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Vail Bike Rentals

Welcome to Vail, your headquarters for bike rentals and summer fun! Elevate your vacation! Ride Vail Mountain’s gondola to 10, 350 feet and enjoy the view.  Our professionally-maintained, full-suspension mountain bikes allow you to comfortably navigate down Vail Mountain’s world-class trails.

Vail Sports also offers Vail Pass Bike Tours! Get ready for the experience of a lifetime!!! Let Vail Sports guide you on an exhilarating tour you will never forget.  From Memorial Weekend through Labor Day, Vail Sports offers multiple bike tours daily on Vail Pass. Our CPR and 1st Aid certified guides will professionally escort you in our clean vans from Lionshead Village at 8,100 feet to the top of Vail Pass at 10,600 feet.  Customize your tour by choosing either a fully-guided or self-guided descent down Vail’s well-maintained bike path.  Our uniformed guides provide you with memorable information on the scenery, history, and insight only a local knows. All bike tours include bike rental, transportation, helmet, area map, water bottle and guide.

Rental services include:
- Convenient mountainside locations - Vail Village and Lionshead Village
- Professional staff
- Full suspension, comfort cruisers, and junior bikes (varies per location)
- FREE helmet with every rental

Locations and Hours:

Vail Sports – Arrabelle
675 Lionshead Place, Bldg D, Level 1
Vail, CO  81657
P: (970) 479-4415
9am-6pm daily 
Vail Sports – One Vail Place
244 Wall St.
Vail, CO 81657
P: (970) 479-0600
9am-6pm daily 
  Vail Sports Ritz Residences
  728 W Lionshead Circle
  Vail, CO 81657
  P: (970) 476-4615
  9am-5pm daily 

Bike Rental reservations can be purchased up to 2 days prior to arrival. To pick up your bike rental, bring your photo I.D. to the Vail rental location and sign a liability waiver. To obtain a full refund please cancel your bike rental reservation at least 24 hours prior to your arrival.

Questions about any of these products? Call: 970.SKI.VAIL(754-8245) 

Visit the Trail Status page for more information on mountain bike trail conditions.


Adult All Day Bike Haul 

Valid for a 1-Day Bike Haul. Includes a full day of unlimited lift rides and bike hauls.

$ 41

Senior/Military All Day Bike Haul (Senior is over 65)
Valid for a 1-Day Bike Haul. Includes a full day of unlimited lift rides and bike hauls.

$ 36 

Child All Day Bike Haul (Ages 5-12)
Valid for a 1-Day Bike Haul. Includes a full day of unlimited lift rides and bike hauls.

$ 23 

Adult Bike and Lunch

Valid for a 1-Day Bike Haul that includes $15 towards food at on-mountain restaurants.

$ 51 

Senior/Military Bike and Lunch(Senior is over 65)
Valid for a 1-Day Bike Haul that includes $15 towards food at on-mountain restaurants.

$ 46

Child Bike and Lunch
Valid for a 1-Day Bike Haul that includes $15 towards food at on-mountain restaurants.

$ 33 


FreeRide Local Bike Pass
The Free-Ride Local Pass provides unlimited bike hauls and riding at Vail plus 2 days each resort of Keystone, Park City, Northstar and Kirkwood.   *Passholder rate available.



FreeRide Pass
The Free-Ride Unlimited Pass is valid at Vail, Keystone, Park City, Northstar and Kirkwood for an entire season of unlimited lift rides.   *Passholder rate available. 



Adult Week-Long Bike Pass
Valid for 7 consecutive days of Vail Mountain biking summer access.


Child Week-Long Bike Pass
Valid for 7 consecutive days of Vail Mountain biking summer access.


Senior/Military Week-Long Bike Pass (Senior is over 65)
Valid for 7 consecutive days of Vail Mountain biking summer access.


The Summer Ticket Offices are located across from the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead and adjacent to Gondola One in Vail Village. Ticket offices open daily a half hour prior to lift operations.

Mountain bikers on Vail Mountain must fill out a Liability Form. Bikes must have two functioning hand brakes to board Gondolas. Child carriers and tow-behind child bikes not allowed up Gondolas. See full summer safety information page to ensure you have the best trip possible! 

Guided Mountain Bike Tours are a great way to explore the mountain and trails for those not comfortable finding your way down the mountain via the trail map.

Join an experienced guide for an exhilarating journey down Vail Mountain’s network of mountain bike trails. Rates are dependent on your needs - visit the ticket offices at the base of either Gondola One in Vail Village or the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead or call 970-SKI-VAIL (754-8245) to reserve.

A listing of trails for mountain biking in Vail, including the on-mountain trails that can be accessed by riding up the Gondolas and a selection of local trails for the more experienced mountain bikers.

