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EXCEPTIONAL WINTER RIDING 75% -100% lift-assisted mountain biking Malaga, Spain.

Choose between a 75% lift-assisted enduro combined with fully shuttled days or a 100% DH holiday.
Open November to end April.


For info about our riding months May to October, please click the Summer Gravity Bubion side tab.

Malaga, Spain

Welcome to Switchbacks ENDURO DOWNHILL


We offer winter 100% gravity and 75% lift-assisted enduro mountain biking holidays in Malaga Southern Spain. Want to ride better/ faster? Free skills tuition.


Average descending for a long weekend 20,000 – 30,000 metres vertical. On average riders put in 4 months worth of descending in a long weekend.  Watch trail Mix video here!


No queues, no braking bumps, no fire roads and nothing groomed. Maximum 8 riders per van means fast uplift and minimal waiting time.

MTB-specific 7 bedroom/ 18 bed accommodation with huge workshop & pool.           

The trails

We have a selection of 45 Enduro & DH-specific tracks on a huge variety of surfaces: forested, sandy, rock gardens to bermed up jumps ranging between 3 and 30 mins in length. Tracks are suitable for both Enduro/ AM and DH bikes. DHers, we will shuttle you to the top or for Enduro riders, as close as our vans can access, and at the bottom be waiting to take you back up again. Maximum of 8 riders per van – uplifts will be fast and waiting time minimal.

To get the best out of the riding here in Malaga, we would however recommend you come on an Enduro bike to be able to ride all the excellent tracks which the vans can´t access. Climbs are easy on fireroads with the shortest only 15mins in duration.

NEW for 2016/17


Have a 6″ trail bike and like a bit of climbing? Like technical, fast flowing singletrack that will take you down to the beach for a beer? Hate the winter and mud and darkness? Want to get some winter fitness in the sun but also dont mind a perfect amount of shuttling in the van? Come and join us here in sunny Spain for our all new 75% lift-assist Enduro mtbing in Malaga. Week example: 3 or 4 days Enduro am/ shuttle afternoon combined with 2 fully shuttled days. Please read our Blog below for more details or contact us.

More than 10 years ago, Switchbacks DH discovered the secrets of the previously unknown tracks around Malaga and brought them to the world of mountain biking. Back then there were only 5 trails now we have more than 20.

There is a huge variety of trails in Malaga from fixed rock and switchbacks to sand and head sized loose rocks. One day you´ll be riding on tracks similar to Moab and the next day you´ll finish on the beach after a 1000m descent on sand! We have 10 different riding locations each with its own special surface that will test your bike and skills in different ways. Combine this with an average winter temperature of 16c – there is no better winter riding experience anywhere period.



Bike Hire

A collection of Enduro and DH Hire bikes.
2013 Med Nukeproof Pulse Comp DH bike.
Several enduro bikes with 160mm of travel.
Enduro bikes are DH spec’d – short stems, wide bars, chain devices, big brakes and tyres.

Check out our Bike Hire & Setup page for more info and specs.

Prices range from make and model – 50€ to 75€/ day or 295€ to 395€/ week

Contact us for sizes and availability.

" My first trip to Switchbacks DH was way back in 2008 when we were testing some prototype Boxxers. Chilled out, loose riding under the sun - bloody brilliant! Josh Bryceland "