ANGEL FIRE, NM – First day of practice for the Angelfire GRT started early and everyone was eager to tackle the 2005 World Cup course. Though slightly smoothed out, the long rock gardens proved to be a challenge as far as keeping speed throughout. The OG road gaps looked to be intimidating, but it seemed no one wiped out there.
VERNON, NJ – Mountain Creek Bike Park says it will debut a new top-to-bottom beginner trail for the 2015 season. The focus of 'The Trail Crüe ' in sculpting Greenhorn has been "mellow and flowy lines, perfect for newcomers looking to build confidence and perfect the basics."
ASPEN, CO – Bike Snowmass bike park opens this Saturday, June 20, for the summer of 2015 and returns to the MTBparks Pass program with a free lift ticket and a free Budweiser draft at the Elk Camp restaurant.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – The Chile Challenge returns to Angel Fire Bike Park June 19 through 21. Now in its 26th incarnation, this year's Chile Challenge will also be the third stop of the Pro GRT. More than 300 racers are expected to compete on the 1,800 vertical feet of the revamped World Cup course on a mountain steeped in racing history—pun intended.
ALBION, ID – Pomerelle Mountain Resort will reduce the operating schedule for its bike park to seven days for 2015, Ken Stanley, a volunteer trail builder, told MTBparks.com. The resort will run its lifts for mountain bike trail access July 18, 19, 25, 26 and 31 August 1 and 2. According to Stanley, resort management cites the planned installation of a new chairlift over the summer as diverting resources and says it will reevaluate summer operations for the 2016 season at the end of summer.
CRESTED BUTTE, CO – Evolution Bike Park at Crested Butte Mountain Resort announced today that the free weekly Pinnacle Mountain Bike Race Series will return for 2015. Now in its 18th year, the race features downhill, cross-country and kids categories, and will run over five consecutive Wednesday evenings from July 1 through July 29.