Mountain Bike Trips

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Desert mountain biking is more than just Moab! Explore the Southwest on a guided mountain bike trip with AOA. Get to know the serpentine singletrack of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert, through-ride the legendary Black Canyon Trail, pedal along the edge of the Grand Canyon, and explore Utah’s southern trails including hoodoo heaven Thunder Mountain! AOA’s professional guides love to show off the best trails in their own backyard, see the Southwest through a local’s eyes. Don’t want to bring your bike? Rent a mountain bike from AOA take away the hassle of traveling with your own.

For more information about our trips call us at 866-455-1601.

See our tour calendar for trip dates.


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1/2 Day Mountain Bike Tour

Go on a guided half day mountain bike tour with AOA
Our guided 1/2 day mountain bike tours include a bike and take place at McDowell Mountain Regional Park or in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
Price: $140 pp
Duration: 2-3 hours
Season: Year-round

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3-Day Arizona Classic Mountain Bike Tour

Learn more about a 3-day guided mountain bike tour in the Sonoran Desert with AOA
Over 3 days, ride through classic Sonoran Desert singletrack, enjoy comfortable camping, fresh-cooked meals and local knowledge from your AOA mountain bike guide.
Price: $795 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Season: Spring, Fall, Winter
Accommodations: Basecamp style

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Grand Canyon & Arizona Trail Mountain Bike Tour

Over 4 days, ride along the Rainbow Rim Trail and the Arizona Trail, enjoy comfortable camping, fresh-cooked meals and local knowledge from your AOA mountain bike guide.
Price: $1195 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Season: Summer, Fall
Accommodations: Basecamp style

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Scottsdale & Sedona Winter Mountain Bike Tour

Learn more about a Scottsdale and Sedona Self-guided mountain bike tour lead by AOA
Explore the best of mountain biking in Arizona. Spend a few days riding Scottsdale’s trails then head to Sedona for half-day guided rides on grippy slick rock and red-dirt trails.
Price: $1,335 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 7 days, 6 nights
Season: Winter, Spring
Accommodations: Lodges/Hotels

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Tips for Planning a Mountain Biking Trip

Whether you’re on a long or short mountain bike ride, it’s important to always have the necessary gear to keep you safe and having fun. Here are the items you should carry on your mountain bike ride.

Clipping in isn’t for every mountain bike rider, and on this blog, we discuss the question, “To Clip or Not to Clip?”

Before you rent or ride a bike, you might want to know what size you are. Here’s a blog on finding out your best bike fit.


Partner with AOA

AOA is one of the foremost operators in the adventure travel industry, providing services to over 30 partner companies and countless private groups. We have deep experience working with:

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