Even though your social media feeds are starting to fill with powder pics from resorts already pushing ski passes, bike park season isn't close to over yet. Heck, summer isn't even officially over until September 21.
WHISTLER, BC – In its 14th season, Crankworx—the defining celebration of world-class mountain biking—will once again climax with Red Bull Joyride on August 20 at the spiritual home of slopestyle: The Boneyard of Canada’s Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
The Enduro World Series has revealed its 2018 calendar as it continues to host races in exotic riding destinations around the globe. The series sixth season will once again feature eight rounds across three continents, and will start the first half of the year with four completely new venues. Whistler will be the only North American stop.
WHISTLER, BC – Crankworx has announced that one of the most beloved parts of the Canadian Open Downhill, cheering and jeering from a spot known as Hecklers Rock at Whistler Mountain BIke Park, will not be allowed to continue in 2017. While no official reason has been cited, riders speculate that the increasingly rowdy nature of the "party on the rock" has recently grown to the point of interfering in the race, causing Whistler's new owner, Vail Resorts, to nix the tradition for safety's sake. Crankworx offers the following farewell tribute.
WHISTLER, BC – Whistler Mountain Bike Park continues its Women's Nights program for 2017, offering female specifc group lessons via "drop ins" Monday and Wednesday nights throughout the season as well as season-long programs.
WHISTLER, BC – Crews at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park have broken ground on 9 miles (15 kilometers) of new trails in the Creekside Zone. The five new trails will increase the amount of lift accessible riding in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park by 20 percent, according to the resort. Whistler anticipates that all five new Creekside trails will be ready by the planned June 2018 opening of the Creekside Gondola.
WHISTLER, BC – The biggest bike park is now catering to the smallest shredders with its new DFX Kids Club. Whistler Bike Park rolled out the program that includes rentals, lessons and camps, aimed at riders between 4 and 18 years of age.
WHISTLER, BC – Whistler Mountain Bike Park opened for the season more than a month ago on May 15, but as anyone familiar with the iconic park knows, that was only the beginning. The park's season starts with the lower mountain's Fitzsimmon's zone opening first, and opens incrementally up the mountain as weather and snowmelt permit. So how are things looking so for Garbo and Creekside? Check the park report below.
WHISTLER, BC – Somewhere deep in the Whistler valley something has begun to stir. You can feel it in the dirt, hear it in the wind and see it in the forest. It feels like the bike park is awakening. Whistler Mountain Bike Park officially drops the rope on May 19. So, who's got first chair?