2 Day / 1 Night Backcountry Mountain Bike Tour

As pioneers of float plane accessed multi-day backcountry mountain biking, this trip is a glimpse into that world. Your adventure begins with a charter flight from Tyax Resort into the heart of the Chilcotin Mountains where endless and mind-blowing singletrack riding awaits. Catered to your goals and skill level, our guides will uncover the magic of  the Chilcotin as you travel through remote mountain passes, meadows rich with wild flowers and wildlife, shorelines of turquoise glacier fed alpine lakes, and vast expanses of rocky alpine terrain with signature rolling Chilcotin trails. And just when you’re too tired to go any further and your spirit is saturated with bliss, a backcountry camp/cabin awaits where full service and thoughtful meals, comfort and accommodation welcomes you.

Duration: 2 Days
Type of riding: Cross-country, some technical cross-country sections
Distance: ~50 kms
Daily Ride Time: 4-6 hours
Skill Level: Intermediate to Expert / Fitness – level 2 (more info)
Tour includes: Flight into Chilcotin Park – guide – trail lunch on day 1 and 2, Dinner on day 1, Breakfast on day 2 – 1 night accomodation at Spruce camp
Price: $475 per person or $750 w/flight start from Tyax Resort (based on 4 people)

Customize Your Trip

Here are a few added service offerings that can make your trip extra special! Please contact us to learn more about these custom opportunities.

Full Gear Support

Enjoy your multi-day adventure without the burden of a heavy pack. Let our team of horses transport 20lbs of your personal gear to camp daily, so you can arrive at camp with more energy and coveted fresh personal items waiting.

High-end Menu

Let us treat you to a top-notch dining experience while at Spruce camp. Imagine dinner plates rich with homemade bread, seafood satchel with saffron butter sauce or pan seared duck breast with a sweet and sour cherry sauce, lentils and vegetables, finished off with delightful Pumpkin cake with nutmeg whip cream and caramel sauce. Or perhaps breakfast plates filled with fresh fruit, muffins made that morning, eggs to order nestled in pan seared potatoes and crispy lengths of bacon and sausage.

Resort Nights

Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa rests on the shores of Tyaughton Lake on the border of the South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park. The Resort is our summer home base where our activity desk greets guests, and where our float plane docks. For those looking for a bit of luxury and indulgence, a night(s) at the resort before or after your adventure might be just what’s in order. Choose from amenities including full spa services, deluxe rooms, fine dining, lakeside recreation and bar service.

Door to Door Flight Service

We are happy to pick you up with our DeHavilland Beaver float plane from a destination near you, and fly you directly into the heart of the Chilcotin Mountains where the magic awaits. Return flights from locations such as Vancouver International Airport, Whistler, Seattle, Tofino… and many more, are available. Please visit our flight page for details.

Premium Performance Apparel

We have partnered with 7mesh apparel to provide our guides and guests with some of the world’s most specifically and thoughtfully designed mountain bike apparel. As a premium performance brand located in the Sea-to-Sky corridor we couldn’t think of a better partner to help elevate our guests experience when it comes to apparel comfort and performance. As a valued guest, we can help outfit you with the some of the best apparel for mountain biking available.

Find Your Ability

Beginner

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Advanced

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What our Guests have to say…

“Starting with the float plane delivery to Lorna Lake and through the second day where we finished back at Tyaughton Lake, the service provided my Dale and his team was first class. From the accommodations, to campsite meals, and the knowledgeable guides, it’s an experience that has to be on any outdoor fanatics wish list. Can’t wait to go back!”

- 2016

“Trip of a lifetime! I can’t wait until the day I can ride there all over again!”

- 2016