MTB-trails and parks
Creating mountain bike trails in all their facets is our passion
It doesn’t matter if flow trail, natural single trail, or a downhill track suitable for competitions. We accompany our customers from the conception and planning in field, through the official process, to the construction of the trails.
A mountain bike trail is a special-designed track for mountain bikers. Mountain bike trails are characterized by a variety of difficulty levels and are often designed to take advantage of the natural environment and terrain in which they are located. Some trail types include single trails, flow trails, and downhill trails. Mountain bike trails can be used by beginners, up to experienced riders, and provide opportunities to improve technique and bike handling skills.
In some cases, mountain bike trails are designed to be used for racing and competition. It is essential that the trails are sustainably designed and minimize environmental damage. Further, it is high of importance that the trails are safe for all users.
Advantages of trails
MTB-trails offer various advantages, both to individuals and to municipalities and cities.
MTB-trails are a great way to get yourself involved with physical activities and enjoy nature.
The challenging circumstances on trails provide riders with the opportunity to improve their techniques and skillsets.
Mountainbiking on trails can be a way, to get rid of stress and to wind down.
Mountain bike trails often attract a community of people who share a common passion. This creates opportunities for social interaction and community building.
Mountain bike tourism can be of importance when it comes to economic factor and helping cities and communities to create income and jobs.
Mountain bike trails offer a challenging leisure activity that can be enjoyed both individually and in groups.
Emergence of a trail
The planning and implementation of mountain bike trails depend on various factors, such as location, target audience requirements, and legal regulations. The following points are considered when implementing an MTB trail.
The selection of the location is based on various factors such as accessibility, terrain, natural environment, and target audience.
2.Target audience analysis
It is important to define the target audience for the trail and adjust the difficulty levels accordingly.
3. Get permits
Depending on the location, various permits from local authorities and landowners may be required to plan and build the trail.
4.Traildesign and construction
The development of the trail should be adapted to the natural conditions of the location and take into account the abilities and needs of the targeted audience.
What maintenance effort does a trail require?
We accompany our clients from the beginning of the project to the successful completion and also take over the maintenance of the facilities in the following years. Depending on the extent of use, a thorough reshape is necessary every few years to maintain the quality of the trail. Certainly we offer this service!
Trail-building projects in the last years
History of Trails
Mountain bike trails became popular in the 1970s when the first mountain bikes were introduced to the market. The first trails were built illegally by mountain bike enthusiasts, but in the 1980s, communities and government agencies began to plan and build legal trails. The popularity of mountain bike trails continued to grow in the 1990s and 2000s, leading to the emergence of specialized mountain bike parks. Today, there are thousands of legal and official mountain bike trails around the world, providing a way to enjoy nature and stay physically active.