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Want to bike around the world in one day? Head to the South Thompson Shuswap.

The area’s thousands of kilometres of maintained trails touch wind through just about every ecosystem on the planet. Want soaring mountain paths with technical, fast descents? Pedal at Sun Peaks Resort. Want wide-open trails through an arid desert or golden grassland? See you in Kamloops. Would you rather weave through a lush forest filled with pristine lakes and flowing waterfalls? Hustle to Shuswap.

A day, weekend or week spent biking in the South Thompson Shuswap is an adventure through one of the most geographically diverse places on earth. Here are the 11 different environments you can bike through on the trails of this famous mountain biking destination.

Mid-Mountain Photo by @sunpeaksresort
Rich Grasslands Photo by @mntchica
Desert Photo by @riffstills
Alpine Photo by @riffstills
Boreal Forest Photo by @steveshannonphoto
Dry Grasslands Photo by @foresterafield
Freshwater Photo by @dylansherrard
Wetlands Photo by @mudinmytoes
Alpine Meadows Photo by @dylansherrard
Temperate Forest Photo by @kirk_holt_63
Tundra (for the daring) Photo by @beardofbeez

Want to bike through all 11 environments?

These links will help you make that dream come true. We'll see you on the trails soon.

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