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Ride Like a Girl: Camps for Chicas who Shred

Ride like a girl at this fun filled mountain biking camp in Spain

Is your bike standing in the basement, sad and full of mud? Do you long for warmth and summer? Is your favourite bike park closed or do you just need a break from yet another rainy ride? Well, then pack your stuff and fly together with your best friends to Malaga for a week of Downhill or Enduro action at the “RideLlike A Girl”- Girls-camps. 

Alexandra Wohlgensinger gives us a quick overview about the girls only camps:

Spend an unforgettable time together with other bike-loving women, motivate each other, experience exciting terrain and challenges, and most importantly have a hell lot of fun! That’s the goal of the ‘Ride Like A girl’ women’s cycling weeks, happening for the first time this winter season at Switchbacks Holidays in Southern Spain.

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Four camps take place in the Downhill area around Malaga and the two Enduro-specific weeks are located in the beautiful area of Alpujarra in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. All this, without the air filled with testosterone and irritated boyfriends stressing you.

The tracks around Malaga are everything but bike park: they are all natural, and in the DH-location partly pimped with features like jumps, berms and drops. The terrain is suited to intermediate riding skills but you’ll get support, guidance, tips and tricks galore from the Alex, the Girl-Guide, and with the support of the rest of the group you’ll mater those challenges in no time. A week out there and your riding abilities will improve a lot!

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The ‘Ride Like a Girl’ Camps includes six-days of guided biking action, shuttle service and airport transfers, seven nights at the Switchbacks Bikemansion in Alhaurin de la Torre with pool, wifi, breakfast and dinner. The Enduro Chicas find their accommodation in one of the beautiful traditional whitewashed houses of the Alpujarras. All this for 600 Euro a week.

Ride Like a Girl Camps DH Camps: 13th – 20th December 2014, 10th – 17th January 2015, 7th – 14th March 2015 Enduro Camps: 17th – 24th January 2015, 24th – 31st January 2014. Cost: 600 euros per week

Nearest Airport: Malaga

More information and booking:  email Alex at [email protected]

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