Ride In Peace Adventures

Mountain Bike Guided Tours in Aberdeenshire

Save 20% off Bespoke RIPA Deeside MTB Tours with Ride In Peace Adventures


Join Ride in Peace on one of their mountain bike guided rides. Enjoy the Royal Deeside stunning countryside as an introduction tour to the experiencing the best enduro trails in Aberdeenshire or try taking on a big mountain adventure into the Cairngorm National Park. 

Our guided rides take you on a breathtaking experience of the richness and diversity of fabulous of farmland and forests of the straths to the glens and hills heading up into the Munros. 

 Dess, Aboyne AB34 5BD, United Kingdom


Closed now for the winter season. Please refer to their website for the latest updates.

Northern Highlights Discounted Sightseeing Pass Offer:

20% Off Ride In Peace Adventures with a Northern Highlights Sightseeing Pass

20% off Bespoke RIPA Deeside MTB Tours

Ride In Peace Adventures offers the experience of riding Aberdeenshire finest trails by Mountain bike.

Based along the Royal Deeside corridor and nearby Donside and Cairngorm National Park (Specific location for starting and trails TBC with guests).

Let RIPA show you the very best of North East Scotland’s mountain bike tracks, trails and paths.

RIPA can provide peaceful mountain bike tours for all abilities, taking in the finest countryside scenery on a leisurely ride.

RIPA ride options are all tailored to your requirements, physical fitness and technical ability. 

(Bikes or bike hire/ rental NOT Included)

RIPA Guided rides 

Introduction to MTB in Aberdeenshire  (up to 4 hours) (Easy- Beginner friendly)  (£120 – £180)

  • Introduction to Ballater
  • Introduction to Glen Tanar
  • Introduction to Braemar

Big Mountain Adventures (4-6 hours) (Intermediate – Advanced) (£180 – £240)

  • Adventures from Glen Tanar
  • Adventures from Ballater
  • Adventures from Braemar

Hot Spot Tours  (up tp 4 hours) – (Intermediate – Advanced) (£120 – £180)

  • Hot Spot Ballater 
  • Hot Spot Pitfichie
  • Hot Spot Aboyne

Booking Fees are applicable.

Based between Ballater-Braemar or Ballater-Aboyne (Specific location for starting and trails TBC with guests).

RIPA GUIDED RIDE OPTIONS (all to be tailored to your requirements, physical fitness and technical ability)

All Guided Rides are age 16+.

Guided Rides all based on bringing your own bike or bike hire is available at an extra cost.

Fixed price on bike hire and equipment from cyclehighlands/Mike’s Wilkes  (10-14 days notice)

Ride numbers for 2 min – 8 max people (additional 9-16 people for special request 28 days notice) 

To get the most out of your day you need to be prepared for everything the trail or the weather may have in store for you. Your coach or guide will have some essential equipment and spares with him, but mostly it for safety and if you’re in a group he’s not going to be able to stop everything to fix your problem.

If you’re unsure about what to take or want more details about likely weather on your trip please discuss at the time of arranging your booking.

All bookings and payment of admission tickets need to be made in advance directly on the Ride in Peace Adventures website. The code supplied with your pass will need to be entered in the online booking with Ride in Peace Adventures.

Please note that booking fees are applicable on the Ride in Peace Adventures website. 

Please allow 5 days for booking.


Please note you cannot use The Northern Highlights Pass in conjunction with any other offer.

Awesome day with Chris and the most fantastic bikes. Exhilarated, scared witless and exhausted. Lots of fun and we’ll all be back. Thanks Chris for all your encouragement, top tips and for arranging great weather 😁

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