We head to Europe for today’s Weekend Snapshot, recapping a trio of diverse trips, from a quick overnighter in Austria to an 80-day thru-ride of the European Divide Trail. See what three readers from our community were up to over the weekend and find a link to share your adventures here…

Today’s Weekend Snapshot showcases three more stunning shots from bikepacking trips submitted by our readers across the globe. This time, we’re highlighting images from Italy, Sweden, and Austria. Find a peek at this week’s submissions below, then scroll down to the bottom of this post to share yours!

Veneto, Italy

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By Olaf Stofferis

We encountered a lot of steep and long climbs while riding the Veneto Divide, especially on this day. I always hope that a long climb will result in a rewarding decent. After consecutively climbing 22 kilometers in the blazing Italian sun, we finally reached the top of Monte Grappa. The climb took us well over four hours to complete, so I stated that the way down had to be awesome. At the top, we enjoyed a panini and a beer and then started on our way down. This turned out to be one of the best experiences we ever had on a bike: a beautiful singletrack-heavy descent with trails seemingly leading into infinity and breathtaking views of the Dolomites in the distance. After reaching the bottom of the valley, we didn’t speak a word about the climb, like we forgot it ever happened.

Jokkmokk, Sweden

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By Joren Kruit (@jorenkruit)

I’m on the European Divide Trail now for 80 days, riding from Portugal to Norway. I took this photo on my birthday with a tripod and timer. Always a challenge! Especially with the fierce mosquitos in this area. I’m looking forward to the most northern part of Europe and to reach the Arctic Ocean.

Innsbruck, Austria

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By Marco Dullnig (@marcodullnig)

On our first overnighter, we were still figuring out how to manage all the stuff and fit everything on our full-suspension bikes. After a long a ride up and packs not fitting the way we wanted, the mountain welcomed us with a pretty cold night. But all the struggle led to a beautiful morning with a near-endless trail. We are hooked and can’t wait for future adventures!

Send Us Your Weekend Snapshot

We’ll be selecting three photos per week to feature in Weekend Snapshot. Send yours along for consideration, and if it’s selected, we’ll be in touch! Note: we prefer 3:2 ratio landscape oriented photos.

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