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Join a group of outdoorsy women in Verbier and explore one of the best and the largest MTB playgrounds in the Alps. With a dense network of lifts and decades worth of trail creation, one thing is for sure—this place takes mountain biking seriously. You can enjoy the versatility of Verbier’s world-class bike park or hit dozens of trails in the mountain wilderness. Pedal your way through flower-strewn meadows to the soothing sound of cowbells and switch it up with descents along loamy trails with roots beneath your tires—until you finish in a cobblestone street with centuries-old wooden houses. Once you get tired of epic rides with a backdrop of glacier-wrapped mountains, let the expert MTB guide show you the way to the luxurious Verbier chalet—your Swiss MTB holidays have begun!

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  • Explore the biggest MTB area in the Alps

  • Ride at your own level with inspiring women guides

  • Experience the authentic Swiss mountain life in an active way

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Women’s MTB Weekend Getaway in the Swiss Alps

Being a bit short on time doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself to some scenic mountain biking. This long-weekend getaway offers the same experience—great company of women, mind-boggling Alpine trails, great food, and luxurious chalet—but works for those who want it short and sweet. Between Thursday and Sunday, you’ll learn what makes big mountain riding so epic, while getting richer for a confidence-boosting experience in a premier MTB destination.

  • Arrive in your chalet in Verbier by 4 pm, settle in and meet your guides and fellow riders. You will do a bike and gear check before a three-course dinner, during which you will get a chance to fully make yourself at home and spend some quality time with your group. At around 8 pm, a briefing with your guide will take place—you will discuss the program, personal goals and expectations, and receive some useful trail information. Get a good night’s sleep as your Verbier guided riding tour starts tomorrow.
    Meals: Dinner

    Main street of the town of Verbier, a charming Alpine town in Switzerland.
  • Your two riding days—Friday and Saturday—will begin with a laidback breakfast on the terrace, soaking in the morning sun and taking in the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. By 9.15 am, you will be joining a daily briefing with your guide to discuss the objectives for that day. Mornings will be dedicated to riding skills and instruction. The time after lunch will be dedicated to enjoying the rides and testing the newly mastered skills. Your guide will make sure that your riding skill level matches the riding objectives—which definitely aren’t in short supply! Needless to say, there will always be time for numerous breaks allowing you to enjoy the views over the snow-capped peaks, glaciers, and beautiful alpine meadows. By 16.30 pm, you will have returned to your chalet. Unwind, do some stretching and get ready for your daily three-course dinners and doing other activities in the area according to your personal interests.
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

    A group of women MTB riders taking a break to take in the views of lofty snow-capped peaks near Verbier in Switzerland.
  • As all good things, your Verbier MTB trip comes to an end on Sunday. Enjoy your last breakfast with a view and get ready for departure. Say goodbye to your Verbier MTB guide, the rest of the squad and the Swiss Alps—or continue touring on your own.
    Meals: Breakfast

    View of a Swiss Alpine valley near Verbier seen during MTB holidays.
Women’s Intermediate MTB Holidays In The Swiss Alps

The Verbier trail network is unrivaled and your guide knows the best places to take you day after day, finishing with a laid-back afternoon in your luxurious chalet. After a week of this all-inclusive tour, you will walk away with new friendships with other fierce women, recharged by pristine Alpine nature, and more confident on two wheels. 

  • Arrive in your chalet in Verbier by 4 pm, settle in and meet your guides and fellow riders. You will do a bike and gear check before dinner, during which you will get a chance to fully make yourself at home and spend some quality time with your group. At around 8 pm, a briefing with your guide will take place—you will discuss the program, personal goals and expectations, and receive some useful trail information. Get a good night’s sleep as your Verbier guided riding tour starts tomorrow.
    Meals: Dinner

    Main street of the town of Verbier, a charming Alpine town in Switzerland.
  • Your days will begin with a laidback breakfast on the terrace, soaking in the morning sun and taking in the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. By 9.15 am, you will discuss the objectives for that day with your guide. Each morning will be dedicated to riding skills and instruction. After lunch, enjoy the rides and test the newly mastered skills. The regular and the advanced programs differ mainly in the type of terrain covered and how strenuous riding is, while other things remain the same. Needless to say, there will always be time for numerous breaks allowing you to take in the views of the snow-capped peaks, glaciers, and beautiful alpine fields. By 16.30 pm, you will have returned to your chalet. Unwind, stretch and get ready for a three-course dinner and other activities in the area according to your personal interests.
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

