MOUNTAIN BIKE – Voss Forest

Explore the Voss trails in the forest

A short and excellent adventure for your Voss visit. The tour is a two and a half hours on flowy singletracks trails and gravel pathways. Bømoen is renowned as one of the best outdoor recreation arenas in Voss and is a favourite sports area for many locals in summer and winter.

The great thing about this area is that all trails can offer alternative lines. Meaning most trails can be equally enjoyed by the seasoned rider or the beginner rider in fun and relaxed manner. There is plenty of time for stops and pictures.

This tour is ideal for anyone that wants to have fun and to get a new perspective of Norway on a mountain bike. The guides will reveal history facts from the area.

All of our rides are guided by friendly, knowledgeable local guides. Secret trails, out-of-the-way swimming holes, the good restaurants in town… they know it all!

This trip can be tailored to any ability level, from beginner to experienced.

The plush ride we got for you! 

This trip includes a high-end 2019 full suspension mountain bike from CUBE, click here for more info abut the bike.


If you don’t find a date you want don’t hesitate to contact us by email here.

We had a great time in the Mountains with a fast guide.
Perfect for us!!
Top of the line Equipment and Challenges for everyone on different levels.
Highly recommended.

Brynjar B. from Holand

TRAIL JOY

It was a real fun day, they took us thru amazing trails. We asked for an easy yet fun ride suitable for me and my wife. The bikes are top quality and in perfect condition. If you are looking for an enduro bike tour in Voss this is a perfect choice.
Voss is amazing!!

Andre Velez, from Colombia

TRIP DURATION

~ 2h 30m in total

ABILITY LEVEL
Ability level:  recommended for riders SKILL LEVEL above 2 and FITNESS LEVEL above 3. See the skills & fitness rating system down below.

FROM
May 08th until October 13th
Trip time: 10 am and  02:30pm daily
kr. 900 Adult (18+)
kr. 810 Youth – (13+)
Kr. 720 Child – (4 to 12 years old)
Family kr. 3240,00 = 2 adults + 2 youth/child

GUEST REQUIREMENTS
– Min age recommend 7 (with intermediate mountain bike experience and handling)
– Good physical health
– Please inform us of any medical conditions like asthma, epilepsy etc

WHAT’S INCLUDED
– Top quality equipment
– Mountain bike Enduro
– Full travel with 140mm suspension and 140mm shock.
– Helmet
– Gloves

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU
– Comfortable clothes to bike with
– Snack food to eat during the day (Nuts, fruits, bars, sanduiches for example)
– Drink to keep yourself hydrated
– Thermal underwear if cold
– Windstopper jacket
– Suncream
– Sunglasses with light color lenses for eye protection (if sunny)

MEETING POINT

Operational Base address: Evangervegen 14 – Postal code 5704  – Click here to get there via google maps.
Our operational base is an Outdoor Lounge Tent is located by the lakeside of Vangsvatnet in Voss. Only 100mts from the Train station  and the Central Bus station.

Show up 10 minutes before your scheduled time at our operational base


ITINERARY

The trip starts at our Headquarters by the lake in town and will be riding singletracks 700 meters after through green areas of Voss and by the local Vosso river through across out of town until we reach the Raundal river and then escape to the best singletracks through the green forest in the Bømoen area.

This is a large area and its possible to do loops on your favourite single track or be at all times on different track combinations will create a long fun ride.

There is a gravel pathway double track with 10km in the outskirts of the park which is perfect for kids, families and beginners that are not yet up for a single track ride.

Outdoor Norway Certified Guides tailor each trip to client’s abilities so that everyone can enjoy this beautiful area on a mountain bike.

Bømoen is a family friendly area ideal for cross-country skiing during winter and for walking, mountain biking and outdoor recreation during summer. It is partially located in an old military norwegian base, 3 km outside Voss town centre.

1- Check-in at our outdoor base at your trip schedule
2 – Gear up
3 – Quickly warm-up and bike check + adjusting
4 – Riding double tracks (single tracks optional) out of town
5 – Bømoen forest tour
6 – Biking back to our outdoor base.
7 – Gear out
8 – Help to water spray to clean the bikes
9 – Drink a cold one, Skål!


