Bike Clinics & Camps

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

Aspen Snowmass Bike Clinics and Camps

Lift-accessed mountain biking can be intimidating, but with the help of our Snowmass Bike Park coaches, adventure meets accessibility, and every rider can discover their perfect trail.

Looking to level up so you can enjoy more rides down? Our coaches teach everything from first-time downhill mountain biking to cornering and jumping techniques while continuing to improve your bike handling skills. Our bike coaches will share the tips and tricks needed to master the beginner, intermediate, and advanced downhill mountain bike trails that Snowmass Bike Park has to offer.

Intro to Downhill Bike Clinic

$99

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Bike Master leads a bike clinic, women lead basic bike skills

Riding Snowmass Bike Park may be slightly different than the mountain biking you are used to. There are manmade obstacles and features like jumps, wooden features, and drops. If you are not sure about your ability, go with a coach and experience the fun of the Snowmass Bike Park during a 3-hour Intro to Downhill Clinic.

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.



What to Expect

If you come from a road or a cross-country cycling background, you will want to take this bike 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 bike clinic begins in the Snowmass Mountain Bike skills park and will progress to downhill trails. Riders must be at least 18 years of age and know how to ride a bike.

What's Included: Professional instruction and coaching. Lift access must be purchased separately.

Time: Morning Half Day: 10am-1pm or Afternoon Half Day: 1:30pm-4:30pm

Dates: Offered daily June 21 - September 2 and weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) September 6 - 29.

Location: Meet at the Four Mountain Sports in the Snowmass Base Village Plaza 15 minutes prior to your clinic start time dressed, with gear/bike and ready to go.

Recommended Gear:

  • Helmet | Full Face Helmets Recommended for the Snowmass Bike Park
  • Eye Protection (sunglasses or goggles)
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Full Finger Gloves
  • Moisture Wicking Tops (try to stay away from tank tops)
  • Shorts or Leggings
  • Chamois - Padded Bike Shorts
  • Sunscreen / Lip Balm
  • Layers for Rainy or Cooler Weather
  • Hydration Pack or Water Bottle

Note: If renting equipment, plan on arriving at Four Mountain Sports at least one hour before the bike clinic to pick up your bike and gear.



Intermediate Downhill Skills Clinic

$99

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Female intermediate bike clinic riding down a hill

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

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.


What to Expect

The Intermediate Downhill Skills Clinic begins in the Snowmass mountain bike skills park and will progress to downhill trails. Riders must be 18 years or older to participate in the Intermediate Downhill Skills Clinic and should have previous downhill experience.

What's Included: Professional instructions and coaching. Lift access must be purchased separately.
Time: 10am-1pm

Dates: Offered daily June 21 - September 2 and weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) September 6 - 29.

Location: Meet at the Four Mountain Sports in the Snowmass Base Village Plaza 15 minutes prior to the clinic start time dressed, with gear/bike and ready to go.

Recommended Gear:

  • Helmet | Full Face Helmets Recommended for the Snowmass Bike Park
  • Eye Protection (sunglasses or goggles)
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Full Finger Gloves
  • Moisture Wicking Tops (try to stay away from tank tops)
  • Shorts or Leggings
  • Chamois - Padded Bike Shorts
  • Sunscreen / Lip Balm
  • Layers for Rainy or Cooler Weather
  • Hydration Pack or Water Bottle

Note: If renting equipment, plan on arriving at Four Mountain Sports at least one hour before the bike clinic to pick up your bike and gear.


Private Bike Lessons

Starting at $479

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Private Bike Lessons
Join our bike coaches 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 are available.

We will customize your private bike 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 bikers. Recommended for ages 8 and above and all participants must know how to ride a bike.






What to Expect

What's Included: Private instruction and lift access. Bike rentals are not included, but can be rented from Four Mountain Sports.

Time: Full Day: 10am-4pm, Morning Half Day: 10am-1pm, Afternoon Half Day: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Dates:
Offered daily June 21 - September 2 and weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) September 6 - 29.
Location: Meet at the Four Mountain Sports in the Snowmass Base Village 15 minutes prior to the lesson start time dressed, with gear/bike and ready to go.
Recommended Gear:

  • Helmet | Full Face Helmets Recommended for the Snowmass Bike Park
  • Eye Protection (sunglasses or goggles)
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Full Finger Gloves
  • Moisture Wicking Tops (try to stay away from tank tops)
  • Shorts or Leggings
  • Chamois - Padded Bike Shorts
  • Sunscreen / Lip Balm
  • Layers for Rainy or Cooler Weather
  • Hydration Pack or Water Bottle


Note: If renting a bike, plan on arriving at Four Mountain Sports at least one hour before the Private Lesson to get your bike and gear.


