Mountain Biking


Based out of one of the Valley’s Best Bike Shops, Sturtevants, Sun Valley Mountain Guides (SVMG) SVMG offers mountain bike tours and instruction custom tailored to the skill and fitness level of your group.

Terrain choices can very from double track fire roads with flat to moderate grades great for families and beginners, to epic single track adventures with challenging climbs and adrenaline loaded descents for the more fit and adventurous.

Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of mountains, meadows, and streams while experiencing the joy and freedom of traveling through it on two wheels.  Choose from 3,5, or 8 hour tours.

Check out our MTB Ride Menu and BOOK ONLINE!

MTB Guided Tours (ride menu)
Price for 1 or 2 riders
Additional Rider (up to 6 per guide)
3 Hours $150$50 per add'l rider
5 Hours$250$75 per add'l rider
8 Hours (includes trailside lunch)$450$100 per add'l rider
MTB Instruction Options (details)
Price for 1 or 2 riders
Additional Rider (up to 4 per guide)
Learn to Ride (includes bike rental)$100$50 per add'l rider
Skills Progression$150$50 per add'l rider
Private Lessons$75/hr per rider

Guides: SVMG guides are avid cyclists with special safety certifications, expertise in mountain bike construction, and a desire to share their enthusiasm for our natural environment. Many of our MTB guides are PMBI certified.

Gear: Sturtevants offers a remarkable mountain bike rental and demo fleet and was recently recognized as a Top 100 Bike Shop in North America (Bicycle Retailer & Industry News 2011). Guide customers receive 30% OFF rentals for their ride!

Guests: Maximum 6 guests per guide for mountain biking trips. Pricing is for 2 people, additional riders may be added for a modest charge. Children must be 8 years old to accompany a parent on a guided trip. Unaccompanied children must be 12 years of age.

What’s included: Your guided trip includes transportation, a knowledgable local guide, water and/or other beverages. Lunch is complementary for full day (8 hr) trips and can be added to shorter trips for a nominal charge.  You are always welcome to bring your own snacks. (Guide gratuity is not included and very much appreciated!)

Where we meet: Guests meet their guide at Sturtevants – 340 N. Main Street in Ketchum, ID.



Sun Valley Mountain Guides operates under special use permits issued by the Ketchum Ranger District, Lost River Ranger District, Sawtooth National Recreation Area, the United States Bureau of Land Management, and the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Licensing Board.