The Jan/Feb 2014 issue of decline magazine hit the online media shelves recently. In this issue, MtbParks founder Michelle Good contributes an article highlighting the newest bike parks that popped up during the 2013 lift-served mountain biking season.
Sun Valley, ID – When the crew at Idaho's Sun Valley Resort decided to get serious about bringing legitimate downhill mountain biking to the community, they didn't mess around. Promising to deliver one of the biggest mountain bike parks in the country, Sun Valley broke ground last year, utilizing the expertise of IMBA, Gravity Logic, Alpine Bike Parks and Randy Spangler to get things rolling in the right direction. We caught up with Visit Sun Valley recently to check in on things, and here's the story as reported from their blog.
Park City, UT – Add Utah to the list of places riders can fine tune skills offered at Camp Woodward. Powdr Corp, the parent company of Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) announced the acquition of the Camp Woodward brand in July 2011. Now, after more than two years in the planning phase, they announced their plans to bring Woodward to the Park City, Utah community.
Heavenly Mountain Resort, CA/NV – November 20, 2013 – Heavenly Mountain Resort, near South Lake Tahoe wants to develop a lift-access mountain bike park as part of their new Epic Discovery. In addition to the bike park, Heavenly wants to add zipline and skycycle canopy tours, a ropes course, water activities, hiking trails, mountain excursion tours and nature interpretation.
Sechelt, BC – The Coastal Crew continues their quest to build the first year round lift access mountain bike park in North America. As epic film makers, we're stoked that they're documenting the progress along the way with some great "moments" from the trail.
Highland, NH – The 2013 Summer of shredding has finally come to a close. Highland Bike Park sent out this great thank you video to their riders, campers, pros, coaches, sponsors and friends celebrating another sweet year!
Northfield, NH – Highland Mountain Bike Park joins forces with online ebay seller The Pro's Closet to offer riders a unique opportunity to own some one of a kind mountain bike memorabilia through a charity auction that benefits Wing's for Life, a spinal cord injury research foundation.