KILLINGTON, VT – Vermont rings in the 2016 chairlift season on Friday, May 27, when Killington Bike Park officially opens. Check out Snowshoe Bike Park this summer and enjoy one day FREE and 50 percent off return visits with your MTBparks Pass!
ANGEL FIRE, NM – As soon as the snow starts melting, the Angel Fire Bike Park trail crew is out on the mountain getting the trails ready for summer. But what does it actually take to open the bike park? Episode One of the five-part series, Elements of a Trail Crew, dives into the struggle the crew faces against its most volatile element, water.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – Angel Fire Bike Park, the three-time rider-voted "Best in the Southwest," rolled out the brown carpet last Thursday for 2016's official season opener. A few inches of unexpected snow the day before meant tacky hero-dirt conditions as the skies cleared and the sun came out for the remainder of the weekend with more than 75 percent of trails open and in prime condition.
GRANBY, CO – Riding officially kicks off for the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, May 25, when Bike Granby Ranch fires up the chairlifts for 2016. Check out Bike Grandy Ranch this summer and enjoy one day FREE with your MTBparks Pass!
MTBparks.com announces the return of the MTBparks Pass for 2016 offering members free lift tickets, discounts and deals at many of North America's Best Bike Parks. With more than 35 resorts and partners confirmed so far—and more continually being added—the MTBparks Pass is the best value available in resort destination riding.
SNOWSHOE, WV – West Virginia rings in the summer season on May 27 when Snowshoe Bike Park fires up the chairlifts for 2016. Check out Snowshoe Bike Park this summer and enjoy one day FREE and 50% off all summer with your MTBparks Pass!
JACKSON, WY – Now in its third year, the MTBparks.com Riders’ Choice Awards survey carries with it an undeniable momentum, and for us, has become an official start to the summer riding season. This year, with increased participation and some surprising rankings, we found ourselves watching the top spots change constantly in the 11th hour as the final flood of votes poured in; it’s become our Super Bowl. And then on Super Tuesday, as we compiled the results while much of the country kicked off a heated election season, we couldn’t help but draw parallels to our nation’s politics.
PALMERTON, PA – Downhill mountain biking kicks off Saturday, May 7, for the Blue Mountain Bike Park in Pennsylvania. Blue boasts more than 21 trails with even more on tap for the 2016 season. MTBparks Pass Members ride FREE at Blue Mountain in 2016!
CHARLEMONT, MA – Downhill mountain biking kicks off Saturday, April 30, for the newly crowned Beast of the Northeast when Thunder Mountain Bike Park fires up the lift for 2016 summer operations. With Gravity Logic at the helm, Berkshire East’s new bike park offers up singletrack smiles for miles with a mix of machine built flow, as well as its share of roots and rocks and dare we even say, East Coast loam.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – Downhill mountain biking kicks off Thursday, May 19*, for the Best of the Southwest when Angel Fire Bike Park fires up the lift for 2016 summer operations. Angel Fire boasts a summit elevation of nearly 11,000 feet just below a dormant volcano, offering a truly unique riding destination in Northern New Mexico.
WHISTLER, BC – When Whistler Mountain Bike Park announced its $345-million 'Renaissance' expansion plan last week, the fact that it would include 31 miles of new trails caught our attention, but details were vague at best. Whistler has now released the specifics of the first phase of a five-year plan, including the number of new trails and what they might look like.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – Angel Fire Bike Park has announced a new downhill race series for the 2016 season. 'Fire 5' will consist of—you guesssed it—five races over the course of the summer. Full details below. Angel Fire Bike Park opens May 12.
WHISTLER, BC – Whistler Mountain Bike Park announced an official 2016 opening day of Friday, May 20, the new Creek Zone following with a Saturday, June 18 opening and a list of upgrades expected to be completed for the season.