Bike Locals Clinic

Starting at $75

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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 capabilities. Clinics range from downhill to cross-country and everything in-between and are broken out by skill level and desired disciplines. So, if you're looking to improve your trail riding or climbing skills, we've got you covered. Step up your know-how with a Bike Locals Clinic, available for ages 18 and older. View clinic times below.

Clinic Dates, Times, & Types

  • Saturday June 22, 10am-1pm - Co Ed Skills Clinic
  • Sunday June 30, 10am-1pm - Co Ed Skills Clinic
  • Tuesday July 9, 4:30-7:30pm - Co Ed Skills Clinic
  • Saturday July 20, 10am-1pm - Women's Skills Clinic
  • Sunday July 28, 10am-1pm- Co Ed Skills Clinic
  • Saturday August 10, 10am-1pm - Co Ed Skills Clinic
  • Sunday August 18, 10am-1pm - Women's Skills Clinic
  • Saturday September 7, 10am-1pm - Co Ed Skills Clinic

What to Expect

What's Included: Coaching instruction and lift access. Bike rentals are not included, but can be rented from Four Mountain Sports.

Location: Meet at the Four Mountain Sports in the Snowmass Base Village 15 minutes prior to the lesson start time dressed, with gear/bike and ready to go.
Recommended Gear:

  • Helmet | Full Face Helmets Recommended for the Snowmass Bike Park
  • Eye Protection (sunglasses or goggles)
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Full Finger Gloves
  • Moisture Wicking Tops (try to stay away from tank tops)
  • Shorts or Leggings
  • Chamois - Padded Bike Shorts
  • Sunscreen / Lip Balm
  • Layers for Rainy or Cooler Weather
  • Hydration Pack or Water Bottle


Note: If renting a bike, plan on arriving at Four Mountain Sports at least one hour before the clinic to get your bike and gear.


Kids & Teens Downhill Bike Camp

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Kids and Teen Bike Camp
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 8-17.



What to Expect

What's Included: Instruction, lift access, and full-day supervision

Time: 9:30am-3:30pm

Dates: Available Monday-Friday, June 24 - August 23.
Location: Meet in Snowmass Base Village Plaza outside of the Treehouse Kids' Adventure Center 15 minutes prior to the start of the Clinic. Please arrive dressed, with gear/bike and ready to go.

Recommended Gear:

  • Helmet | Full Face Helmets Recommended for the Snowmass Bike Park
  • Eye Protection (sunglasses or goggles)
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Full Finger Gloves
  • Moisture Wicking Tops (try to stay away from tank tops)
  • Shorts or Leggings
  • Chamois - Padded Bike Shorts
  • Sunscreen / Lip Balm
  • Layers for Rainy or Cooler Weather
  • Hydration Pack or Water Bottle

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


3-Day Kids Mountain Bike Camps

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Kids 3 Day Bike Camp
With the tremendous growth in youth biking in the Roaring Fork Valley and the growth of the outstanding programs offered by Roaring Fork Cycling, we are excited to continue our partnership between the Snowmass Bike School and Roaring Fork Cycling.
Beginning this June, we will work together to host 3-day mountain biking camps for ages 5 through 17. Kids will ride on trails throughout Snowmass Village and on Snowmass Mountain while learning skills and growing their love for the sport. All riding will be age and ability appropriate.


Book the Kids & Teens Downhill Bike Camp

What to Expect

3-Day Mountain Bike Camp Ages 5-17
Camp Description: The small group ratios will allow these riders to progress with both their biking skills development and confidence all while exploring their surroundings. We will have fun discovering all the places we can go on our bikes!
Time:
9am-3pm
Dates:
Camps run Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, June 3 - August 5
Location: Base of Two Creeks, Snowmass Village

Recommended Gear:

  • Helmet | Full Face Helmets Recommended for the Snowmass Bike Park
  • Eye Protection (sunglasses or goggles)
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Full Finger Gloves
  • Moisture Wicking Tops (try to stay away from tank tops)
  • Shorts or Leggings
  • Chamois - Padded Bike Shorts
  • Sunscreen / Lip Balm
  • Layers for Rainy or Cooler Weather
  • Hydration Pack or Water Bottle

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