3. LAUGAVEGUR ROUTE: ICELAND
One of the most geographically interesting places in the world, Iceland’s a true adventure when it comes to riding destinations. The Laugavegur, a famous hut-to-hut trek, is a 55km ride through changing landscapes of hardened lava flow, desolate mountain passes and meandering river valleys. All with challenging weather conditions. Riding in Iceland is not for the faint of heart as it’s a true backcountry experience with limited support and services, but it’ll leave you with amazing life-long memories.
4. SEA-TO-SKY CORRIDOR: BC, CANADA
When it comes to mountain biking, the Sea-to-Sky corridor is home to some of the most famous trails in the entire world. Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton have extensive networks with something for every level of rider. Whether you want to warm up on Whistler’s Zappa Trail network, challenge yourself in Squamish on Somewhere Out There, or navigate Pemberton’s dry and rocky routes, it’s all at your fingertips in the Sea-to-Sky. To sample the best of the best, guided MEC mountain bike trips weave through BC’s crown jewel of trail riding.