NEW ‘Epic Climbs of the Western Alps’ Tour Unveiled by Tourissimo

Epic Climbs of the Western Alps

Tourissimo announces a new cycling tour entitled, “Epic Climbs of the Western Alps.” The 7-day adventure leads intrepid cyclists over iconic mountain passes featured in the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia (Colle delle Finestre, Col du Galibier, Col de l’Izoard & Colle dell’Agnello) and down to the Italian Riviera. Guests will experience France and Italy in a single journey,…

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10 Health Benefits of Mountain Biking

mountain biking health

Over the last few decades, mountain biking has remained a popular outdoor recreational activity. According to the Outdoor Industry Foundation, nearly 40 million people mountain bike every year in the U.S. As public health concerns including obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are on the rise, physical exercise, especially in the outdoors, is becoming more critical to our health as individuals…

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The Spirit of the Trail: A Journey to Fulfillment Along the Continental Divide

carrie and john morgridge

Two professionals in their 50s made a choice that some might call crazy: they pulled out of their busy lives for two months and tackled what is called the most challenging bike route in North America. The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route (GDMBR) runs from the Canadian Rockies, into the Grizzly filled woods of Montana, across the plains of Wyoming,…

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Video: Highlights from the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route

Great Divide Mountain Bike Route

From 1995 to 1997, Adventure Cycling Association mapped the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, the longest off-pavement mountain-bike route in the world spanning 2,774 miles from Canada to Mexico along the spine of the Rocky Mountains. 1. Jasper, AB to Roosville, MT (589.1 mi.) 2. Roosville, MT to Helena, MT (371.1 mi.) 3. Helena, MT to Colter Bay, WY (449.6…

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Winter Mountain Bike Adventures In The Sun

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New Zealand. Guatemala. Costa Rica. Patagonia…Where will your mountain bike take you this winter? Visit for more information on winter mountain bike adventures in the sun! Founded in 1996, Sacred Rides offers award-winning mountain bike adventures in hundreds of destinations worldwide. Named “#1 Mountain Bike Tour Company on Earth” by National Geographic Adventure and Outside magazine, Sacred Rides offers…

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Alaska Resort First to Offer Heli-biking in the U.S.


Tordrillo Mountain Lodge is the first outfitter in the United States to offer heli-biking, an unrivaled outdoor experience that enables mountain biking access via helicopter to millions of acres of pristine mountain terrain in the breathtaking Tordrillo Mountain range of Alaska. As a top provider of incomparable adventure experiences, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge invested in the country’s first Aero Quick Design…

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