Mountain Biking

Mountain bikes neatly storedMountain biking is a fantastic and sustainable method of transportation for your students to experience some of the 80,000 acres of Haliburton Forest. Students have the opportunity to be guided on our trails through different mountain biking trips: one day or multi-day trips. There are over 300 km of trails maintained for the purpose of mountain biking just waiting for your students. Inform our staff of the experience level you wish to challenge your students with, and we will prepare the perfect route for them.

Your students may enjoy a bike ride to our Stocking Lake facility, which offers: high ropes, rock climbing, canoeing, hiking, and off-the-grid sustainable living. Create a unique and physical experience for your students to learn how to appreciate a sustainable lifestyle and build transferable leadership skills. Bikes and helmets, as well as an introduction to mountain biking, will be provided for all students. We invite your students to get outside and move on a mountain biking through our forest. 

For inquiries and pricing information please contact our facilitation staff at experiences@haliburtonforest.com.

Travelling sustainably on mountain bike through the forest

Expectations for Grade 11

Geographics: The Geographers Tool Kit
Human-Environment Interactions
SE.BKU4 – describe the role of geo-technologies in outdoor recreation

Science: Workplace
Human Impact on the Environment
SE.UBC1 - analyse interactions between the environment and human activities

Healthy Active Living Education
Physical Activity
SE.MS1 – demonstrate the development of movement skills in a variety of physical activities
SE.SR1 – apply the specific rules and guidelines for participation in recreational and sports activities, including team, group, dual, and individual activities
SE.SR2 – explain factors that affect performance and participation in recreational and sports activities
SE.SR3 – use ethical strategies and tactics to enhance their performance in specific situations and conditions

Active Living
SE.AP2 – demonstrate personal improvement in their performance of a variety of physical activities
SE.SP4 - describe strategies that will affect their choice of activities and encourage lifelong participation and enjoyment
SE.SP5 – demonstrate positive, responsible personal and social behaviour in physical activity settings
SE.SP6 – demonstrate leadership
SE.S1 – apply appropriate guidelines and procedures for safe participation in physical activities
SE.S2 – demonstrate behaviour that minimizes risk to themselves and others

Living Skills
SE.DM1 – describe their understanding of what constitutes healthy active living
SE.SM1 – describe the positive and negative effects of stresses that are part of daily life