Jackson Hole, WY – Everything from epic downhill techy and jumpy shuttle trails like Lithium, Jimmy's Mom and Fuzzy Bunny on Teton Pass, or Sticks and Stones and The Grand Traverse at Grand Targhee Bike Park to the smooth buttery flow trails at Jackson Hole Bike Park can be found in paradise just outside the boundaries of Grand Teton National Park. Author Kim Cross and photographer Jay Goodrich captured some of the area's awesomeness in this article that recently appeared in Bike Magazine.
Jackson Hole, WY – Mountain biking around Grand Targhee and Jackson Hole is featured in the May 2014 issue of BIKE Magazine with 15 pages of writing and photos that feature the greater Jackson Hole mountain bike scene. From the Jackson Hole Bike Park and Cache Creek Trails to the riding on Teton Pass and at Grand Targhee, the article captures the essence of the local riding. We picked up this great write up on the JHMR Blog where Patrick catches up with photographer Jay Goodrich about capturing the photography in the article.
Angel Fire, NM – Angel Fire Bike Park opens for the 2014 season on May 17 and the crew has been working hard to get things ready for summer. Along with a host of races, festivals and events planned for the summer, the resort recently released a sneak peek at what to expect this season. Look no further than MTBparks.com for the full run-down on everything that's happening at Angel Fire, the Best Bike Park in the Southwest.
Crested Butte, CO – The Evolution Bike Park has over 25 miles of downhill and cross country mountain bike trails, a skill zone, and numerous natural and man-made obstacles. Crested Butte is the past, present, and future of mountain biking.
Roxbury, NY — Plattekill Bike Park opens for the season on May 3rd, and in keeping with tradition, are offering a sneak peek on Sunday April 27, to riders who show up Saturday to help out with pre-season trail preparations.
Sechelt, BC – The Coast Gravity Park—the world's first crowd-funded, year-round bike park—in Sechelt, British Columbia, has announced an opening date of May 10. For 2014 the park will offer shuttle service to access its newly built trails. To provide you with the best experience possible, the Coast Gravity Park will have a limited number of seats available per day, so you'll want to book your trip soon and come enjoy the freshest trails out there!
Crested Butte, CO – Big Mountain Enduro recently announced the addition of the Crested Butte Ultra Enduro, the first 5-day backcountry enduro in North America. Riders will log over 20,000 feet of epic descending on some the the most amazing trails in the country. If you want to participate, you’ll need to be relatively self-supported and capable of navigating maps in remote areas.
Rocky Mountain Regional News – A new series has been announced to replace the Mountain States Cup, a decade long race series that came to an end in October, 2012. In its last season, the series featured five events in Colorado and New Mexico. The new Central States Cup announcement includes four stops for its first year; Crested Butte, CO, Telluride, CO, Taos, NM and Pajarito, NM.
Tehachapi, CA – One-hundred miles north of Los Angeles, rumors of lift-serviced mountain biking are swirling in the tiny town of Tehachapi, Calif. Nestled along Highway 58 between Mojave and Bakersfield, the 14,000-person town is already well-known among Southern California skaters and BMXers as being home to the Woodward Westaction-sports park, but downhillers may soon want to drop a pin here as well.
Snow Summit, CA – Winter at Snow Summit is grinding to a stop, and that's great news for moutain bikers ready to hit the trails for the summer gravity season. With anxious riders ready to start logging hot laps off the lift, and the recent announcement of Snow Summit's early season closure, there's no denying that riders will be stoked to hear about the resort's recent announcement.