Cross Country Challenges
Cross country journeys have always been the heart and soul of Saddle Skedaddle mountain biking. Available throughout the UK, Europe and further afield, these are rewarding place-to-place tours that explore remote and spectacular wilderness, taking in the best trails on offer. Travelling by bike takes us away from the crowds and is the perfect way to soak up the real character of these amazing environments. As with all of our trips, this range caters to all levels of fitness, skill and MTB experience, all you have to do is pick the right journey for you!
There are many journeys to choose from ranging from popular UK classics such as the Sandstone Way and Highlands C2C, an epic bike ride through Spain known as the Ruta de la Plata, or for the really adventurous souls check out our off-the-beaten track tour, Wild Patagonia.
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A brilliant place to place mountain bike holiday in Italy, great fun for bikers of all ability from fit cyclists with some off-road experience to advanced riders looking for a relaxing holiday. The route alternates between dirt tracks, remote mountain roads, fun singletrack trails and quiet asphalt roads. With steep climbs and t... .. Read More
A classic slice of UK mountain biking that dives into the very heart of the Scottish Highlands on a series of ancient drove roads, loch-side routes, forest tracks and twisting singletrack. Over six days of riding the route takes us 235 miles from Loch Hourn on the west coast to Montrose on the east coast. This is a route tha... .. Read More
A great place to place / cross-country mountain bike journey in Portugal that follows remote trails and old Roman tracks all spliced together with rocky singletrack, as we traverse from south to north. Meandering along the border with Spain riding through fascinating ancient villages, each day offers a different selection of... .. Read More
Spanish mountain biking at its very best. We've been offering mountain bike holidays in Spain since 1996 and have an unrivalled knowledge of these legendary mountain biking trails. While somewhat known amongst walkers, The Picos de Europa remain one of mountain biking's best kept secrets. Remote trails wind their way through the... .. Read More
This superb mountain bike holiday in Morocco explores a land of big skies and stark mountain ranges. We explore a range of Morocco's fantastic trails including remote paths and dirt roads taking us from Marrakech to the Tichka Pass, the highest in the High Atlas, and then descending along the Draa Valley to the fringes of the Sa... .. Read More
This fantastic mountain bike holiday in Italy goes from north to south Sardinia. This is the ultimate place to place Sardinian mountain bike trip and is a dramatic ride through true wilderness. High rugged mountains, open plateaux, dense woods, waterfalls and streams all provide the scenery for what is a challenging yet rewardin... .. Read More
This mountain bike holiday in Morocco is a classic west-east traverse of the High Atlas Mountains on some of the worlds finest mountain trails. Suitable for those with mountain biking experience and a good level of fitness, this thrilling trip is perfect for those looking for a challenging adventure in Morocco. The High Atlas mo... .. Read More
A superb mountain bike holiday in Spain, surely the ultimate place to place mountain biking tour in Andalucia. With mountain biking in Southern Spain becoming ever more popular, this trip stands out from the crowd as a truly remote cross country journey. Getting away from the coast and into the mountains means we are unlikely to... .. Read More