Mountain Biking

PDF of detailed itinerary for New Year MTB Holiday

New Year MTB Holiday 2017 / 18

Intermediate Level Cross Country (XC)

 

Bring in the New Year on a fabulous guided MTB holiday in the mountains of Andalucia.

By Day:

Ride trails in the Serrania de Ronda and unspoilt Natural Parks of western Andalucia. Enjoy warm winter sun and blue skies as you explore the diverse local landscapes - mountains, river valleys, forests, lakes and test your skills on some natural single track.  Our British Cycling qualified guides will take you into this unspoilt lanscape and help hone your MTB skills along the way.

 

 

By Night:

Relax in country boutique hotel "Molino del Puente" - a restored olive mill, located in the quiet countryside just outside Ronda. Dine each night in the hotel's excellent restaurant. Vsit the historic town of Ronda, perched upon a cliff-top above a 120m gorge, spanned by the famous stone bridge, "Puente Nuevo".

 

 

Highlights of this MTB holiday include:

  • Dramatic scenery, peaceful and remote trails, stunningly beautifulscenery
  • Varied mountain biking terrain - singletrack, undulating valley trails, high mountain passes, tachnical sections and thrilling descents
  • Locally based British Cycling guides with unrivalled knowledge of the area and the best trails; on-the-trail skills development to help improve your ability and confidence on the bike
  • New Year's Eve dinner and party

 

Dates

Wednesday 27 December 2017 – Wednesday 3 January 2018

 

Difficulty level - Intermediate 

Intermediate level mountain biking will require a reasonable amount of fitness on the bikes, along with a comptency in bike handling skills in sometimes technical trails. 

This week is ideal for mountain bikers who enjoy XC riding on natural trails in areas of outstanding natural beauty and want to improve their skills over the duration of a week

 

Pricing

€1160 per person based on 2 people sharing. Single Occupancy €1475. This trip will be limited to a small group to ensure a flexible and enjoyable holiday. ENQUIRE NOW

Price includes:

  • 7 nights' full board accommodation in boutique country hotel - Molino del Puente - breakfast and dinner in the hotel, lunch on the trail
  • 5 days of excellent guided mtb riding
  • Registered English guides, qualified by British Cycling
  • Hire of quality hardtail 29er mtb 
  • Vehicle support throughout the week
  • New Years’ Eve dinner and party
  • Flight transfers to Malaga airport* at the start and end of your holiday

* All airport transfers are from Malaga airport at a pre-arranged time – please contact us before booking your flights to confirm timings

Bikes: Included in your holiday price is the rental of one of our quality hardtail 29ers (click here for further details) - price includes hire of helmet and water bottle

Accommodation

This is a centre-based holiday, staying in a quality hotel in central Ronda, close to the town's many famous sights, its bars and restaurants.  Without the need to move on every day, you can unpack fully and not worry about re-packing dirty walking or cycling geareach day.  You will have time to get to know the town and its many charms. Standard accommodation is for 2 people in a double or twin room.  Solo travellers get a room of their own.

 

Holiday Schedule

PDF of detailed itinerary for New Year MTB Holiday

Day Description Distance Ascent
Dec 27 Malaga airport transfer n/a n/a
Dec 28 Grazalema Natural Park Grand Tour 41km 718m
Dec 29 El Burgo Double Descent 43km 1228m
Dec 30 Ruta de los Bandoleros 66km 886m
Dec 31 Mountains to the Mediterranean 39km 723m
Jan 1 New Years’ Day – Rest Day n/a n/a
Jan 2 Rio Guadiaro XL 44km 762m
Jan 3 Malaga airport transfer n/a n/a

Read more about this holiday and each day's riding here.

 

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