On Mountain Trails served by the Gondola Bike Haul (view Summer Vail trail map)

Village Trail
Rating: Green
A two-way dirt road navigating the eastern side of Vail Mountain between Mid-Vail and Vail Village. Beautiful views of the town and Gore Range. 5.8 miles (9.3 km)

Lower Lucy's Loop
Rating: Green
Beginner bike trail between Mid-Vail and Eagle's Nest. 1.6 miles (2.5 km) round-trip

Cub's Way
Rating: Green 
Dirt road beginner option connecting Lion Down to Gitalong Road. 1.0 miles (1.6 km)

Gitalong Road
Rating: Green
A pleasant winding dirt road from Eagle's Nest or Mid-Vail to Vail Village. 5 miles (8 km)

South 6 
Rating: Blue
This single-track off Village Trail is an option for intermediate bikers - 0.75 miles (1.2 km)

Hank's Hideaway
Rating: Blue
A challenging, winding single-track through aspen groves with an option at the end to return to Vail Village (requires some climbing) or Lionshead. 2 miles (3.2 km)

Fred's Lunch
Rating: Blue
Classic single-track mixing tight, wooded sections with open meadows that leads from Mid-Vail to lower Gitalong Road, providing spectacular views. 2.2 miles (3.6 km)

Grand Traverse
Rating: Blue
Vail's signature single-track traverses the Back Bowls from Eagle's Nest, offering excellent views of Mt. of the Holy Cross. 4 miles (6.4 km) one-way.

Lion Down
Rating: Blue
Intermediate descending option from Eagle's Nest to Lionshead. This winding dirt road through aspen forests becomes single- and double-track at Gitalong Road. 6 miles (9.7 km)

Mid-Vail Escape 
Rating: Blue
Open single- and double-track that takes you from the top of Vail Mountain to Mid-Vail with spectacular views of the Gore Range. 2.2 miles (3.5km)

Freeride biking trails:

WARNING! Freeride bike trails are not for hiking and cross-country biking. Freeride bikes, equipment and pads are highly recommended for use on freeride-specific trails. These are not the same as cross-country trails. They are more technical and require the use of different equipment and skills.

Big Mamba
Rating: Blue
An exhilarating combination of flowing rollers and smooth switchbacks that will take you across open meadows, into dense pine forests, and through sunny aspen groves. 2.7 miles (4.3 km)

Radio Flyer
Rating: Blue
Dozens of banked turns and rollers wind from Eagle's Nest down through Vail's lodgepole pine forests. 1.7 miles (2.7 km)

Magic Forest
Rating: Black
Starting east of Eagle's Nest, this single-track winds its way through the woods with several drop-offs and challenging terrain features. 0.8 miles (1.3 km)

Mane Lane
Rating: Black
Challenging single-track with some technical elements and banked turns. 0.7 miles (1.1 km)

Onza Alley
Rating: Black
A difficult single-track with narrow, steep sections over roots and rocks. 0.5 miles (0.8 km)

Rating: Double Black
Steep, technical, and fast single-track with technical elements descending from Eagle's Nest. 1.3 miles (2.1 km)

Old 9 Line
Rating: Double Black
Extremely steep and technical with numerous drops and features, startling below Magic Forest. 0.4 miles (0.6 km)


Trails near Vail, not served by Gondolas or Ski Patrol

Along with excellent trails on Vail Mountain, mountain bike trails can be found elsewhere in the Vail Valley in the White River National Forest. These are not located on Vail Mountain and are not maintained by Vail. Here are a few popular trailheads within a short bike ride of Vail Village or Lionshead - for a full list and maps in the area, visit the Vail White River National Forest Mountain Bike Trails page

Vail Pass Bike Path - An easy, paved trail from Vail to top of Vail Pass

Buffehr Creek - A difficult trail across I-70 from Vail Mountain

Davos Hill Climb - Located in West Vail, Davos is a great workout and only moderately technical

North Trail Buffehr Creek to Red Sandstone - A popular section of the North Trail system across from Vail Mountain

Red Sandstone Road - A 10 mile dirt road leading to Piney Lake

Son of Middle Creek - A more difficult section of the popular North Trail system

 Experienced mountain biker? Check out the Vail Recreation District's mountain bike race series which runs throughout the summer on Wednesday nights on a variety of local trails, on mountain and off.

Looking to rent a bike while you are in Vail? Local shops can help you out with bikes, helmets, and accessories. Calling ahead is suggested to check availability, especially on weekends!

Vail Sports Locations:

Vail Sports (Arrabelle) - (970) 479-4415

Vail Sports (Vail 21) – 970-476-3600

Vail Sports (Ritz Carlton) - (970) 476-4615

Vail Sports (Vail Village) - (970) 479-0600

More Information:

Following your purchase you will receive an email confirming your transaction with instructions on how to pick up your Bike Rental.


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