Mountain Biking in Summit County

May 7, 2020 / / by: Brittany De Graaf

Breckenridge is known for its world-class biking. There are trails at all levels, so it is the perfect spot to take your very first ride or test your technical skills. You also have the option of heading out on your own with a bike rental or participating in a mountain-bike tour.

Rentals

We have a variety of bike rental companies in Breckenridge. All offer half-day, single-day, or multi-day bike rentals. Most have hardtail or full-suspension mountain-bike options. Here are a few of the local shops.

Avalanche Sports

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily

Rates:

  • Carbon full suspension: $80 for a single-day rental or $75 for a multi-day rental
  • Standard full suspension: $55 for a single-day rental or $50 for a multi-day rental

RMU

Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

Rates:

  • Full suspension: $85 for a full-day rental
  • Full suspension: $55 for a half-day rental
  • Full suspension: $35 Happy Hour 3-6 p.m.

Alpine Sports

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily

Rates:

  • Full suspension: $65 for a full-day rental (no half-day rental option)
  • Hardtail: $30 for a half-day rental or $40 for a full-day rental

Mountain Wave

Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

Rates:

  • Hardtail 29+: $40 for a half-day rental or $45 for a full-day or $42 per day for a multi-day rental

Bike Tours

If you aren’t sure of the trails and would like some assistance getting around, we recommend booking a mountain-bike tour. These will be tailored to your skill level and so you can be sure you are on trails that are appropriate for you. It is best for all riders on a tour to have around the same skill level.

Colorado Adventure Guides offers tours and skills labs for all levels of riders:

Bike rentals are not included in this price, so either bring your own or contact CAG for assistance finding a rental. Call 970-668-8900 to set up your tour.

Either option—biking on your own or taking a tour—will provide great memories and a new adventure!

Trails

Not sure where to take your bike out in Breckenridge? Try one of the recommended trails below. From beginner to moderate, we have you covered.

Beginner

Boreas Pass Road

  • Distance: 12.5 miles out and back
  • Elevation Gain: 1,120 feet
  • Rating: Green
  • Trail details

Sallie Barber Trail

  • Distance: 2.9 miles (5.8 miles out and back)
  • Elevation Gain: 387 feet
  • Rating: Green/Blue
  • Trail details

B&B Trail

  • Distance: 1.5 miles (three miles out and back)
  • Elevation Gain: 300 feet
  • Rating: Green
  • Trail details

Moderate Trails

Peaks Trail

  • Distance: 16.1 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 1,622 feet
  • Rating: Blue
  • Trail details

Flume Loop

  • Distance: 6.5 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 494 feet
  • Rating: Green/Blue
  • Trail details

Classic Breckenridge Route:

  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Elevation gain: 1,084 feet
  • Rating: Blue
  • Trail details

Breckenridge in the summer