    A group of women MTB riders taking a break to take in the views of lofty snow-capped peaks near Verbier in Switzerland.
  • As all good things, your Verbier MTB trip has come to an end. Enjoy your last breakfast with a view and get ready for departure. Say goodbye to your Verbier MTB guide, the rest of the squad and the Swiss Alps—or continue touring on your own.
    Meals: Breakfast

    View of a Swiss Alpine valley near Verbier seen during MTB holidays.
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Meet your guides

Erik den Oudendammer
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Erik den Oudendammer
Erik den Oudendammer
Swiss Advanced, level 2, qualified MTB guide
Swiss Advanced, level 2, qualified MTB guide
The heart and motor of MTB Verbier! Erik is happiest when he is on the bike. Like a local mountain goat, he moves with confidence, skill and fun over the mountains.
Jess Kroon
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Jess Kroon
Swiss qualified MTB guide
Jess spends as much time guiding as possible, next to hosting guests and managing MTB Verbier. She enjoys riding on sunny days, sitting with others around the campfire and making people feel at home as a host.
MTB Verbier
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MTB Verbier
Having started their guiding journey almost 20 years ago, the team at MTB Verbier connects mountain biking enthusiasts from all over the world and provides them with the best experiences of the Swiss Alps, combined with all-inclusive stays in their one-of-a-kind mountain chalet. 
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Kathya Rojas (source: Google Reviews)

Paradise  for mtb. Very professional riders, excellent food, and you  feel the love and passion the owners and the staff have for their clients and mtb. Beautiful place, it is a must  visit!. Erick and Jess are very attentive, friendly and you feel this positive  energy as soon as you get into  their  place.

Things to know

  • What you get on this adventure:

      • An experienced MTB guide with extensive local knowledge of the area
      • Double-room accommodation in a MTB chalet 
      • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
      • Post-ride homemade treats
      • Verbier lift tickets and shuttles 
      • Use of bike wash 
      • Assistance with bike setup and repair 
      • Transfer from the train station 
      • Helmet and hydration pack
      • Transportation

    Mountain bike rentals are available for an added fee of $310.

    What’s not included:

      • Transportation to and from Verbier 
      • Airport transfers — we recommend Mountain Drop-Offs
      • Extra drinks from the bar in your chalet
      • Medical / accident insurance coverage for medical costs and mountain rescue (all guests are required to get this insurance)
      • Guide gratuities — optional
  • The regular Verbier MTB guided adventure, which takes place on July 9th-15th, 2023, is suitable for intermediate riders. This means that you’re good to go if you’ve just started trail mountain riding but have never tested your skills in high-altitude mountains. You should be able to handle all your local loops, control your speed, and do some hilly sections. Intermediate riders should have some experience with different riding locations and mid-level mountains and should be able to ride moderately steep singletrack descents and climbs with some loose rocks and roots, as well as be comfortable with some small unexpected steps and rock gardens. 

    The advanced Verbier MTB week-long adventure, taking place on September 3rd – 9th and 17th – 23rd, 2023, is suitable for those who love technical sections and have experience in alpine terrain. You should be in full control while riding any kind of singletrack, red runs in the bike park, and technical steep trails with stone drops, rough roots, small drops, and occasional little jumps.

    The long-weekend MTB getaway is suitable for both intermediate and advanced riders.

    Keep in mind that your guide will follow you every step of the way and give appropriate instruction, adjust the pace/terrain when necessary and make breaks whenever riding becomes too strenuous. 

  • Extensive riding experience is necessary for both the regular and the advanced adventure option. That said, no biking experience in alpine terrain is necessary for the intermediate tour. You should be comfortable with pedaling for around 3 hours a day and crossing up to 30 km (around 20 miles), with an elevation gain of around 600 m (1,970 ft).

