Whistler, BC – Today is the day! Whistler Bike Park officially opens for the 2104 season. Over the last month, Whistler Mountain Bike Park Manager, Brian Finestone has had his army working hard in preparation for opening day. As it goes this time of the year in many corners of the continent, troops of trail builders were rallied and reported for duty.
The MTBparks Pass makes its debut for the 2014 season with access to an unprecedented collection of some of North America’s Best Bike Parks. The first of its kind, the MTBparks Pass gives you, the rider, an opportunity to plan your best gravity-fed mountain biking road trips ever.
Angel Fire, NM – When Angel Fire Bike Park was crowned the Best Bike Park in the Southwest from the 2013 Rider Choice Awards, its team made a pledge to make sure the park would be in tip top riding shape when the lift starts spinning on May 17th and they are taking that pledge seriously! The trail crew began to get things rolling towards the end of April when everyone arrived in full stoke, and 100% fired up to start getting the goods ready to share with you this summer despite some challenging weather...
Vernon, NJ – Mountain Creek Bike Park officially opened for the 2014 gravity biking season on May 3rd. Despite the fact that the park experienced one of the snowiest winters in New Jersey history, the crew was able to open 100% of Mountain Creek's trails on time, a testament to the park's commitment to offering a top notch downhill mountain biking experience.
Blue Mountain, PA – The Blue Mountain Bike Park's 2014 season officially kicks off on May 10th and to celebrate the beginning of downhill mountain biking season in PA, the park is offering lift tickets for just $25.
Whistler, BC – Mountain bikers with a taste for gravity riding have been awaiting the opening of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park since the last day tires touched dirt on the mountain in 2013. This year, Friday May 16 marks the opening day for Whistler Mountain Bike Park thanks to the hard work of an army of trail crew.
Jackson Hole, WY – The June 2014 issue of decline magazine hit the newsstands this week gives you an indepth look at the Evolution Bike Park in Crested Butte, Colorado. In this issue June 14', MTBparks.com catches up with Evolution Bike Park Manager, Christian Robertson, to learn more about what’s on tap for Crested Butte’s Evolution Bike Park, one of the MTBparks.com rider-voted Top Five Bike Parks in the Rocky Mountain Region.
Bryce, VA –The crew at Bryce Bike Park announced today, that due to ongoing maintenance of its chairlift, the Bryce Bike Park will not be open until May 17th, 2014. The Bike Park will open with many expanded features throughout the park.
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.