Assessing Technical Trail Features for Mountain Biking: Examples from Four Countries

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Introduction Mountain biking is an outdoor activity with growing popularity internationally. Prior to mid-1980s it was largely a North American phenomenon, but since then mountain biking activities have emerged in most continents, mostly notable in Australia and Europe (Webber, 2007; Pickering, et al., 2010b). The continued increase in mountain biking participation is accompanied by diversifying riding styles, including trail riding, cross-country and freeriding. Each mountain biking style is associated with different set of management issues. This presentation focuses on the management concerns about one particular style of mountain biking – freeriding.
Original languageUnknown
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 7th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas.
EditorsMart Reimann, Kalev Sepp, Erkki Pärna, Reeda Tuula
Place of PublicationTallinn, Estonia
PublisherTallinn University
ISBN (Print)978-9949-29-162-5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

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