Bike and Ski Holidays in Sierra Nevada
Ever dreamed of a Bike and Ski Holiday ? Ski in the morning and ride your mountain bike down the best trails in Sierra Nevada the afternoon? Dream no more, Switchbacks has done it for you.
Switchbacks Bike and Ski holidays is a long weekend of combined skiing / boarding and Enduro singletrack mountain biking.
2.5 days of skiing AND 2 days mountain biking from Spain’s highest ski resort Prado Llano. and the quaint village of Bubion surrounded by some of the best singletrack in the world.
Why choose switchbacks ?
With more than 18 Years of experience in the Area, we’ll take you to the best trails the Area has to offer. From rocky single tracks to smooth downhill runs, there is dozens of trails to Explore.
The uphill are shuttle powered, which means you will go up 80% to 95% of the climb in one of our van. This allows you to enjoy a lot more downhill time. On an average mountain biking day in Sierra Nevada with Switchbacks you will enjoy 3000m to 5000m of vertical descent. More than enough for you to enjoy some of the best Spanish trails and stunning views.
On top of this, you’ll get to experience the real Spanish tradition and culture. We will take you to the most local restaurants and have you try the best Tapas Andalusia has ever seen.
If you want to know more about the skiing, we invite you to click on this link in order to check out the resort’s page.
Don’t worry about your transfer to the resort or from Malaga airport, we take care of everything. We’ll pick you up and host you in our bed and breakfast. Then take you to the best places for lunch and make sure you enjoy a few Spanish beers at the end of the day.
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Arrival on a Thursday into Malaga airport; shuttle up to Sierra Nevada Ski Station at 2800ms.
Skis on – play on the slopes Thursday and Friday – lift passes are included in the package.
Ski Out/ Ski In – our base uniquely includes skiing out and in – after a hardy buffet breakfast your first run is straight from the door down to the resort some 500ms below. While at the end of the day jump on the Veleta chairlift up to 3300ms for a fantastic traversing descent back to our hotel.
The main event: Saturday am its up to 3400ms whereupon we will OFF-PISTE down the south face of the Sierra Nevadas – Spains highest mountain range.
Guided by expert fully qualified Spanish guides and a Switchbacks representative, there are a wide variety and level of runs to follow down the face coded from Blue to Black.
Mountain bike time – a 4×4 jeep will be waiting for you on the south face with all your mtbing kit, bike and lunch. Quick change then its singletrack descending from the snow all the way down to the beach for cold beers and dinner!
Shuttle back up to our 3-star hotel Enduro base in Bubion.
A truly unforgettable experience taking in as much as 75kms distance and 4000ms of vertical descent.
More singletracking in around our famous Enduro location in the quaint village of Bubion located at 1300ms.
Shuttle back to Malaga airport for flights home.
Swithcbacks BnB can supply you with EVERYTHING that you will require for the weekend:
- Skis, boots, helmets, accommodation, breakfast and dinner.
- Enduro MTB: 6” fully suspension mtb, and all kit minus helmets and shoes.
- 3-star hotel accommodation, breakfast and dinner.
You can simply jump on the plane with carry-on luggage and we’ll take care of the rest.
Or of course you can either fly with your bike or you skis or both.
What you need
Our base at Sierra Nevada Ski Station is the Albergue Universidad located at 2800ms. A very comfortable hotel/ hostal equipped with bar, restaurant, wifi, very warm and snug. You will require any and all regular skiing gear (base layers, jacket, out-shells, gloves etc) that you would use at any skiing destination.
You can choose the option of renting all other skiing gear from the hotel: boots, skis, helmet, googles.
- Bubion Enduro MTB you’ll need your cycling kit, shoes, helmet we can provide everything else including spares, tools, pumps etc.
- We have a wide variety of 6″ full suspension enduro bikes for hire.
- Insurance covering you for extreme activities including skiing and mtbing. SnowCard seems to be very popular with our customers.
- If a European Citizen then your EHIC will also be required.
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