Half-Day Scottsdale Mountain Bike Tour
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 REI. 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.
Tour Price Includes
- Standard 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
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.
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.
Sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, lip balm, medications, hat, etc.
Upgrades + Additions
Hotel/Residence Pick Up
$125 per group – inquire over the phone
Private Tour Upgrade Fee
$200 per group. No other parties may add to your tour. We can schedule private tours any day of the week.
- 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.
Tours, rentals, and add-ons may be subject to sales tax at the local rate.