HOLIDAY HOURS Please note that during Wanderlust (June 5 - 7),
Labor Day and Memorial Day, special hours are in effect. Check ride.snowshoemtn.com for details.
2015 MTBPARKS PASS PERKS
• One FREE lift ticket
• 50% off return visits
Snowshoe Bike Park Overview
Snowshoe Bike Park is a two-time Top Five winner in the MTBparks.com Riders' Choice Best Bike Parks Awards for the Mid Atlantic/Southeast Region.
The Snowshoe Bike Park is nationally recognized as one of the best in the U.S. and offers one of the largest trail systems in the East. With nearly 40 trails and 1,500 vertical feet of descent, the park has something to offer everyone. Riders new to the sport will love our machine-groomed trails to build confidence!
The Snowshoe Bike Park has been offering lift-served gravity riding for quite some time now and has been able to build a network of nearly 40 downhill trails and 1,500 feet of vert that offer something for everyone. The gravity trails at Snowshoe cater to most styles of riding, from fast flowy runs to techy rocks and roots.
Riders new to the sport will love the park's newer machine-groomed trails, designed to help build confidence. Experienced mountain bikers will relish the expert terrain with berms, jump lines and man-made features. Best of all, the entire park is serviced by chairlifts and shuttles, so you'll never have to pedal back up the mountain.
NEW AT SNOWSHOE BIKE PARK
Snowshoe recently added a new family and beginner trail, the perfect introduction to downhill mountain biking for newbies as well as a fun warm up run for riders of all abilities. Easy Street is located in the northern tract area of the Basin, the new beginner trail features gently sloping terrain with moderate rollers and berms in addition to a few optional entry level skill features.
A new intermediate jump trail was constructed at Snowshoe last summer, and extends from West Ridge Road to the bottom of the Western Territory along the southern border of the Bike Park. Skyline is loaded with big flowy tables and monster berms, and will take your aerial skills up a few notches.
2015 EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
Snowshoe Epic Enduro | June 26 – 28
The Snowshoe Bike Park is hosting a brand new event this season, part of the West Virginia Enduro Series in partnership with the West Virginia Mountain Bike Association. The race will be an 8-stage, 2-day enduro event that will encompass all of our terrain including the Basin, Western Territory and surrounding XC trails.
The Snowshoe Wild Hare Pro GRT | July 24 – 26
USA Cycling National Pro GRT series returns to Snowshoe for a downhill race on the legendary Western Territory with 1,500 feet of vertical.
Chomolungma Challenge | August 15 – 16
A downhill endurance mountain bike event as big as Mount Everest. This race tests the mental and physical capability of every rider. Compete solo, duo, or as a team to complete 20 laps on the Western Territory, totaling 30,000 vertical feet.
Southeastern Gravity Series | September 25 – 27 Massanutten Resort, Bryce Bike Park, Beech Mountain Resort Bike Park and Snowshoe Bike Park are teaming up for a brand new downhill series. Tour the best parks in the Southeast earning points towards our September Gravity Championship at Snowshoe Mountain during our FreeFall Festival! Compete for the title of champion and for $20,000 in cash and prizes.
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With nearly 40 trails and 1,500 vertical feet of descent, the park has something to offer everyone. Riders new to the sport will love Snowshoe's machine-groomed trails to build confidence.
Experienced mountain bikers will relish expert terrain with berms, jump lines and man-made features. Best of all, the entire park is serviced by two highspeed quad lifts, so you'll never have to pedal back up the mountain.
SNOWSHOE, WV — The fourth round of the West Virginia Enduro series hosted by Snowshoe Bike Park took place June 27 - 28, 2015. After 38 miles of riding and eight stages of racing, Kevin Deal of Athens Bicycle and Susan Haywood of Stan's Notubes Elite Women's Team, came out victorious in the Pro fields.
SNOWSHOE, WV – Snowshoe Bike Park opens this Friday, May 22, for the summer of 2015. This two-time Top 5 winner in the Riders' Choice Awards for the Mid-Atlantic/Southeast returns to the MTBparks Pass program for 2015 with a free day and 50 percent off return visits.
SNOWSHOE, WV – Snowshoe Bike Park returns to the MTBparks Pass program for 2015 with one FREE day and 50% OFF return visits. In its second year, the MTBparks Pass gives riders free lift tickets, discounts and deals at some of the Best Bike Parks across North America. With more than 30 resorts and partners offering benefits—and more continually being added—the MTBparks Pass is the best value available in resort destination riding.
SNOWSHOE, WV — Snowshoe Bike Park recently announced its official opening day and 2015 schedule. Offering one of the largest trail systems in the East with nearly 40 trails and 1,500 vertical feet of descent, the park has something to offer everyone. Full schedule, trail map and details after the break.
SNOWSHOE, WV – Snowshoe Mountain recently updated its 2015 operating hours to extend Saturday and Sunday hours as well as open additional trails on Thursdays and Fridays. In order to balance maintenance and labor hours, the resort will no longer operate Monday through Wednesday, a time when the resort claims low rider numbers.
In what appears to be a misinterpretation of the changes, a petition earlier this week on Change.org asked Snowshoe Mountain to "Keep the Bike Park Open!" The petition, started by Levi Thornton of Spotsylvania, VA, a mountain biker and Chief Technology officer at Washington DC PR firm Seven Twenty Strategies, claims the resort was "...thinking about cutting the park's operation hours by almost half."
Snowshoe, WV – The Chomolungma Challenge – a downhill mountain bike race as big as Mount Everest. 20 laps and 30,000 feet of vertical downhill speed and bike handling finesse. The Chomolungma is not your everyday downhill race, nor is it quite an enduro race. It is, however, one you definitely want to add to your roster this summer.
Snowshoe, WV – Snowshoe Bike Park will get to showcase the great work its' trail crew (with the help of Gravity Logic and 402 Trails) has been up to recently when the 2014 Pro GRT tour makes its next stop this weekend (July10-13, 2014) at one of the top-rated Best Bike Parks in North America.
Snowshoe, WV – This past weekend Snowshoe Bike Park debuted its new blue jump trail to the public. The trail was designed by Gravity Logic, and built by the crew at 402 Trails. This new trail, dubbed "Skyline" is 3 miles long with over 50 jumps, tons of berms and a wooden bridge just for good measure.
Snowshoe, WV — Round 2 of the Snowshoe Series followed the four day weekend of the US Gravity Nationals putting some strain on those pennies that racers and teams watch ever-so closely. No matter, 141 riders would register for the race weekend at the “Southeast’s” favorite bike park in the West Virginia Mountains.
Snowshoe, WV — Snowshoe Resort in West Virginia has some exciting news for the upcoming 2012 summer downhill season! The kind staff at Snowshoe has been hard at work over this past so called winter and is offering up some great updates and changes to make your experience even better.