International Yeti Tribe Gathering New Zealand In Photos
New Zealand is the destination atop most mountain biker’s bucket list making it a must-do location for the International Yeti Tribe Gathering.
Yeti freaks let loose on the land of the long white cloud
For the International Yeti Tribe Gathering’s third incarnation, it was the turn for the land of the long white cloud to take centre stage and host the 24 strong crew assembled for some two-wheeled action in the southern hemisphere summer. Meeting in Christchurch we shook off the jet lag with a spin in the Port Hills that ended with a dip in the Pacific before starting our 13-day adventure that would take us into the heart of the south Island, ending up in the mountain bike paradise of Queenstown.
The diversity of New Zealand’s landscapes runs parallel with the trails that flow through her hills and mountains, from the almost eery but ever enchanting beech woods, to the temperate rainforest of the Old Ghost Road, to the golden tufts of grass on Coronet Peak in Queenstown. New Zealand has a trail portfolio so great in depth and quality that few could touch. The fun didn’t stop after the bikes were downed for the day, refreshing swim spots, watching the sun rise and set from above the tree line and clouds, and having dinner with the oh so imposing Mt Cook hanging over.
Take in the full 13 days of Kiwi action and lifestyle that went down on the International Yeti Tribe Gathering:
Fancy joining in the fun? The International Yeti Tribe and Beti Tribe are heading for the Highlands of Scotland later this year for whisky-fuelled adventures, antics, and some of the finest singletrack around.
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