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 is closed for the season. Visit us next summer to experience our world-class coaching!




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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 an Intro To Downhill Clinic!

Cost:
Intro To Downhill Clinic Only - $52
Intro To Downhill Performance Package - $127 In-Advance | $159 In-Resort (includes 1-day lift ticket, performance bike rental, and clinic)
Intro To Downhill Demo Package - $143 In-Advance | $179 In-Resort (includes 1-day lift ticket, demo bike rental, and clinic)

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 12 years old and know how to ride a bike. (Children ages 12 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult when joining the clinic.)


Time: Offered Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am - 12 pm and 1 - 4 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.

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

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 at least 12 years old and know how to ride a bike. (Ages 12 - 15 must be accompanied by an adult.)


Time: Offered Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 9 am - 12 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.

Mountain Bike Skills Clinic

Mountain biking in Snowmass, Colorado
Mountain biking in Snowmass, Colorado

Ready to up your game on your mountain bike?

Snowmass Bike School will be offering bonus Mountain Bike Skills Clinics (covering both downhill and cross country skills) September 21 and 22 in conjunction with the NICA mountain bike races. Riders of all ability levels are welcome.

For reservations, please call (970) 923-1227.

Cost: $99, Includes three hours of instruction and complimentary lift access.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Our coaches will teach cornering, ascending, and descending while continuing to improve your bike handling skills. Trails will include Verde, Expresso, Cross Mountain, Papa Smurf, Discovery, and Village Bound. Riders must be at least 12 years old and know how to ride a bike. (Ages 12 - 15 must be accompanied by an adult.)

For reservations, please call (970) 923-1227.

Time: September 21 & 22 only, 9am - 12pm and 1pm - 4pm
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 Camps

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

Cost - Summer 2020 Pricing TBD

WHAT TO EXPECT


Time & Dates: Summer 2020 Dates TBD

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

What to Expect

We will customize your private lesson to your interests and ability level so that you can make the most out of your time.
Time:
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.

Rates are for groups of 1 to 5.
Note: If renting equipment, plan on arriving at least 15 minutes before the clinic to get you bike and gear.

What’s Included

  • Private lesson
  • Lift access
  • Bike rentals are sold separately
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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