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PROGRAMMountain Biking Trips # 5

EQUIPMENT PROVIDED for all trips:
FULL SUSPENSION MOUNTAIN BIKE, helmet, gloves, knee and elbow pads,chest protector, Bike Top
PROVISIONS PROVIDED for all trips:
1 liter water , LUNCH at destination
WHAT TO WEAR:
Shorts and shirt, sport shoes, extra shirt and shorts Light rain coat in rainy season .
WHAT TO BRING:
plastic to protect camera etc. day pack ( we have one for you if you don't have one)



Fully guided climb up to Doi Pui National Park summit. From here after a long deserved lunch break at the Hmong village (1400m elev.) we descend by bike down to lake Huay Tung Thao.

TRIP DESCRIPTION HIKE UPHILL - RIDE DOWNHILL

2 day:
After trekking up Doi Pui Mnt. through the heart of Suthep National park,
we spend the night at the Hmong hill tribe village where our bikes are waiting for us
for the next day's Downhill ride to Lake Huay Tung Thao.
 

 

 

 

1 day:If you are in good shape and happen to be a good rider you can tackle
this challenge in a long 1 day .
After a long lunch break at the Mong Village (1400m elev.) we descent by bike down to Lake Hay Tung Thao.
 

When:

9:30 am-3:30 pm. All year rain or shine

Trip:

Suthep National Park

Location:

Mountain 5400 feet elevation , above Chiang Mai

Biking time:

Hiking: 3,5 hrs, 15 km - Biking: 3 hrs

Elevation change:

4000 feet (1300 m)

Riding Conditions:

50% uphill trekking, 50% downhill off road riding

Flora:

Lowland jungle, highland pine forest

Levels:

Beginner/Intermediate

Personal fitness:

Above average

Instructions:

Yes

 


A lengthy uphill ride along the lush northeast side of Suthep National Park brings us to the Hmong village to spend the night and ride down the following day to Lake Huay Tung Thao.

TRIP DESCRIPTION OFF ROAD 1 DAY UPHILL - 1 DAY DOWNHILL

Our 4 wheel drive transportation takes us to the north west end of Doi Pui Mountain From here we start our lengthy climb up to Doi Pui mtn. The gradual climb brings us to the divide where we drop deep into a highland jungle gully between two mountains. At 3200 feet elevation we notice the tropical forest emerging from the pine woods, with huge banana leaves and plenty of bamboo filtering the light.
Once at the bottom of the gully we begin a long and rewarding uphill back to 3800 feet, some ride, some walk, concentrating and preserving energy on the way to our summit.
We Continue to climbing the road up to the hill tribe village at the end of the forest trail
Once at the Mong village we enjoy a late lunch/early dinner under the watchfully eyes of the village kids. Here we spend the night and refresh our senses with the cool mountain air. The next morning after breakfast we prepare for an relaxing and scenic day riding down to Huay Tung Thao lake where a well deserved lunch awaits us.
 

When:

Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm. All year rain or shine

Trip:

Doi Pui to Maesa Valley

Location:

Mountain 5400 feet elevation, above Chiang Mai

Biking time:

Approx: 4 hrs, 35 km

Elevation change:

From 5400 feet (1600 m) down to 3200(1100 m) up to 4100 feet and down to 1200 feet (400 m)

Riding Conditions:

75% downhill, rarely used dirt road

Flora:

Pine forest, jungle, plantations

Levels:

Motivated beginners through experts

Personal fitness:

Good

Instructions:

Yes

 


After a rewarding day of riding to the top of Pakia Mnt. (1750m) with incredible views of the Chiang Dao Mountain range, we spend the night at the summit in comfort to descend the next day into Mae Taman Valley / Mae Taeng Valley.

TRIP DESCRIPTION OFF ROAD 1 DAY UPHILL - 1 DAY DOWNHILL

A short 1 hr drive takes us to the base of 5700 foot high Pakia mountain right next to the famous Doi Chiang Dao mountain range "The last tooth of the Himalayas". This well shaded uphill bike ride to Pakia Summit becomes more and more rewarding as we approach the top with its breath taking views of Doi Chiang Dao. We spend a peace full night in the cool air of Pakia mountain. The following day we cruise one of the many trails down the mountain depending your skill level. This is a truly remarkable experience and is reserved for the fit nature buff.

 

When:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Trip:

1 st day ride up to Pakia Summit . 2nd day descent to Mae Taeng Valley

Location:

Mountain 5700 feet elevation near Chiang Dao

Biking time:

uphill approx: 5 hrs, 25 km, DH approx: 3-4 hrs : 35 km-45km

Elevation change :

from 5700 feet (1700m) down to 1300 feet (450m)

Riding Conditions:

1 st day 90 % uphill and 2nd day 90% downhill, rarely used dirt road

Flora:

Pine forest, jungle, plantations

Levels:

intermediate through experts

Personal fitness :

above average

Instructions:

Yes (I hope not)

 

 

Posted by Aministrator | Updated : Monday, January 16, 2012 Time: 16:30:36 pm

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