VERNON, NJ – Mountain Creek Bike Parkis hosting a 10-week Thursday night race series throughout 2016. Each week a new trail will serve as the race course to keep things interesting. The resort says the series is focused on "fun and camaraderie" rather than high-pressure competition, but cash prizes will be on the line.
VERNON, NJ – Mother Nature apparently has had riding on her mind and gifted the East Coast with warm temperatures throughout a majority of the winter. TheMountain Creek Bike Park Trail Crüe was able to start trail work in early March and by the middle of the month the signs were there that the mountain would be ready sooner than anticipated.
MOUNTAIN CREEK, NJ – Downhill mountain biking kicks off this Saturday, April 2, for riders in the tri-state area as Mountain Creek Bike Park fires up the lift for 2016 summer operations. With 40 miles of trail etched into just over 1,000 feet of vert, this Beast of the East offers a progressive riding experience with something for everyone, but is classically known as big bike territory.
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.
VERNON, NJ – This Saturday, October 24, marks the final chance for ladies to take advantage of Mountain Creek Bike Park's Women's Ride Day. Join 3X World Master's Downhill Champion and IMBA Certified Instructor Kathi Krause and her Dirt, Rock N Root team to meet likeminded female riders and take your downhill riding to the next level. Mountain Creek Bike Park offers participants discounts on lift tickets and rentals for the event.
VERNON, NJ – September 28, 2015 – The second stop of the 2015 Eastern Enduro Triple Crown Series will head to Mountain Creek Bike Park in Vernon, NJ, this weekend for the King of the Mountain Enduro. Now in its fourth year, this year’s King of the Mountain promises to be the biggest and best one yet.
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.
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.