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BackCountry Excursions, LLC - Day Tours

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Address: 42 Woodward Rd, Parsonsfield, ME 04047-6526
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+1 207-625-8189
09:00 - 17:00
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Specialized bed and breakfast and camping attraction for mountain bikers....

Specialized bed and breakfast and camping attraction for mountain bikers. Miles of trails, guided rides for all abilities, instruction and bike rentals. Peace and quiet with 24 miles of excellent trails that are fun and flowing "singletrack." Want to learn? This is the place. Want action & adventure? It's here too. Located near Portland, Maine in the foothills of the White Mountains on an 8800 acre preserve for mountain bikers of all abilities.

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Great Experience, but very different from my expectations

When I saw this deal on the Clymb.com, it was too good to pass up! I purchased the Float and Ride package, which includes 3 nights of accommodations camping, in the yurt, or in... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Regina B
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

When I saw this deal on the Clymb.com, it was too good to pass up! I purchased the Float and Ride package, which includes 3 nights of accommodations camping, in the yurt, or in the lodge, breakfast, and a couple of lunches. When I think about a "lodge," I think about a building, rustic or not, with small private rooms... More 

1 Thank Regina B
Portland, Maine
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Went with a friend for a day ride. My friend is newer to mountain biking and I have been riding for a few years. Cliff, Tyler, and Lynn were excellent hosts. We rode parts of the thirty miles of very thoughtfully designed single track in the morning for about 2 to 2 1/2hours. Lots of good ups, downs, just the... More 

Thank MaineGlobeTrotters
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

this was exactly what i was looking for as a weekend getaway. the lodge is a but rustic but eco-friendly and more than sufficient...the meals provided were healthy and hardy...but most importantly, the biking was amazing. cliff and company have hand made miles of trails that cover a wide range of difficulty. i had very minimal mountain biking experience, but... More 

Thank Deanna B
Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

This experience is not a leisurely ride in the country. Cliff is passionate about mountain biking and his organic, energy-efficient, sustainable life style. Cliff wants novices, like me, to appreciate the sport and enjoy the total experience of the weekend. He is attuned to your ability, but expects you to want to get better at mountain biking so you can... More 

Thank Chuck B
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

This was a remarkable experience!! Cliff is the owner of Back Country Excursions. I signed up for the 3 day weekend package, arriving Thursday evening and staying through Sunday late morning. We had about 10 riders in our group whose riding skills varied from quite good to inexperienced. Cliff (and Tyler, the junior guide) assigned each person a mountain bike... More 

2 Thank I M
Millis, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013

I just want to thanks to Cliff and his team on an incredible MTB adventure weekend. My son (10) and I had a great time, Cliff and his staff was exceptional guides and enables us and the group to explore and enjoy this amazing place. I had an amazing time with my son who was one of his youngest riders... More 

3 Thank Stephen P
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Lets start with the good: The trails are generally good The bikes we rented were nice (full suspension) and in pretty good condition The yurt was cool and about 95% waterproof The wood fired hot tub was awesome Cliff is in really good shape for his age (early sixties) And now the bad: Cliff wasn't very professional or courteous; not... More 

4 Thank John s
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Reviewed 13 August 2013

My buddy and I found the trip on theClymb.com. We had no idea what to expect and in no way are we experts at mountain biking. We arrived and were greeted by a friend staff (who ended up being our tour guides). The accommodations are shared but we had our own sleeping area. We were fed 3 great meals a... More 

1 Thank Rdsage
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Reviewed 9 July 2010

I've just returned from three days mountain biking with Cliff of BackCountry Excursions in Parsonsfield, Maine. Cliff has designed and built over 26 miles of trails outside his front door. There are trails for all levels and Cliff tailors the tour based on fitness, experience and ability of the rider. There are sweeping trails for the speed freaks, see-saws for... More 

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