ALTA, WY – Summer music festivals are a beacon of the season, and lucky for us, some of the best happen to be at some of our favorite mountain resorts—like Grand Targhee—allowing you to just party down or ride with a soundtrack. Even as the days get shorter, there's still a few chances left to rock and ride. The 28th Annual Targhee Bluegrass Festival returns August 7 through 9.
WHISTLER, BC – In the latest update from Whistler Mountain Bike Park manager Brian Finestone, he reveals some pretty big news that he calls "the worst kept secret of all time." The park will open its Creekside Gondola for bike access starting August 7, and it will operate from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. seven days per week until September 20 giving riders bike park access from the free parking found at Creekside, the ability to purchase tickets and rentals there as well and access to ride back to the 'Creek or download via the gondola.
CRESTED BUTTE, CO – Today, Big Mountain Enduro released the course maps for all three days of the 5th stop at Crested Butte, including two stages at Evolution Bike Park in addition to six backcountry stages.
KEYSTONE, CO – Our friend Andy Demaline of Downhill Colorado has been running recon in the Rockies for us, and when he gave us the scoop opening weekend at Keystone Bike Park, trail crews hinted at some significant updates, including some work on TNT. The trail has been closed in recent weeks with crews hard at work, so Andy decided to check in and see what was in store. It looks as though everyone's favorite technical Colorado riding destination is building some massive flow features.
JULY 27, 2015 – August is almost here, but the riding season is far from over. There's plenty of races, clinics and even music festivals going on at some of our favorite lift-served bike parks across North America in the coming weeks. If you're still trying to figure out what to do as the days get shorter, here are some great things coming up at resorts across the continent.
NEWBURY, NH – Evolution Bike Park @ Mount Sunapee joins the MTBparks Pass program for 2015 with one FREE day of riding. 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.
MARSHALL, NC – Bailey Mountain Bike Park joins the MTBparks Pass program for 2015 with one FREE day of riding and 10% off through the end of 2015 on 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.
WINDHAM, NY — The Windham Bike Park officially opened recently, for the first time ever. Although it's known as the famed one and only U.S. stop of the UCI World Cup, up until recently, the resort was not open to the public for downhill mountain biking. Although the steep and technical World Cup downhill tracks are what come to mind for most mountain bikers, in this POV video, we get a look at Batavia Skill, a new flow trail.
WINDHAM, NY – On July 10 Windham Mountain Resort celebrated the grand opening of its lift-serviced Mountain Bike Park of downhill trails for pro and intermediate- level riders, a skills park, and a pump track.
MAMMOTH LAKES, CA — New USAC National Champions were crowned last weekend at Mammoth Mountain Bike Park following plenty of dry, dusty action. The track was slightly different this year, with some rocks pulled and jumps added to make times faster. The speeds some racers carry is quite terrifying and with everyone turning up the speeds that tiny bit, there was plenty of carnage.