Explore Mountain Biking


Get out into the mountains and enjoy some real mountain biking. Our trips range in style from enduro, all-mountain, downhill, and cross country. The trails and roads throughout the county provide options for all levels, hardcore to leisurely. Explore more and make it memorable!


County Seat XC

Take farming roads and paths through the countryside outside of the county seat town. This route will lead you through villages and fields, by water and mountain and back to JianChuan town. Bring your camera and take pictures, or dare to “put no feet down.” Whatever your style, we can accommodate. This is Cross-country mountain biking in JianChuan, the way you like it.


You will be met at your guesthouse or hotel in Jianchuan old town, and proceed from there. We also can arrange for your trip from Shaxi. After an enjoyable day we will fill up on authentic Bai cuisine in a local home or farmhouse.

Ability: intermediate; Trail: dirt track; village road






Shaxi Highlands XC/Downhill

The mountains surrounding Shaxi provide some of the best biking in the region. These routes have been researched, ridden, and enjoyed by international mountain biking enthusiasts. Adventure Shaxi can tailor specific routes to fit your level and desire.

Shaxi Enduro

This is for the adventure nut! Get ready for some windsucking uphills and white-knuckle downhills. At 10,000 feet altitude, this is the highlands. With some singletrack, some mountain path, and limited dirt/gravel roads, this ride will test the limits.

JinHua Downhill

Shaxi isn’t the only place with exciting mountain bike adventures. This one is located in the county seat town. After a challenging climb –with some pushing, pedaling, and hiking, get set for a riveting 1900 ft descent that will take you right back into the town.