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Fat Biking in Stowe, Vermont

Fat Biking in Stowe

Fat Bikers, photo by MTBVTFat biking, a recent innovation in bicycle technology, is a fantastic way to get your bike fix during the winter.  With wider-than-normal tires, fat bikes cruise smoothly over snow and ice and are fun to ride any time of the year. Fat bikers are welcome on all the same multi-use town trails available to mountain bikers.

Courtesy tipCourtesy tip: In the winter, please be mindful of groomed XC ski tracks – and avoid them – no matter where you ride. 

Fat Bike Rentals

The following shops have fat bikes available for rent.  You may also bring your own fat bike to any of these locations for a tune-up.

Fat Bike Guides & Tours

Fat bike tours from Peace Pups Dogsledding Peace Pups Dogsledding offers fat bike tours during the winter, specifically designed to meet your needs. This means that you choose the technical level of the trail: beginner, intermediate, or expert, and you choose the length of the ride you want and a pace that you are comfortable with.

Fat bike tours are available any of the week, but please book in advance so they can plan accordingly. The cost is $100 per participant, which includes up to 4 hours of riding and lunch at a local eatery. Rentals and local pick-up/drop-off available. Mountain bike tours available during the summer/fall as well.

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Snow Biking with the Kids!

Downhill snow bike Looking for something a little different? Mud City Adventures is here to help! Send the kids or play as a family for a day of winter awesomeness.

Bust out the ski bikes and snow tubes, build fires and igloos, or find a view by snowshoe... at Mud City Adventures, FUN rules.

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Fat Bike Events

Überwintern (Das Fat Bike Festival)
January 9, 2016

Überwintern - Das Fat Bike RaceThis day of fat bike revelry, brought to you by Stowe Mountain Bike Club and MTBVT, features group rides, demos, the fat bike Überscramble XC race, and hearty brews around warm fires.  Please join us next winter for this entertaining event!


Stowe Derby Fat Bike RaceThe Stowe Derby
February 28, 2016

The Stowe Derby is one of the oldest and most unique ski and Fat Bike races in North America. The challenge is to race from the top of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak, to the historic village of Stowe... on ONE pair of skis! The ultimate test of a skiers ability. A fat bike race was added to mix in 2013, and has been seeing more participation ever year since!

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