or jacket
- Bathing suit
- Cheap PVC rain gear
- Knee and elbow pads
- Leg warmers & tall socks
- Plenty of water in water bottle or hydration bladder
- Optional: biking gloves
How fit do I need to be?
For this five-day guided tour you’ll need to be able to bike up to 19 miles per day. Sedona’s technical terrain, complete with loose, steep single tracks is one of its strongest selling points. That said, even the most experienced among the group can count on it to push their limits. There are plenty of other trails suitable for beginners, this option is designed for bikers with moderate experience.
What is the minimum age requirement?
Age limit for this 5-day trip is 14 and they would need to be an expert rider that can handle advance level trails easily.
What about group sizes and pricing?
For $1,295, you will be joining a party of up to 13 guests and 2 guides, although many trips are smaller than the maximum allowed.
What about bad weather?
Tours are scheduled to fit with the seasons and ideal cycling conditions. When the weather does not cooperate, your guide will know the correct course of action to take. Whether that’s shifting to a more favorable location or postponing until conditions approve, your guide will know just what to do. In the event of predictably bad weather, you will be contacted prior to the trip to discuss suitable alternatives.
All policies regarding cancellation, rescheduling and trip insurance will be clearly laid out by your guide prior to booking your adventure. Contact us if you’d like more information on a specific adventure.
Getting there and meeting location
You will meet with a guide at Over the Edge Sports in Sedona. They have transportation to and from your adventure covered!