A world-class MTB spot,
whatever you want to call this place
Do you ever know his thing that hit you after half an hour of cycling? Just at the point when endorphines explodes on your body. This 100% natural drug, coming directly from your body, just for the pleasure of the activity.
Imagine this explosion come over while pedaling on the forest, finding one old village in the middle of nowhere or reaching a beautiful see point over the snowy summit of the Pyrenees. This can be only happiness.
That’s AINSA, the Zona Zero of MTB in Spain.
TALKING ABOUT THE TRAILS.
One singletrack network full of history
Ainsa got a place in the world scene of MTB after being two times home of the Enduro World Series. In both times 2018 and 2015 was the 7th round, just before the last one on Finale Ligure.
The history of Ainsa’s mountain bike trail centre began in 2005, when a local group start to recuperate some trails, for biking or trekking use. The entire area was very well preserved, with no many roads or fire roads being made. So, they found a huge amount of trails to recuperate. And still growing…
Later on, Spring 2011, a group of local business owners founded the trail centre itself. They named Zona Zero.
Nowadays Zona Zero has more than 50 defined routes, including more than 500 km of singletracks. All of them were the old footpath communicating villages, meadows, lands or the water sources of Sobrarbe, Ainsa’s shire.
That’s the reason why singletracks here are so natural. Those trails had been created by the passage of people, domestic or wild animal, in hundred, sometimes thousand of years.
As a result, you have a huge network for biking all year around. Find awesome sceneries, ride through the mountains and pass by old sometimes inhabited villages or even castles.
The endorfines will grow easily in your body.
THE TRAILS ITSELF.
Aínsa’s singletracks varies from rocky and technical in the sun exposed faces, to loamy and definitely more flowy in the northern faces. There the forest is much more frequent. Loose rocks aren’t rare, but there’s no really a hard-technical terrain.
Many of the uphills are on singletracks too. hat’s make Ainsa particularly special. Yes, they are not to stop and not to difficult. You will find yourself riding up really fun sections. Don’t worry if you don’t really like this fact. The best part will be on the downhill.
That’s make one amazing place to ride with ebikes too. We are working to have one round of the EWS-E for the incoming years, finger cross.
After a few minutes pedaling from the village, is not impossible been in the middle on a film scenario. One deserted village, a mountain view, cycling in a riverbed, a deep forest or a Badland desert. Feeling nowhere is a fact.