JACKSON, WY – Now in its 4th year, the Annual 'Best Bike Parks Riders' Choice Awards' continues to be a hallmark of the beginning of our riding season. Once the polls close, we revel in the results of the survey, getting stoked for the season to come.
NORTHFIELD, NH – Highland Mountain Bike Park has announced that it will hold its first ever 'Winter Woolly," a fat-bike festival with a downhill twist, on Saturday, February 11. Working in conjunction with local advocacy group MTBVT, the Highland team is hosting an event that includes organized group rides, a demo loop and yes, even lift-served downhill laps and a downhill fat bike race.
JACKSON, WY – Now in its third year, the MTBparks.com Riders’ Choice Awards survey carries with it an undeniable momentum, and for us, has become an official start to the summer riding season. This year, with increased participation and some surprising rankings, we found ourselves watching the top spots change constantly in the 11th hour as the final flood of votes poured in; it’s become our Super Bowl. And then on Super Tuesday, as we compiled the results while much of the country kicked off a heated election season, we couldn’t help but draw parallels to our nation’s politics.
Northfield, NH – Winter is nipping at our tires everywhere. Killington, Mammoth, Sunday River and many other resorts have already made the transition and have kicked off ski season, while many other resorts are slated to open in the coming weeks. In the meantime, Highland Mountain Bike Park in New Hampshire is still offering riders the chance to get a few more days of lift-served shredding in before calling it for the 2015 season.
The East is on fire with the color of the changing leaves and snow is starting to make its mark on ski hills everywhere. With the not so subtle hint of winter in the air, you may be tempted to hang up the bikes and tune the skis—but there's still plenty of opportunities left to shred! Take a minute to check out our handy guide for to planning out the rest of bike park season, and beyond, with our final look at where you can still get a gravity fix in the East.
With the summer months dropping off the calendar one by one and the days growing shorter, many of us begin to go into bike park panic mode. In many parts of the country, even our local trails aren't accessible all year long, let alone the lift-served gravity goodness that has become a beacon of the summer months for those seeking a downhill fix.
NORTHFIELD, NH – Highland Mountain Bike Park joins the MTBparks Pass program for 2015 with one or three days FREE when you sign up a friend in the Find Your RideTM program. 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 around at just $149.
Highland Bike Park, NH – The Friday Race Series begins next July 18th at Highland Mountain Bike Park and runs Friday evenings, July 17 through August 29th, during summer hours that run until 7pm. The course will be different each week, ranging from Beginner to Expert in difficulty.