Destination guide

Davos Klosters

Serene riding, a paradise of singletrack
1300 kmTrail network
1200 – 2628 mResort elevation – Highest trail point
6Bike friendly lifts
CHF 45Lift day pass
Ratings of signposted
routesRoutes under 30km, total length, difficulty
  • Easy
  • Advanced
  • Intermediate


Davos Klosters is renowned as the home of singletrack with 700km of serene routes and a huge trail network. There’s plenty of backcountry riding here, including a section of the annual Alps Epic mountain bike challenge. The local trail team take great care to blend trail features into the natural environment, earning the resort IMBA trail status. Trails stretch from the village of Filisur to the south up to Jenaz to the north. A well established destination, mountain bikers have been allowed on all hiking trails since the 1980’s. Unlike most resorts that use fireroads, climbs here are singletrack which also makes Davos Klosers a paradise for eBikers.

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The region boasts an exceptionally high proportion of singletrack, sections of which feature in the internationally acclaimed Alps Epic. It was also one of the venues for Danny MacAskill’s ‘Home of Trails’ video. Part of the secret of quality trails is the Davos Trail Crew, a team of full time riders who keep the trails to IMBA Epic Trail standard. The resort also offers an impressive selection of bike shops, rental options, guided rides, coaching days and tours.

At 1560m, Davos is the highest ‘city’ in Switzerland and links to four parallel valleys and the town’s nearby Bikepark. A 6km freeride trail with features including North Shore, wall rides, drops, jumps and tables can be found in the village of Klosters below at 1200m. In winter the resort offers fat biking with 4 descents from the Pischa ski lift. There are 47 mountain restaurants on the trail, the majority of which offer meals for vegans and vegetarians. There are also plenty of alternative family friendly outdoor activities.

All overnight guests receive a guest card offering discounts on public transport and a range of activities. Ask your hotel for details.
Skills areas
Bike Park Davos
Pump track
Bike Park Davos
Easy routesRoutes under 30km, total length, difficulty

Family & Easy Experience

Davos is an ideal destination for beginners and families with kids. There are 7 easy routes under 30km with gentle gradients, manageable for novices and young riders. The Davos Valley Tour, route 337 is particularly pleasant and runs along the valley with sections of forested singletrack. If you feel the need for some refreshment, stop off along the way at one of many mountain restaurants. Throughout the summer the resort offers bike camps for teens. 5 different shops rent children’s bikes and both the Bike Academy and Bunda Sport rent children’s trailers.

There are 5 different businesses offering lessons. The Bike Academy in Davos runs courses for all abilities and also hires bikes and ebikes. On fixed dates throughout the summer months the resort organises free training sessions in Davos on safe bike handling and riding techniques. Davos Bike Park also has a skills areas.
RoutesRoutes under 30km, total length, difficulty

Bike & Wellness Experience

Davos is the ideal destination for a bike and wellness retreat. Davos offers 15 routes under 30km. Great care has been taken to integrate the trails into the natural environment. After a long day in the saddle, look forward to a post ride dip at the lido in Lake Davos. Grab a beer, enjoy some beach volley or hire a SUP from the lake’s Surfcentre. For something altogether more natural, roll down the road for a swim in the secluded lake Schwarzsee.

In the centre of Davos, the Eau La La water complex has outdoor and indoor pools and a wellness area. An hour by train from Davos you can reach the thermal baths of Alvaneu. The baths have panoramic views over the surrounding mountains and boast Europe’s second largest sulphur springs. The baths include a steam bath, Finnish and bio sauna, bubble loungers and bubble pots, water massage jets, a relaxation room and garden. Sports massage and physiotherapy is also available.
Charging stations
eMTB rental shops
eMTB routesRoutes under 30km, total length, difficulty

eMTB Experience

Breeze the climbs or extend your ride, ebikes are a powerful tool opening up new riding options and are by far the best means to explore big mountains.

Unlike most resorts, Davos offers an incredible choice of singletrack routes, 9 of which are ebike friendly and under 30km. The majority of ebike routes are suitable for beginners and intermediate riders. There are many different valleys to explore each with restaurants to stop at along the way. Challenging high mountain routes are also an option for more experienced riders for example the Pischa route 645 is both epic and technically demanding.