    For the advanced tour, MTB experience in alpine terrain is necessary. You should be able to ride for 6+ hours in challenging terrain, crossing over 50 km (31 miles), with an elevation gain of 1,600 m (5,250 ft). Keep in mind that you will receive extensive instruction and that your guide will find a balance between “pure” riding and daily skills training. Also, the pace and the terrain can be adjusted if you encounter any difficulties.

    For the long-weekend getaway, MTB experience is also necessary, but both intermediate and advanced riders are more than welcome.

  • Here’s what you’ll need:

      • Comfortable riding or athletic clothing, preferably moisture wicking or synthetic material 
      • Sneakers or sport shoes
      • Breathable outside layer or jacket
      • Sunglasses
      • Water bottle or hydration bladder
      • Biking gloves are optional but recommended
      • Regular mountain bike helmet
      • Full-face helmet (for the advanced adventure)
      • Flexible knee and elbow pads — can be rented from your guide (required only for the advanced adventure)
      • Toiletries (sunscreen, hand sanitizer, bug spray, toilet paper, etc.)

    Dress comfortably and for the weather in clothes you can move in. We suggest bringing clothing appropriate for the season. Layers are best and don’t wear jeans.

  • Group sizes and prices:

      • The maximum group size for these group tours is 7 people with one guide. 
      • The cost does not decrease as the group grows. 

    Mountain biking in Verbier can be arranged for bigger groups. Contact us prior to booking.

    Min. age requirements:

      • If you are older than 18, you’re good to go.
      • Minors may be able to participate on a case-by-case basis. 

    If your group has riders under the age of 18, contact us prior to booking to make arrangements.

  • To get to Verbier, most people fly into Geneva International Airport (GVA), two hours away. Once you arrive, there are several ways to reach your destination, including public transport. Looking to make the airport transfer hassle-free? Check out Mountain Drop-Offs—they provide door-to-door service in their comfy and spacious shuttles.

    You will meet with a guide at the train station. They have transportation to and from your accommodation covered!

  • 57hours is committed to providing safe outdoor adventure experiences. We require all guides using our platform to have a COVID-19 safety plan and to make the details of that plan accessible to travelers. In most cases, group sizes will be reduced, guides will avoid overcrowded locations, and other safety measures will be met depending on the location and activity. 

    We also expect clients to respect local regulations and take measures to protect themselves, guides and the communities they’re traveling to. For more information on COVID-19 measures in Verbier please refer to the Switzerland Federal Office of Public Health

    Please contact us if you have any questions or require further information. We are happy to provide you with the most up-to-date information!

  • A 30% deposit to secure your place is due upon booking. The remaining amount is paid 6 weeks (42 days) prior to departure. Once the trip is confirmed by the guide, the cancellation policy stated below applies. 

      • If Client cancels the Booking anytime prior to one hundred twenty (120) calendar days in advance of the trip contemplated by the booking, Client is entitled to a full refund. 
      • For cancellations ninety (90) to one hundred nineteen (119) calendar days in advance, Client is entitled to a refund in the amount of fifty percent (50%) of the total amount paid when Booking. 
      • For cancellations seventy-five (75) to eighty nine (89) calendar days in advance, Client is entitled to a refund in the amount of twenty-five percent (25%) of the total amount paid when Booking. 
      • After that deadline, Client is not entitled to any refund. Any reimbursable expenses arising out of the Booking incurred by Guide prior to the date of cancellation (including but not limited to plane tickets, car rental payments, and lodging or transportation fees) are non-refundable as soon as they are incurred by the Guide.

    Secure your spot for the following season with a 10% deposit! This tour gets sold out very quickly, but with early-bird booking, you’ll be the first one to know. Pick the month that suits you best and we’ll let you know once the dates are live—don’t risk missing out on your bucket list adventure!

      • Only 10% of the total amount should be paid as a deposit upon booking. This deposit is non-refundable, but can be transferred to another 57hours adventure anytime in case the dates don’t suit you.
      • Once the set dates for the following season are live, you can confirm your booking by the end of this year by paying another 20% of the total amount.
      • The final balance is due 3 months (90 days) prior to departure.
      • Once the trip has been confirmed, the regular cancellation policy applies.
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