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Yosemite E-Biking offers unique e-bike tours in the majestic Sierra Nevada region for all skill levels. Read the story on Sierra News Online here.

Yosemite E-Biking Adventure Tours in the Heart of Sierra

Posted by: SNO Staff December 5, 2023 0 280 Views

MARIPOSA–Yosemite E-Biking, a pioneering adventure company founded by renowned climber and writer Chris Van Leuven, is thrilled to announce the launch of its unique e-bike tours in the majestic Sierra Nevada region. These tours offer an unparalleled opportunity to explore the breathtaking landscapes of Mariposa and Midpines in a way that is both eco-friendly and exhilarating.

Chris Van Leuven, the founder of Yosemite E-biking and a long-time Yosemite resident, combines his passion for adventure with his extensive knowledge of the area to create unforgettable experiences for outdoor enthusiasts.

E-Biking founder and owner Chris Van Leuven (in the green jacket).“Our e-bike tours are designed to bring people closer to the natural beauty of Yosemite — you can see into the park from our tours — while ensuring a minimal environmental footprint,” says Van Leuven. “We’re excited to offer a new way to experience the Sierra’s stunning vistas and hidden gems.”


All Skill Levels

The tours cater to a wide range of interests and skill levels, from leisurely rides through serene valleys to more challenging routes for the adventurous at heart. Each tour is led by Chris who share insights into the region’s rich history.

Adventure Tours

In addition to the standard tours, Yosemite E-biking also offers customized experiences, including sunrise and sunset rides, gold panning and rock climbing. These tours are not just about the ride; they’re about immersing oneself in the beauty of this area.

Responsible Tourism

Yosemite E-biking is committed to sustainability and promotes responsible tourism practices. The use of electric bikes allows for a quiet, non-intrusive way to explore, reducing the impact on wildlife and the environment.


The launch of Yosemite E-biking’s tours in 2022 comes at a time when more people are seeking safe, outdoor activities that offer both physical exercise and mental rejuvenation. “We believe that our e-bike tours provide the perfect blend of adventure and sustainability,” adds Van Leuven.

“We had more than a magnificent time doing this tour,” says Yosemite E-biking client Erik Nauta. “Chris is great to have as your tour guide. All was prepared at the smallest detail and he showed us some really great spots. After my holiday I could say that this was my best day of our trip and we really had some other highlights as well!”

Yosemite E-biking has 24 five-star reviews on Google.

For more information about Yosemite E-biking and to book a tour, visit or contact Chris Van Leuven at

About Yosemite E-biking

Founded by Chris Van Leuven, Yosemite E-biking offers innovative and eco-friendly electric bike tours in Mariposa and Midpines. With a focus on adventure, education, and sustainability, Yosemite E-biking aims to provide unique experiences that connect people with the natural beauty of the Sierra Nevada.


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