Ride the legendary singletrack mountain biking trails surrounding Sun Valley with an expert mountain bike guide.

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

Terrain choices for our guided mountain biking excursions can vary 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.

Guided Mountain Bike Trip Details

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 by Bicycle Retailer & Industry News. Guide customers receive 30% OFF rentals for their ride!

Guests: Maximum 5 guests per guide for mountain biking trips. Pricing is based on 1-2 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 10 years of age.

What’s included: Your guided trip includes transportation, a knowledgeable local guide, water and/or other beverages. Lunch is complimentary 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 Sturtevant’s Cycle Haus – 340 N. Main Street in Ketchum, ID.


Mountain Bike Skills Instruction

Learn how to properly handle your bike in our ‘Learn to Ride’ or ‘Skills Progression’ instructional curriculum in a fun and relaxed atmosphere with a qualified instructor.

Check out our MTB Trips and MTB Instruction options – then call 1-800-252-9534 OR email us to book a memorable day!

MTB Guided Tours & Instruction (MTB Trips)Price for 1 to 2 ridersEach Additional Rider (Max 5 riders)
Half Day Guided Trip (Up to 4 hours)$295$95 per add'l rider
Full Day Guided Trip (Up to 8 hours, Includes Lunch)$495$135 per add'l rider
Skills Instruction (Up to 3 hours)$225$65 per add'l rider

Licensed, Bonded, Insured

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.