Mountain bikers enjoying the view
©Anna Ribelova

Skibotn Stifestival - a single track eldorado

Keen to ride single tracks in raw surroundings by the Lyngenfjord? If so, make sure you attend Northern Norway’s largest trail riding festival. 

Between the 30th July - 2nd August 2020 you can have a high-speed experience on the shores of the Lyngenfjord. The single-track event Skibotn Stifestival offers guided rides, informal competitions, an outdoor hot tub and new biking friends!This popular annual festival attracts well over 100 people with the same burning interest in single track riding.

Exciting trail riding programme

Skibotn Stifestival offers a broad programme. Whether you are an experienced rider or a novice, you will find something to suit you! Join guided rides to Mannfjellaksla, Fugltind and from Bollmanns to Apaja. Book your ticket here.

Outdoor hot tub in the Midnight Sun

If this is not enough, each evening you can enjoy the Midnight Sun in the festival camp’s hot tub on the banks of the Skibotn River or relax in an authentic Finnish sauna. On the final evening, there is a party and prize giving ceremony at Broen pub. The festival is based at Strandbu Camping in Skibotn, where you can pitch a tent at the festival camp or hire one of the cabins. 

Popular single-track destination

Skibotn has become a popular destination for trail riders in Norway. As the Skibotn area has low precipitation and a dry climate, the season can start early. Skibotn in Lyngenfjord is renowned for its large network of single tracks that stretch all the way from the mountains to the sea. You can easily ride for a more then a weekend without retracing your tracks.