Hiking and mountain biking are extremely popular sports activities. Especially in mountain areas, they are the two main summertime leisure activities. Many natural habitats, however, have been affected by the frequent presence of large numbers of people; conflicts between different kinds of users have also arisen. This factsheet presents various planning tools for conflict prevention or resolution, and provides an overview of likely future challenges.
Source: Rupf R (2016) Outdoor Sports Infrastructure Planning – Hiking and Mountain Biking. Swiss Academies Factsheets 11 (6).