What to ExpectTaught 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 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Dates: Offered daily June 21 - September 7 and weekends through September.
Location: Meet at the Four Mountain Sports in the Snowmass Base Village Plaza 15 minutes prior to your clinic start time.
Note: If renting equipment, plan on arriving at Four Mountain Sports at least ONE HOUR before the clinic to pick up your bike and gear.