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Fat Bikes & Ski Bikes

Winter Adventure in Mountain Bike Capital USA™

Fat Bikes & Ski Bikes

Explore Mountain Bike Capital USA™ in Winter

If you are already missing biking season in Winter Park, have no fear, biking happens all year in Mountain Bike Capital USA! Check out Fat Biking and Ski Biking near Winter Park and you’ll get your two-wheel fix year-round.

Fat Biking

Winter Park is Mountain Bike Capital USA™ all year long! Winter fat biking is the latest way to play with two wheels on our snow-packed trails. There are literally hundreds of miles of trail options for you to ride, easily accessed from downtown.

Where to ride and Rent

View a full list of trails & terrain before selecting an outfitter to help guide you on your next fat biking adventure!

Beavers Sports Shop at the Best Western Hotel offers fat bike rentals for the huge trail system here in Winter Park. Trails are just a short ride from our shop, which is open every day from 8am to 6pm. Want to make sure you get a bike? Call 970.726.5988 to reserve yours today.

Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa rents bicycles equipped with enormous, fat tires that enable the rider to plow through the snow. For $45 you can test your winter riding skills on 20k of biking dedicated trails. Wear appropriate footwear, similar to what you'd wear snowshoeing, and dress in layers—you'll work up a sweat!

Visit Epic Mountain Sports to try out a fat bike and ride year round! Even on days when you can't take out your fat skies, you can hit the trail on a fat bike for a totally new & exciting fall/winter/spring experience.

Icebox Mountain Sports rents fat bikes that you can take to explore the hundreds of miles of famed Mountain Bike Capital USA™ trails in the Fraser Valley. It's recommended that you stick to the more hard-pack trails, especially if you're a beginner. When you rent the bike, the experienced staff can give you the low down on where to go. 

Snow Mountain Ranch - YMCA of the Rockies rents fat bikes from their Nordic Center. Bikes come in three different adult sizes. There are 10km of groomed trails that are exclusively for fat tire bikes throughout the Nordic Center.

Granby Ranch - If you are a speedy snow biker take your two wheels to the Granby Ranch Meltdown Series. New in 2017, Granby Ranch is having a 5 event on-snow bike race series! Head to GranbyRanch.com for more info!

Ski Biking

Winter Park Resort offers ski bike lessons, rentals, tours and night bikes for your winter enjoyment.

Ski Bike Lessons

Advanced reservations are highly recommended to guarantee service. Ski Bike lessons (Ages 13+) are offered daily at 9:30am and meet in front of West Portal Rentals at 9:15am. Sign up a lesson and rent a bike from the West Portal rental location 30 minutes prior to the meeting time.

Bring snowboard boots or winter boots for Lenzsport Full-Suspension foot peg bikes. Lesson participants receive a Lenzsport Type II Ski Bike photo license at completion. Ski Bikes are not permitted in Terrain Parks. Find pricing and reservation information at Winter Park Resort.

Ski Bike Rentals

Daily Ski Bike Rentals (Ages 13+) are available on a walk-in basis only at West Portal Rentals. Guest must provide a Winter Park Ski Bike photo license achieved in a lesson or proof of competency.

Rental Ski Bikes are Type II “Lenzport” Ski Bikes – similar to Downhill Mountain bikes with skis instead of wheels. Type II Ski Bikes are ridden standing up, motocross style. Please wear snowboard or other soft winter boot. Ski Bikes are not permitted in Terrain Parks. Find rental rates at West Portal Rentals.

Ski Bike Day Tours

Interested in a tour? Book one through Winter Park Resort. Meet your Ski Bike Guide at Winter Park Resort Rentals Village location for outfitting, then head to Sorensen Park for orientation on the use of the Type I Brentner/K2 “sit down style” Ski Bike, including chairlift loading and safety considerations.

Board the Gemini Express chairlift to the top of Discovery Park, and then your guide will lead you on a variety of ski bike trails including Discovery Park, Village Way and Parkway.

The tour group makes laps until about 4pm. Routes and chairlifts depend on group ability - Zephyr Express chair may be ridden only with advanced groups. Tours are offered morning and afternoon, by appointment only.

For more information and to book a tour, please contact Tour Center direct at 970.726.1616.

Night Bike Tours

Friday and Saturday nights from about  mid-December to late March, when the gondola operates for evening dinners at the Lodge at Sunspot, Night Bike Tours are available for two hours of night riding. It's the perfect activity to see the mountain in a whole different light.

Tours include a guide, ski bike rental, orientation, gondola lift access, helmet, headlight, glasses, and visibility vest. Night ski bikes are Type I, unless Type II license is shown ahead of time. Advance reservations are required for all skibike tours. For more information and to book, please contact Tour Center direct at 970.726.1616.

Now you see that biking in Mountain Bike Capital USA™️ isn’t just for dirt trails! If you find comfort on two wheels, you’ve got to try Fat Biking on the hundreds of miles of trails near Winter Park, Colorado. If you are looking for your next adrenaline rush, Ski Bikes are calling your name at Winter Park Resort! Hit the trails and the head to one of our favorite Happy Hour spots to tell your stories!

Granby Ranch Meltdown Race Series

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Ski Biking At Winter Park Resort

Ski Bike Lessons and Rentals