Mountain Biking

7 Of The Gnarliest Mountain Bike Trails In The World

How many of these will you be adding to your bucket list?

With the snow finally melting away across the French Alps, this could be one to try this summer.

Towering ridge lines and hairpins bends before the hillside drops away at 45°. It can only be the Maritime Alps. Dirt Magazine’s James McKnight hits up this sketch goat ledge a few year ago. What did he think?

“I don’t know how to describe the trails up in the Higher Maritime,” says James, “but some of the words that come to mind are ‘inaccessible’, ‘slightly treacherous’, ‘technically demanding’ and ‘discreet'”. Hmmmm…


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