Trail etiquette is arguably the most important mtb skill to have. Without it, people can get hurt, or at the very least, pissed, and trails can get damaged, or even shut down. Whether you’re new to the sport or have been at it for years, do us all a favor and look over the rules, tips, and best practices listed below.

Reno’s Tips on Trail Etiquette

In the following article, I will present an unofficial guide to mountain biking trail etiquette. I will admit that when I was younger, there were probably times when I needed an ‘etiquette lesson’ on the trail. In a couple of cases, I received an Instant Karma Etiquette Lesson and ended up looking and feeling like a giant tool. As I’ve gotten older, trail etiquette (or more specifically, the lack thereof), has become one of my biggest frustrations when mountain biking.

Reno’s Tips on Riding Near Horses

Equestrians get their own rules and they’re really pretty simple. Horses are herbivores and they think that everything wants to eat them. Because of that, they’re skittish and they don’t like big loud things that move quickly. Let's do our part to keep the rider, the horse and ourselves safe.

6 Things MTB Trail Builders Hate

Trail builders around the globe have spoken! And here are 6 things they really hate to see on any trail. Brush up on your trail etiquette with Christina from PinkBike, as she explains the do's and don'ts most requested by the trail building community.

IMBA’s Rules of the Trail

These guidelines for trail behavior are recognized around the world. IMBA developed the “Rules of the Trail” to promote responsible and courteous conduct on shared-use trails. Keep in mind that conventions for yielding and passing may vary, depending on regional traditions, traffic conditions and the intended use of the trail.