Get-started mountain bike course

Get started course in mountain bike, 3 hours

At Fjälläventyr’s mountain bike course in Sälen you get the best tools and know-how to safely and securely enjoy singletrail riding on a mountain bike. We mix theory and practice and show you how to go around curves and over rocks and obstacles. We do it in small groups with experienced and inspiring instructors.

The course is suitable for adults of all ages, as well as adolescents in the company of adults. The aim of the course is making you feel safe on the singletracks of Sälen on your own and you will also receive tips on exercises to do yourself. Feel free to bring your own bike, if you need equipment/bike you can rent from us!

Basic mountain bike course, 6 hours

Taking the skills one step further and learning more specifically how to reach the next level. After the on- course test, we deepen the techniques of taking curves at speed, brake and gear, uphill and downhill, and how to safely maneuver the bike over rocks and obstacles. We mix theory and practice, review the functions of the bike and how to take care of the material so that it always works properly. We do it in small groups with experienced and inspiring instructors.

The aim of the course is to get the basic techniques of having fun while safely riding in terrain, both up and down and along technical forest paths. You will get inspiring tips on things you can practice to continue developing on your mountain bike.

Feel free to bring your own bike, if you need equipment/bike you can rent from us!

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Bike Guides

Ludwig Lind

Owner and CEO since 2002. Musher, Photographer, Guide, certified Wilderness First Responder

Born and raised in Sälen, from three generations of entrepreneurs in tourism and guiding. Started dogsledding at the age of eight and has been doing it ever since. "What I love about Fjälläventyr is how it connects nature, animals and likeminded adventurers. Trying something new keeps us young... and bold!"

+46 280 210 11
ludwig@fjallaventyr.com

Björn Olsson

Mountain guide / Bike Coach, Certified WFR, WRT Pro

Passionate musher and adventurer in winter turns avid mountain biker in summer, Björn has been on bikes since he could walk. Newfound love of packrafting and all forms of white water shenanigans.

+46 768 81 33 30
+46 280 210 11
bjorn@fjallaventyr.com

Emma Vallin

Mountain Guide

A musher since childhood, Emma's confidence gives a calm peacefulness to the dogs and guests on the mountain. As a bonus, she's a pro at operating heavy machinery.

+46 280 210 11
info@fjallaventyr.com

Anton Vöks

Mountain guide, Certified WRT Pro

Born and raised in Kopparberg and studied outdoors and adventure guide in Åre. Hiking, rafting, snow mobile, ski guide and now musher. Outdoors year around, dogs and not at least coffee

Axel Skotte

Mountain guide, Certified WRT Pro

The young buck on the mountain. Despite that, he has logged the most time spent in and just outside of a packraft. Dog loving ski phantom with a contagious calmness, and the best pancake chef on the river!

info@fjallaventyr.com

Q&A - get prepared

What do I need to bring?

Riding your on bike and have your own gear is optional. You can rent a bike and protection from us. A warm sweater or rain jacket is practical to keep warm when we stop for breaks. Helmet is mandatory on all tours, thin gloves and knee pads are recommended.

How do i dress?

Weather change fast in the mountains and it’s important to be prepared. Dress with layers and avoid cotton closest to your body. A warm sweater or rain jacket is practical to keep warm when we stop for breaks. Helmet is mandatory on all tours, thin gloves and knee pads are recommended.
For your feet – use sneakers with as flas sole as possible like Vans or Converse.

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE WEATHER IS BAD?

We adapt the riding to the conditions but we normally don’t cancel.

IS CHILDREN WELCOME?

We welcome youngsters from age 8-12 in the company of a parent

WHAT INSURANCES APPLY?

Mountain biking is done at your own risk, please look over your insurance cover before making the trip.

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