Snowmass Bike Park doesn't just boast fantastic terrain, but it's also a working mountain bike center where riders of all abilities can take lessons and improve their abilities.

Step up your skills with a mountain biking clinic or private lesson.

Note: Snowmass Bike Park lift tickets, bike rentals, and bike clinics will be available for purchase on April 20, 2020


Still image of park ready clinic video
Still image of park ready clinic video

Snowmass Bike Park

Intro to DOWNHILL BIKE CLINIC

Snowmass Bike Park at Elk Camp in Snowmass Colorado
Snowmass Bike Park at Elk Camp in Snowmass Colorado

Biking in the Snowmass Bike Park may be slightly different than expected. There are manmade obstacles and features like jumps, wooden features, and drops. If you are not sure about your ability, go with a Pro and experience the fun of the Snowmass Bike Park during a 3-hour Intro To Downhill Clinic!

Cost:
Intro To Downhill Clinic Only - $55
Intro To Downhill Performance Package - $164
Intro To Downhill Demo Package - $184

Lift access is not included.

What to Expect

Taught by our specially trained coaches, this introductory lesson is for first-time downhill mountain bikers looking to learn the basics of the sport. The lesson is taught on fun, beginner-friendly terrain and includes an introduction to the equipment, as well as, the essential components for downhill biking – stance, braking, and bike control.

If you come from a road or a cross-country cycling background, you will want to take this clinic as there are subtle differences and nuances in downhill mountain biking. Our bike coaches will share the skills needed to master the beginner and the intermediate downhill mountain bike trails that Snowmass Bike Park has to offer. The clinic begins in the Snowmass mountain bike skills park and will progress to downhill trails. Riders must be at least 16 years of age and know how to ride a bike.

Time: 10 AM - 1 PM or 2 - 5 PM
Dates:
Offered daily during summer Bike Park Operations
Location: Meet at the Four Mountain Sports in the Snowmass Base Village Plaza.

Note: If renting equipment, plan on arriving at least 15 minutes before the clinic to pick up your bike and gear.

Downhill Skills Clinic

Cycling Guide to Aspen Snowmass: Downhill
Cycling Guide to Aspen Snowmass: Downhill

Looking to build your downhill or descending skills? Take your riding to the next level and let our certified coaches build your confidence and skill base in an unintimidating environment. Our coaches will teach cornering and jumping technique while continuing to improve your bike handling skills.

Cost:
Downhill Skills Clinic Only - $99

Lift access and bike rentals are not included.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Our bike coaches will share the skills needed to master the beginner and the intermediate downhill mountain bike trails that Snowmass Bike Park has to offer. The clinic begins in the Snowmass mountain bike skills park and will progress to downhill trails. Riders must be 16 years or older to participate in the Intro to Downhill clinic. Clinic is for those new to the sport of downhill mountain biking.

Time: Offered Daily during summer bike park operations, 10 AM - 1 PM
Location: Meet at the Four Mountain Sports in the Snowmass Base Village Plaza.

Note: If renting equipment, plan on arriving at least 15 minutes before the clinic to pick up your bike and gear.

Kids & Teens Mountain Bike CLinics

Mountain biking at Snowmass Bike Park in Snowmass Colorado
Mountain biking at Snowmass Bike Park in Snowmass Colorado

With a focus on downhill terrain, kids spend the day on-mountain riding the dirt to develop their mountain bike skills with our specially trained coaches. Skill development will include: safety, trail etiquette, stance, braking, cornering, and bike maintenance. Recommended for ages 8 - 15.

Cost:
Kids & Teens Mountain Bike Clinic - $152
Kids & Teens Mountain Bike Clinic Package (includes rental) - $208

Includes instruction, lift access, and full-day supervision.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Time: 10 AM - 4 PM
Dates: Available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between June 22 - August 28. Available on Tuesdays between July 9 - August 13.
Location: Meet in Snowmass Base Village Plaza outside of the Treehouse Kids' Adventure Center.

Note: If renting equipment, plan on arriving at least 15 minutes before the clinic to pick up your bike and gear.

PRIVATE Bike LESSONS

Snowmass Bike Park at Elk Camp in Snowmass Colorado
Snowmass Bike Park at Elk Camp in Snowmass Colorado

Join our Mountain Bike Pros for some mountain excitement complete with dust, sweat and thrills with your family and friends. Our bike coaches will personalize your experience and challenge you in taking your skills to the next level. Downhill and cross country mountain biking lessons available.

Recommended for ages 8 and above and all participants must know how to ride a bike.

Full Day (6 hours) - $500
Half Day (3 hours) - $345

Includes private instruction and lift access. Bike rentals are not included.

What to Expect

Time: 10 AM - 4 PM (full day), 10 AM - 1PM (half day), or 2 PM - 5 PM (half day)
Dates:
Offered Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 9am - 3pm. Half day and full day lessons available.
Location: Meet at the Four Mountain Sports in the Snowmass Base Village.

We will customize your private lesson to your interests and ability level so that you can make the most out of your time. Rates are for groups of 1 to 5. If renting equipment, plan on arriving at least 15 minutes before the clinic to get you bike and gear.

Private Bike Lessons may be purchased online or over the phone at 877-282-7736 (toll free), or at 970-923-1227 (local).

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