Technical Difficulty

Defined according to the riding skill level that you need for mastering the technical features of a trail

Always be prepared to face an unexpected obstacle, especially if you are outside a managed bike park, trail center or equivalent. So adjust your speed.

Trails are subject to environmental influences like erosion, growth of vegetation etc., and the actual difficulty of a trail may change over time.

In certain weather conditions the trails can be much harder to ride – the rating reflects the locally prevailing situation with respect to the trail being dry or wet.


Green is suitable for families with kids that are safely able to ride a bicycle.
No MTB specific experience required.
Required riding skills

No special skills are required other than being able to safely ride a bicycle.


If you have taken a beginners course or have already equivalent bike experience you should be able to
try blue trails.
Required riding skills

Correct body position and actively adapting it to the trail is required, as well as braking techniques on unpaved surfaces.

Basic cornering skills, good line choice and visual focus (knowing where to focus when looking ahead) are helpful.

Basic jumping skills will increase the fun.


You should have finished an advanced riding skills course or equivalent bike experience and you have automated all basic riding skills before
trying out red trails.
Required riding skills

Ability to constantly adapt your body position and confident brake control in steeper terrain and on varying trail surfaces is required.

Corners can become so narrow that accurate line choice and visual focus is needed.

Advanced and confident jumping and dropping skills are required.

Lifting the front and/or rear wheel will be helpful to overcome obstacles.


One or more expert riding skills courses and/or a lot of experience are required to try riding a black trail. Typically, you love to play with the challenges of the terrain.
Required riding skills

Constant and precise brake control are mandatory, as is the ability to quickly adapt your body position; excellent balance is a prerequisite.

Corners may be so tight that pivoting on the front wheel becomes necessary.

Jumps and drops can be much bigger and higher so expert skills and a very high level of confidence are required.

Obstacles may be so high that confident bunny hop and drop skills are helpful.


This level is for a few exceptional riders only and requires professional downhill, freeride, slope style and/or bike trial skills.
Required riding skills

Professional downhill, freeride, slope style and/or bike trial skills are absolutely necessary.