IMBA Epic Rides

The International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) maintains a list of the “best of the best” mountain bike trails called the IMBA Epics. We’ve organized IMBA Epic trail listings here to help you find your ride.

Trail NameDifficultyLength (mi)RatingCity
Afan Forest Park Advanced 100.0 ***** Port Talbot
Bangtail Divide Intermediate 24.0 ***** Bozeman
Big Boulder Trail Expert 5.0 ***** Downieville
Big South Fork Intermediate 10.0 ***** Oneida
Black Canyon Trail Advanced 62.0 ***** Phoenix
Bootleg Canyon Advanced 35.0 ***** Boulder City
Buffalo Creek Intermediate 14.0 **** Pine
Bull / Jake Mountain Intermediate 30.0 **** Dahlonega
Colorado Trail: Waterton To South Platte (Colorado Trail) Advanced 34.0 ***** Littleton
Curt Gowdy State Park Intermediate 31.0 ***** Cheyenne
Ellicottville Epic Advanced 31.0 **** Ellicottville
Galena Lodge Trail System Intermediate 40.0 **** Ketchum
Gauley Headwaters Advanced 37.0 **** Slatyfork
Goodwater Trail Advanced 26.0 **** Georgetown
Grand Targhee Bike Park Intermediate 47.0 **** Alta
Heaphy Track Advanced 50.0 ***** Karamea
High Country Pathway Advanced 80.0 * Vanderbilt
Hurricane Cliffs 36.0 Hurricane
Johnson Pass Intermediate 24.0 **** Turnagain Pass
Kerr Scott Trails Intermediate 45.0 ***** Wilkesboro
Lake Ouachita Vista Trail Advanced 9.0 **** Mt. Ida
Laugavegur Route 55.0 Landmannalaugar
Maah Daah Hey Intermediate 100.0 **** Medora
Mid Mountain Intermediate 18.4 **** Park City
Mohican Intermediate 24.0 ***** Loudonville
Monarch Crest Trail Advanced 35.0 ***** Salida
Mount Buller MTB Complex 65.0 Mansfield
North Umpqua Intermediate 79.0 ***** Roseburg
Ouachita Trail Expert 137.0 **** Mt. Ida
Rattling Creek Advanced 20.0 ***** Lykens
Rock Lake (CAMBA: Namakagon Cluster) Intermediate 12.0 ***** Cable
Rossland's Seven Summit Ridge Trail Advanced 19.0 ***** Rossland
Rothrock State Forest Advanced 100.0 ***** State College
Sininen saavutus Trail 31.0 Hossa
Skyline Trail (Afan Forest Park) Intermediate 28.0 ***** Port Talbot
South Boundary (164) Advanced 22.0 ***** Taos
Spruce Knob Loop Advanced 15.0 ***** Harman
Surveyor's Ridge (44 Trail System) Advanced 20 ***** Mount Hood
Syllamo Trails Advanced 50.0 **** Mountain View
Tahoe Rim Trail Intermediate 165.0 **** Tahoe City
The Cannell Plunge Advanced 30.0 ***** Kernville
The Old Ghost Road Advanced 51.0 ***** Westport
The Southern Traverse Advanced 32.0 ***** Harrisonburg
Tsali Recreation Area Intermediate 30.0 **** Bryson City
Upper Buffalo Headwaters Trail System Intermediate 35.0 **** Boxley
Waldo Lake Intermediate 22.0 ***** Oakridge
Womble Advanced 37.0 ***** Mt. Ida

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