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Fat Biking Another way to explore the mountain

Enjoy SilverStar's 15 kms of single and double track fat bike trails.

A fat bike is a bicycle with over-sized tires, typically 3.75” or wider, on wide rims. The frame of the bicycle has been modified to fit these wider tires and rims. They are designed to ride on soft unstable terrains like snow and sand. They were originally designed to ride/race on the snow in Alaska and for touring in the deserts of New Mexico. The history of fat-bikes begins in the late 1980s when regular bikes were modified to allow racers to compete in the Iditabike (later to become Iditasport) race in Alaska. 

There are more than 15 kms of fat bike trails open for riders and a fleet of rental bikes available.

Things to note

  • All riders must stay on designated fat-bike trails and are not permitted on any other trails. Please refer to the trail map and be respectful of other users.
  • All riders must have a visible & valid pass to ride fat bikes on permitted trails at all times.
  • Fat biking is included with the purchase of a valid alpine, xc-day ticket and/or season passes. Fat bike only tickets are available at on-mountain ticket outlets and need to be purchased before riding the trails.
  • Tires must be 3.75” or wider with a tire pressure less than 8 PSI – no exceptions.
  • Helmets are required at all times when riding on the trails.
  • Fat biking requires a firm surface and is not recommended in soft snow or melting snow conditions. In order to protect the trails for all users, fat-biking is not permitted above zero degrees Celsius.  Please check the latest trail conditions before setting out.
  • All riders are to observe all signage and practice trail courtesy.

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