The ITRS team is offering the following services:


Level 1: ITRS Basics (online or in person)
✔︎ Better understanding of ITRS and philosophy behind it
✔︎ ½ day on-demand

Level 2: Interactive ITRS Training
✔︎ Builds on level 1
✔︎ 1 day exercise in field, discussion of difficult rating decisions

Level 3: Certified ITRS Trail Rater «CTR» Training
✔︎ Builds on level 2
✔︎ 2 day practical education to rate a trail as per the required certification standards using the ITRS rating APP

Level 3: CTR Exam
✔︎ 1 day practical exam in the field rating a complete route using the ITRS rating APP
✔︎ Exam leads to title «CTR», basis to operate under ITRS license

Level 4: ITRS Expert Training
✔︎ Training on how to run level 1-3 trainings
✔︎ Training on how to check trail ratings by CTRs and certify trails
✔︎ Training on how to certify destinations
✔︎ Basis to issue ITRS certificates under ITRS license

ITRS Trail Rater/Expert community management
✔︎ Annual online events
✔︎ Plus optional physical meetings
✔︎ Updating the CTRs and Experts


✔︎ Tool for CTRs to document certified trail ratings (rating data for trails will be recorded for review by ITRS Experts in order to issue ITRS Trail Certificates)
✔︎ Tool for bike guides to document their recce trips
✔︎ Map of all certified trails and routes as the highest quality trail map for bikers, with details about why a trail has a certain rating, e.g. because of sharp corners, or difficult jumps, etc.

ITRS Trail Database
✔︎ Database of all ITRS certified trails and routes
✔︎ Including all detailed and localized rating data for the four aspects of the ITRS
✔︎ As a basis for third party providers, e.g., commercial trail & tour platforms


ITRS Trail Certificate
✔︎ If a trail is rated by a certified trail rater using the ITRS rating APP, this trail gets the ITRS trail certificate
✔︎ Badge per trail including the date of the last rating

ITRS Destination Certificate
✔︎ Review of the trail rating data by an ITRS Expert
✔︎ Review of maintenance concept for the trails as per provided blueprint and recorded trail data
✔︎ Review of documentation of executed trail maintenance
✔︎ Review of signage concept for consistency with ITRS and required standards
✔︎ Review of online/offline material describing the offered infrastructure
✔︎ Requires a regular renewal
✔︎ Badge for the destination as a whole

✔︎ Advice on how to implement the ITRS in a destination including access to online training
✔︎ Advice on how to use the ITRS database
✔︎ Etc.

Details and pricing of the ITRS trainings can be found here

The APP for the level 3 training (CTR – Certified Trail Rater education) is currently being tested by a selection of CTRs.

Details and cost for the certificates will follow soon. Please subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date.
For booking and more details, please use our contact form.