The Shenandoah Valley and outdoor adventures go hand in hand – the amount of outside fun you can find here is nearly endless! From white water rafting to hiking and camping, this beautiful region of Virginia begs to be explored. One of the best ways to see the valley is a mountain bike ride with Shenandoah Mountain Touring! If two wheels and pedal power is your favorite mode of transportation, a tour through the scenic George Washington National Forest is the perfect option for you. Hit the trails with Shenandoah Mountain Touring, and you’ll be well on your way to outdoor fun.
Shenandoah Mountain Touring
No matter what your skill level is, there’s a tour for you. You don’t have to be pro at tackling wooded terrain or ascending steep inclines – just come ready for a fun time! Multi-day trips, road rides, and training races are all part of what the guides at Shenandoah Mountain Touring specialize in. Here’s a quick look at some of the tours they offer:
North River Gorge Shuttle
This tour is perfect for beginners! According to the company website, this tour is the easiest and takes riders on a fun trek between Lookout and Trimble Mountains.
Step things up with the Narrowback Mountain tour, which offers a mix of both trails and roads. Mountain Touring says this is a great introduction in the Harrisonburg area.
Reddish Knob Loop
This exciting tour takes riders to the top of Reddish Knob for an incredible view! The tour features plenty of singletrack trail and an overall challenging (but fun) ride.
Southern Traverse IMBA EPIC Tour
An all-day affair, the Southern Traverse IMBA EPIC Tour is a lengthy trip that includes a 17-mile portion of the Shenandoah Mountain Trail. It’s a long, fast and technical trail, perfect for experienced bikers!
Need more than just an afternoon on the trails? Check out Shenandoah Mountain’s multi-day tours. These tours include the Stokesville-Douthat-Stokesville three-day tour, the Virginia Mountain Bike Trail tour, three- and four-day training rides for the Shenandoah Mountain 100 Miler, and custom trips.
If mountain biking is your passion and not just an occasional activity, then you’ll want to check out Shenandoah Mountain Touring races. Annual races include the Iron Mountain 100K, Stoopid 50 Backcountry Ride, and the Shenandoah Mountain 100 mile race. These races aren’t for beginners or the faint of heart – only advanced riders should sign up!
Shenandoah Mountain Touring is located at 222 Campbell St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801. Tour details, photos, and race information (including registration and past results) can be on their website. To contact them, email email@example.com, or call (540) 434-2087.
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