WHISTLER, BC – The Whistler Mountain Bike Park will run last chairs of the 2017 season this weekend with the Fitzsimmons and Garbanzo zones closing Monday, October 9th. Chairs will run daily for these last few days from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Fitzsimmons zone and 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Garbanzo zone.
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.
KEYSTONE, CO - Yet another Colorado resort is set to open its operations for mountain bikes this weekend. Keystone Bike Park will start loading bikes daily beginning Friday, June 9. Hours of operation will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
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.
MTBparks.com announces the return of the MTBparks Pass for 2017 offering members free lift tickets, discounts and deals at many of North America's Best Bike Parks. With more than 25 resorts and other partners confirmed so far—and more continually being added—the MTBparks Pass is officially the best value available in resort riding.
WHISTLER, BC – The Whistler Mountain Bike Park will begin its end of summer closing schedule this weekend with the Peak Zone and new Creekside Zone closing Sunday, September 18. The Fitzsimmons and Garbonzo Zones will remain open until October 10, weather permitting.
KEYSTONE, CO – The end of bike park season is near in the Rockies, and Keystone Bike Park will be among the first to call it a wrap this Sunday, September 18. Keystone will load bikes Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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.
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.