Intermediate / Advanced Mountain Bike Camp
Full Day Intermediate/Advanced Mountain Bike Camp Ages 13-16 years old
This camp is for experienced mountain bike riders. This camp will challenge riders to push personal limits in a non-competitive environment. Coaching sessions will focus on advanced skills including manuals, track stands, drop lines, riding trail side skinnies, jump lines and A-lines. Campers should have mastered the following skills before attending this camp: Ready Position, uphill & downhill moving dismounts, front wheel lifts, rear wheel lifts, the ability to ride with confidence “Black/Advanced” trails at our local trail networks. These skills are mandatory for safety!
If you are not sure if your campers skills are appropriate for this camp please contact us directly. Refunds will not be issued for a camper not meeting the basic skill requirements.
Counselor to camper ratio is 1:6.
8:30am – 4:00pm
We’ve included a sample of activities and skills to be covered during the camp week. Our coaches blend activities both on and off the bike to make the most out of each day. Our goal throughout the week is to enable each camper to improve their individual skills and to end the session with more confidence in their ability. We take pride in sharing our love for mountain biking and hope to steward a life long passion in our campers.
- Pre-Ride Bike Safety Checks
- Pre-Ride Stretching & Warm Up
- Mountain Bike Skills Coaching
- Mountain Bike Games
- Trail Rides
- Pump Track Coaching Sessions
- Skills Park Coaching Sessions
- Activities & Games
- Bike Maintenance
- Jump Line Sessions
- Dual Slalom Course Rides
- Progressive Drops Skills Sessions
Mountain Biking Skills Covered:
This camp is built experienced riders in mind. Our Mountain Bike Camps focus on building correct fundamental bike handling skills to enable riders to progress safely and with confidence.
- Review of Fundamental Skills
- Cornering – techniques for riding berms
- Manuals & Track Stands
- Riding Advanced Trail Features
- Jump Lines & Drop Lines
Age-appropriate introductions to bicycle mechanics will be covered during the week.
- Safety Check
- Tools for personal kit
- Flat Tires
- Understanding your brakes
- Understanding your derailleur
- Seasonal Tune-Ups!
Mountain Bike Skills Games:
Learning is the best when you are playing. Each of these games holds a variety of mountain bike skills at its core, and they are brimming with fun!
- Obstacle Course
- Slow Race
- Mountain Bike Limbo
- Musical Bikes
- Water cup relay
- Musical Bikes