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European Mountain Bike Marathon Champs

European Mountain Bike Marathon Champs

A report from Pure Mountains guide and co-founder, Tim Kirkus. “The European MTB Marathon Championships in France on 10 June 2023 was a priority A race for me this year. I trained well and, with two weeks to go until race day, I was really looking forward to the...

New: The best Sierra Nevada gravel tours

New: The best Sierra Nevada gravel tours

For 2023, we have added two new gravel trips to our programme: The Sierra Nevada Gravel Tour. This is a high-altitude, point to point circumnavigation of the Sierra Nevada with gravel bikes. Highlights include cresting the lunar landscape of the Veleta Pass at 3269...

Enduro Race Trip, March-April 2023

Enduro Race Trip, March-April 2023

Join us for two days of enduro preparation riding at Pure Mountains. Then race the Ojén enduro at the weekend! The race is organised by Endurama, who always put on a fantastic event with challenging, but fun, stages and a great post-race bar and get-together. The...

Mountain Biking Trip Support Vehicle Update

Mountain Biking Trip Support Vehicle Update

After many years of faithful service, the time has come to retire the iconic Land Rover Defender, that so many mountain bikers have relied upon. It has been a great vehicle, but has recently become too troublesome to be dependable, when dependability is what veichle...

Spring with Pure Mountains

Spring with Pure Mountains

Spring is coming. A new season is about to begin here at Pure Mountains and it’s our favourite time of the year. The winter is not particularly harsh here, but the seasonal change is startling and beautiful. The almonds are in blossom, with clouds of white and pink...

Merry Christmas! ¡Feliz Navidad! Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas! ¡Feliz Navidad! Happy Holidays!

The long-awaited return of international guests to Pure Mountains in southern Spain made for a brilliant and memorable autumn/fall season. It was lovely to ride with you all! Click here to enjoy a slideshow of some of our favourite moments of the season. Check out...

Scouting for new routes

Scouting for new routes

Here at Pure Mountains, whenever we have some free time, one of the things we love to do is to scout for new routes. There are several reasons why we are always on the lookout for new trails: It’s great to show returning clients the enormous variety of trails in the...

Travel in the time of coronavirus

Travel in the time of coronavirus

All of us here at Pure Mountains are very excited about welcoming back international guests. This is our current understanding of the COVID-related travel rules. Please carry out your own checks on the rules which apply to you. This useful, interactive page Travel...