Mountain Safety Council’s Backcountry Mountain Biking Guide


Want to explore New Zealand’s amazing backcountry on two wheels? Who doesn’t?

Before you pedal off check out this excellent guide from the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council​ for all you need to KNOW BEFORE YOU GO, from trip planning and what to take, to the skills you need on the track and how to keep properly fuelled.

It’s available to download for free here.

While you’re at it, you may want to hear what the MSC has to say about personal locator beacons, too.