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Half-Day Scottsdale Mountain Bike Tour

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Activity
Mountain Biking
Destination
ArizonaPhoenix, AZScottsdale, AZ
Tour Length
Half-Day
Guide Type
Guided
Skill Level
All Levels

Explore the Sonoran Desert surrounding the Phoenix/Scottsdale metro area and get to know the beautiful and rugged landscape on a half-day Scottsdale mountain bike tour with AOA. This area, nicknamed the Valley of the Sun, has been designated a “ride center” by the International Mountain Biking association and boasts some of the best mountain biking trails in the Southwest. Our mountain biking day trips can accommodate all skill levels from beginner to expert. Your expert local mountain biking guides will help to make your tour an outstanding experience while you pedal along the trail best suited to you, whether gravel paths or serpentine singletrack, all offering sweeping views of the surrounding Arizona mountain and desert landscape.

​Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced options available.

We came away with a real appreciation of place, some great photos and a sense of accomplishment, having covered 10 miles in our 2 hours of riding.Anne

What's Included

Tour Price Includes

  • Mountain bike, helmet, gloves, bottled water & snacks
  • Professional safety-certified mountain biking guide
  • 1:6 guide to guest ratio
  • Park entry fees

What to Bring

Clothing

Comfortable, weather appropriate athletic clothing – shorts and a t-shirt, long sleeves are recommended on cooler mornings. Guests who have biking specific shorts or jerseys are encouraged to wear them.

Shoes

Close-toed athletic shoes (sneakers). If you have riding specific shoes that require specific bike pedals, please let us know in advance. We do not rent cycling shoes.Guests are welcome to bring their own pedals if they wish.

Miscellaneous

Sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, lip balm, medications, hat, etc.

Upgrades + Additions

Hotel/Residence Pick Up

$125 per group – inquire over the phone

Private Tour

$200 per group. No other parties may add to your tour. We can schedule private tours any day of the week.

Optional upgrades, additions, and rentals subject to tax (7.95%).

Rates

2018 Rates

  • 1 Person $ 280 pp 280 pp
  • 2-3 People $ 140 pp 140
  • 4+ People $ 112 pp 112
  • Groups of 13+ Call to inquire

Prices include a standard front suspension mountain bike.

Prices include a standard front suspension mountain bike.

Days & Times

Tour Days

Tours run daily Monday – Sunday

Departure Times

Tours start at 8am, 11:30am, 3pm
Activity duration: 2-3 hours

AOA’s guided half-day mountain bike tours take place in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, which offers some of the Valley of the Sun’s best mountain biking trails and best views! Whether you’re looking for easy trail riding or expert technical singletrack, our guides know the trails for you.

Over 2,000 mountain bikers each year choose AOA’s all-inclusive guided Scottsdale mountain bike tours! Mountain biking offers a great alternative to hiking in Scottsdale or Phoenix, we provide riders of all levels a afun invigorating trail experience. Enjoy sweeping 70-mile views of the Sonoran Desert as you wind throughout the trails in the McDowell Mountains on one of AOA’s high-performance mountain bikes. This adventure will help you sharpen your mountain bike skills and learn about the fascinating plants, animals, and history of the richly diverse Sonoran Desert.

Most of our regularly scheduled mountain bike tours take place at Brown’s Ranch Trailhead in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve but we are able to arrange tours at other locations if you inquire in advance.