Silver Mountain Bike Park, ID – The 2014 lift-access gravity riding season takes off Saturday, June 14, at Kellogg, Idaho's Silver Mountain Bike Park. The Bike Park crew checks in with a recap of what's happening this weekend, trail conditions and more...
Crested Butte, CO – The 2014 season gets underway on Saturday, June 14, as opening weekend arrives for Crested Butte Mountain Resort's Evolution Bike Park. Bike Park Manager Christian Robertson fills you in on new trails and trail conditions, plus the scoop on what's lined up for the summer in the video below.
June 12, 2014 – News from lift accessed bike parks near and far in this weekly roundup and podcast with Mountain Bike Radio's Ben Welnack and MTBparks.com founder Michelle Good. If you're looking for bike park news, opening dates, trail reports, information about upcoming events as well as a quick recap of what happened on the trails in the past week, it's all right here.
China Peak, CA – The VP EnduroFest series travels into the Sierra mountains for its second stop—the VP EnduroFest at China Peak Mountain Resort in Lakeshore, near Huntington Lake, June 20 & 22, 2014. According to race organizes, this event features a course that puts the “endure” into enduro, with three arduous transfer climbs, plus three technically demanding timed downhill stages on loose, rocky and dusty terrain.
Jackson Hole, WY – Saturday June 14th is opening day in the Jackson Hole Bike Park and we can’t wait to add bike park laps to our regular routine. Smooth, flowy trails with features for all ability levels are what makes the Bike Park so great. We got out recently to get reacquainted with the trails and check out what our Trail Crew has been up to. The most notable difference for opening day will be larger features on the Bandit Trail.
Canyons Bike Park, UT – Canyons Resort is pulling out all the stops to celebrate the 2014 bike park opening weekend. The park has partnered with Red Bull Media Friday and Saturday evenings to bring a Free screening of Brandon Semenuk’s movie Rad Company and Terry Adams BMX Flatland to the village.
Park City Mountain Resort, UT – Summer is here in Park City as the resort is the first in the area to fire things up for the season. The Town Lift opens up to mountain bikes today, with the Crescent Lift scheduled to open June 21, opening more than 70 miles of lift-accessed terrain on the town’s centralized resort. Three chairlifts will run through the summer, serving more than 70 miles of hiking and biking trails across the resort’s terrain.
Silver Star, BC – Silver Star Mountain Resort, located in Vernon, British Columbia, recently announced that it plans to add 25 kilometers of new cross country mountain bike trails this year, with more in the works for 2015. When complete, the expansion's estimated cost will equal more than $250,000 and will provide riders of all abilities a more diverse selection of trail options. Silver Star began its expansion in 2013 to introduce a new XC, all-mountain riding component to the resort.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – There’s a slight chill in the mid-May air and my lungs burn as I struggle to catch my breath at the top of Angel’s Plunge. It’s one of the newest trails on the mountain, and also one of the only ones requiring a bit of uphill effort once unloading from the Chile Express. The rocky doubletrack isn’t a very long climb, but at nearly 11,000 feet above sea level, the pounding echoing in my full-face begs to differ.
Whistler, BC – MTBparks.com is saddened to share this news about the accident on Friday, May 30, 2014 at Whistler Bike Park that resulted in the fatality of 40-year-old Matt Klee, from Hood River, OR. Matt was the President of the Hood River Area Trail Stewards group and helped create so many of the amazing trails in the area.