For those looking to progress, there are 5 different businesses offering lessons. The Bike Academy in Davos runs courses for all abilities and also hires ebikes. On fixed dates throughout the summer months the resort organises free training sessions in Davos on safe bike handling and riding techniques. Davos Bike Park also has a skills areas.
Bike shops
Davos Tour Routes Infographic
XC routesRoutes under 30km, total length, difficulty

Trail & Tour Experience

With a trail network of 1300km, it’s not surprising that Davos is considered to be the ‘home of trails’. Davos area is surrounded by stunning singletrack routes and is renouned for the care that’s been taken by their full time trail team to integrate mountain biking into the natural environment. Plenty of routes here exceed 30km and the resort proposes a number of multi-day itineraries. If you are super fit and adventurous, the epic four day, four stage Panorama Ride (route 330) through the Dolomites of Graubünden covers an impressive 140km of singletrack and 5920m of ascent. Alternatively, sample a section of the infamous Alps Epic route, classified as an IMBA Epic Trail – choose from the 27km route from Rinerhorn or the 38km route from Jakobshorn. Or take your pick of routes under 30km and simply explore the valleys, stopping at mountain huts and restaurants along the way.
The flow trail in Klosters has 200 features including North Shore, wall rides, berms, drops, jumps and tables and Davos Bike Park has an impressive collection of dirt jumps.
Lift connected routesRoutes under 30km, total length, difficulty
Flow trailsRoutes under 30km, total length, difficulty

Enduro & Park Experience

For Enduro and Park riders, Davos offers an impressive variety of riding options with arguably the highest concentration of managed singletrack in Switzerland. A dedicated trail crew have been working the trails for 20 years. The resort’s route map gives you an idea just how big a job that’s been. Out of 1300km of trails, there are 15 routes under 30km (4 of which are lift connected) with terrain to suit all levels of skill and technical ability. Down in the village of Klosters there’s a cable car up to the Gotschna Freeride Piste. Modelled after Whistler’s A-Line, Gotschna is 6km of non-stop features (200 in total) including North Shore, wall rides, drops, jumps and tables. Not to be missed. For dirt jump fans, head down to Bike Park Davos. If you’re looking for a real challenge, try the Cablecar tour (Bahnentour), a 90km route with 5 cable cars and 10’414m of descent – doable in a day for fit riders.

Lift tickets

Lift tickets & trail maps available from the every lift station. All overnight guests receive a guest card offering discounts on public transport and a range of activities. Ask your hotel for details.

Bike rental

Bike shops in Davos offer a range of bikes for hire suited to the trails in this region. Bike Academy Davos is conveniently located at the train station. Bardill Sport has two shops, one in Davos and one in Klosters.

Schools & Guides

There are five bike schools and four bike shops offering tours and private guiding. Bike Academy in Davos runs courses for all abilities. On fixed dates throughout the summer months the resort organises free training sessions in Davos on safe bike handling and riding techniques.

MTB events

Swiss Epic
August 18-22, 2020
A five day stage race from Laax to Arosa to Davos.

Mondraker Enduro Team race
September 3-5, 2020
A three day enduro stage race, teams of 2-6 riders.

Bike shuttle

Buses have bike racks. RhB railway line runs from Klosters to Davos to Filisur. The resort offers discounts on public transport for overnight guests – ask your hotel for information about the Davos guest card. Private bike shuttle services are also available.

Trail resources


Davos is one of the most active resorts in Switzerland offering a range of outdoor leisure pursuits from water sports and beach volley to hiking, climbing and via ferrata. The resort organises a weekly programme of 70 different activities, free of charge as part of the Davos Guest card programme. Scheduled SUP sessions, introductions to wakeboarding, windsurfing, sailing, indoor climbing or paragliding are among the many activities on offer. Davos is also home to the HC Davos ice hockey team and Vaillant Arena and hosts the annual Spengler Cup. Hike the Silvretta Glacier Trail or enjoy spectacular scenery at the Via Ferrata Klettersteig Partnunblick in Saint Antönien.

Must try

Beer from BierVision Monstein, the highest brewery in Switzerland!

Apres bike

Chalet Velo, Bike Park Davos

Coffee & cake

KaffeeKlatsch Lounge, Klosters


Swimming pool





Via Ferrata

Family fun

Families in Davos are spoilt for choice. Bike Park Davos Färich hires bikes and skateboards and has a pumptrack, dirt jumps, two playgrounds and a children’s tree top rope course. The resort has 17 pram friendly hiking trails under two hours. Next to the village of Davos there’s a summer toboggan run and the nearby Lake Davos has a lido hosting a range of water sports for all ages. Davos has an extensive activitiy program including organised family hikes, bike fun for teens, water sports introductary lessons, pony riding, lama trekking and visits to farmers on the Alp.

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From the village of Klosters, the ski lift to the Madrisa-Land adventure park makes for a fun day out, with short hikes designed especially for families. Enjoy the views or hire a monster scooter! In Klosters the Arena Strandbad lido offers a children’s pool, climbing wall, beach volley and play area.

For climbing enthusiasts, the family Via Ferrata in Partnunblick in St Antonien, about an hour’s drive north is nothing short of spectacular.
July – October

MTB season


Mountain restaurants


BBQ areas

Bike wash

Bike shops

Getting there

Fly to Zurich airport and take the train straight to the resort or hire a car at the airport.
Nearest airport
Zurich Airport
Nearest railway station
Davos Dorf or Davos Platz

Where to stay

Choose from a curated selection of ride-in roll-out contemporary apartments and hotels.

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