Welcome to the Mountain Bike Tourism Association!

The MBTA is a unique non-profit organization committed to establishing mountain biking as a safe and sustainable tourism experience in Western Canada, perhaps the most scenic and challenging mountain biking destination on the planet! We work collaboratively with a network of businesses, bike clubs, communities, resorts, and government agencies to achieve our goal…

..to have Western Canada recognized for its world class sustainable trails and abundant mountain biking experiences that are supported by enthusiastic communities and resort operators offering high quality services.


New E-Mountain Bike Policy for BC

Electric bikes (e-bikes) have become increasingly popular in recent years as an alternative form of transportation and a new recreation activity. Recognizing this as an emerging use of Crown land, Recreation Sites and Trails BC has created a policy to clarify e-bike...

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New Publication: Working in a Good Way

The Outdoor Recreation Council of BC has released a publication for recreation groups that wish to work cooperatively with Indigenous communities in BC.  Authored by Patrick Lucas, founder of the Aboriginal Youth Mountain Bike Program, the guide offers insights into...

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MTB Tourism Symposium 2019

Dates: October 2 - 4, 2019   Location: Whistler, BC

Whistler hosts successful Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium” - Pique, Oct 10, 2019

Mountain biking’s winding road to sustainability” - Pique, Nov 10, 2019

The next symposium will be in 2021 - location TBA  signup for updates at mtbtourismsymposium.ca

2016 Sea to Sky Mountain Bike Economic Impact Study

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