SKILL AND FITNESS RATING SYSTEM

We want ensure you will find your adventures appropriate to your ride experience, skill level and interest, is of utmost importance to us.

During the booking time we ask every Rider to review the SKILL AND FITNESS RATING SYSTEM below, to ensure we can offer the most appropriate cycling route so you’re confident to executing the set skill and fitness.

SKILL RATINGS :

SKILL LEVEL 1 – NEWBIE
You’ve never ridden a mountain bike before.

SKILL LEVEL 2 – BEGINNER
You have limited experience with off-road trail riding.

SKILL LEVEL 3 – NOVICE
You’re hooked on riding off-road and wide dirt trails (gravel trails or doubletrack), but still lack the skills and confidence to consistently ride terrain with roots, rocks, tight corners, tight trees and steeps. Singletrack – what is singletrack?

SKILL LEVEL 4 – STRONG NOVICE
Your dedication to mountain biking has led you to your first handful of rides on real singletrack. You enjoy the smooth mellow singletrack, although often the trees feel too tight, the climbs come too quick to shift and have you walking, and the obstacles have you a bit surprised as you did not even know people ride right over logs!

SKILL LEVEL 5 – INTERMEDIATE

TERRAIN

At a controlled speed and on mellow singletrack terrain, you are comfortable riding a variety of singletrack which may include tight trees, mud, loose rocks and sand.

OBSTACLES

You are comfortable and confident rolling over small obstacles (a couple inches high) like roots, rocks and small rollable drops (a couple inches high). You do not take your wheels off the ground.

SKILL LEVEL 6 – ADVANCED

TERRAIN

You are comfortable riding a variety of singletrack which may include tight trees, mud, loose rocks and sand and are comfortable doing so on aggressive terrain with little braking.

OBSTACLES

You can hop over obstacles such as small roots and rocks that less advanced riders may wheel lift over.   You are comfortable and confident with a front wheel lift and rear wheel lift to get up and over larger obstacles (up to 20cm) such as roots and rocks that are not rollable.

SKILL LEVEL 7 – EXPERT

TERRAIN

You are comfortable riding a variety of singletrack which may include tight trees, mud, loose rocks and sand and are comfortable doing so on aggressive terrain with little braking. You rarely, if ever, walk.

OBSTACLES

You often hop over obstacles such as roots and rocks that less advanced riders may wheel lift over.   Small drops are no issue for you and you are comfortable with having both wheels leave the ground.

BIKE PARK

If you have ridden a bike park, you are comfortable on all green, blue, black and double black trails.

FITNESS RATINGS

FITNESS LEVEL 1
You are a couch potato.
You cannot ride for more than half an hour on flat terrain at a time, and the thought of climbing on a bike is daunting.
You exercise less than 1 hour per week.

FITNESS LEVEL 2

You live a fairly sedentary life with little physical activity other than walking.
You can handle a 1 hour bike ride on flat terrain at a relaxed pace.
Small, short hills are challenging to climb, but are sometimes manageable.
You exercise on average 1 hour per week.

FITNESS LEVEL 3

You are capable of 2 hours of pedal time in a day at a relaxed pace, as long as there are several breaks.
You can handle one or two easy climbs of up to 150 vertical metres (330 ft.) total.
You exercise on average 2 hours per week (including riding a mountain bike).

FITNESS LEVEL 4

You are capable of riding at a moderate pace for an average of 2 hours of pedal time a day.
You are capable of climbing up to 200 vertical metres (650 ft.) in a day.
You exercise on average 3 hours per week.
Your exercise regime includes a combination of endurance training like riding a bike and strength training.

FITNESS LEVEL 5

You are capable of riding at a moderate pace for an average of 3 hours of pedal time a day.
You are confident climbing up to a total of 300 vertical metres (1,000 ft.) in a day.
You exercise on average 4 hours per week.
Your exercise regime includes a combination of endurance training like riding a bike and strength training or running.

FITNESS LEVEL 6

You are capable of riding at a moderate pace for an average of 4 hours of pedal time a day.
You can handle moderate climbs up to 750 vertical metres (2,450 ft) total in a day.
You exercise on average 6 hours per week.
Your exercise regime includes a combination of endurance training like riding a bike and strength training or running.