Biking Safety Information

Be sure to know the risks and be prepared for anything, Sky WIld Bike Park trails can be rough, demanding and challenging for bike and biker.

Attention Riders

Biking at Sky Wild bike park is done and performed under each bikers own responsibility. The lift and the trails are all done on your own and it is NOT A GUIDED tour as others on the property of Costa Rica Sky Adventures.

Injuries are a common and expected part of mountain-biking. So we strongly suggest that full face helmets, gloves, biking armor and a full suspension bike be used in the Bike Park. We have this equipment available for rent, if you cannot provide your own. More demanding, advanced level and challenging terrain and trails should not be attempted unless the rider has the appropriate skills, experience and equipment to effectively perform such trail sections.

We would like to remind people to carry a mobile phone and have a local emergency contact available. We also recommend that you do not ride alone in the Bike Park.

BIKE PARK PATROL FOR EMERGENCIES AND ASSISTANCE: 2479-1478

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Trail Difficulty

Easy Trails

Terrain: Smooth and mostly regular surface with moderate slopes. Mostly firm and stable. Easy to ride on with a few or nule technical sections. It has some minor obstacles such as bridges, steps, roots rocks and sharp turns.

Suitable for: People who have practiced common mountain biking, with good health and physical condition.

Trail width: Wide single track. Shoulder width or greater.

Intermediate Trails

Terrain: Challenging routes, with variable low-traction surface. Possible sections of loose terrain with obstacles such as bridges, drops, low ramps, sharp turns and roots. It has some technical sections with nearby cliffs.

Suitable for: Experienced cyclists in mountain biking with good physical and athletic condition. accustomed to some technical ascents and descents.

Trail width: Handlebar width or greater.

Advanced Trails

Terrain: Challenging and defiant routes, with variable low-traction surface. With inevitable obstacles such as bridges, moderate ramps, drops, sharp conrners and roots. Technical sections with cliffs near the trail.

Suitable for: Qualified cyclists, with good physical and athletic condition. With experience in sigle tracks and enduro.

Trail Width: Can be less than handlebar width.

Biker Information

Mountain Biker Responsibility Code

1. Ride in control and within your ability level. You must be able to avoid other people or objects.

2. Do not stop where you obstruct the main trail or where you are not visible from above.

3. As you proceed downhill or overtake another person you must avoid the people below and beside you.

4. When entering a trail at any intersection or starting downhill, you must look uphill and yield to other riders.

5. Helmets are strictly required. Full-face helmets and protective gear are strongly recommended.

6. If you are involved in or witness a collision or accident, you must remain at the scene and identify yourself to the Bike Patrol.

7. Keep off all closed trails and closed areas. keep off Sky Walk hanging bridges. Observe and obey all signs and warnings.

8. Do not cut switchbacks. Stay at all times on the trails.

9. You must not use lifts and not ride on any trail if your ability is impaired through the use of drugs or alcohol.

10. Hiking in the bike park is not permitted.

11. Do not feed, provoke or approach wildlife.

12. You are responsible to check your bike and other equipment even if its provided by the company or a third party.

Mountain Bike Checklist

The trails of the Sky Wild bike Park are rough and demanding on both the bike and body. Before riding you should always inspect your equipment or have it checked by a qualified bike mechanic.

Ensure your helmet is the appropriate size, is in good shape, and properly adjusted.

2. Inspect the bikes frame for any cracks, damaged or dented areas.

3. Make sure you have the sufficient brake pad to effectively stop your brake while descending.

4. Front and rear axles shoud be tight.

5. Headset and stem must be secured with no looseness or play.

6. Check that your tires are in good condition with no tears, or cuts in the sidewall, and properly inflated.

7. Handle bar and handle grips must be tight and unable to spin. Seat and seatpost need to be fastened securely.

8. Ensure that your suspension is tuned properly and is set up for your body weight and riding ability.