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17 Sep 2019
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Biking is one of the most popular activities for visitors and locals alike in Summit County – and it’s easy to know why. Cyclists can choose between a leisurely bike trail between each town or ascend 12,500 feet – or anything in between!

If you’re not interested in hauling your gear to Summit County or maybe just want to test out some new equipment, Pioneer Sports offers bike rentals and demos for the whole family. Pioneer Sports is continuously voted the best rental gear shop in Summit County and has locations in both Frisco and Silverthorne. Their knowledgeable staff will get you in and out of the store in just a few minutes, whether you’re planning to ride up the pass, crush it on the mountain, or simply take a cruise around town with the family.

Summit County is home to an excellent network of paved bike paths for all abilities and skill levels. Review the map of the area and information on the type of path, length, elevation gain and more. Read more about individual paths, including interesting sites along the way, rest areas, scenic overlooks and more. Perfect for the active family, the Vail Pass Shuttle is a popular way to spend a day touring Summit County on two wheels. Free with a full-day bike rental from Pioneer Sports, a shuttle drops you and your equipment off at the top of Vail Pass where you’ll be able to cruise the bike path 14 miles all the way into town, letting gravity do all the work for you. Reservations are recommended.

If fast and furious down the mountain is more your style, then Summit County won’t disappoint. All four resorts offer mountain biking trails plus more that criss-cross through Summit County’s public lands.

Copper Mountain’s scenic trails are perfect for beginner and intermediate mountain bikers. Take in the views and possibly spot some wildlife on this scenic course.

Whether you’re new to the sport or looking to improve your skills, the year-round fun at Breckenridge continues with miles of mountain biking trails. Choose your skill level just as you would on the snow - blue, green, or black - and enjoy the slopes without the snow!

Keystone Resort’s Bike Park offers over 55 miles of lift-serviced terrain, ranging from beginner to expert. The resort is professionally built and maintained with a focus on skill progression. Train yourself on their easy to follow routes or sign up for a class with Bike Academy.

Summer lift service does not offer bike haul at Arapahoe Basin and terrain is limited to some of the most expert mountain biking trails around. The climb up the mountain to 12,500 feet is enough proof that this terrain is not for beginners.

Had enough touring the county on two wheels? Head back to your River Ridge Rentals luxury vacation home and take in the scenic views and mountain wildlife from a more relaxing location – your private hot tub. Book your dream vacation today!