Custom MTB Lessons

Lessons are a great way to maximize your time with an instructor as you focus on your needs as a rider. Our instructors are available to teach custom lessons based around your availability and individual goals. All lessons require a minimum of 48 hours advanced notice. Catamount staff may need more time to accommodate a lesson depending on the season.

Please email requests to and include dates and time of interest, current ability, and goals for your lesson.

Lesson Fees:

TRY-MTB Lessons: $175
Sign up for 3 lessons and get an Annual Bike Only Membership upon completion!

Semi-Private: $60/hour (per person)
Private Lesson: $75/hour

Please contact us if you are interested in scheduling a lesson. Instructor availability varies throughout the season.

Please note that any youth under the age of 6 will require a guardian to be present for the duration of the lesson.


Andy Coddington
Andy CoddingtonBICP Level I Instructor
Andy, a BICP Level I instructor, has been obsessed with bikes since he first felt the freedom of two wheels as a child. As a teenager he raced XC right here at Catamount before heading west to discover lift service DH. More recently he ditched the knobby tires and rode a touring bike from Portland OR to Portland ME.
John Atkinson
John AtkinsonGravity Logic Level 1 freeride coach & Bike/Walk Smart educator.
John has been helping people become better riders for 30 years and is a certified Gravity Logic Level 1 freeride coach and a Bike/Walk Smart educator. His primary focus is working with new and less aggressive riders looking to build confidence and skill sets in a patient fun environment.
Justin Bennett
Justin BennettSummer and Winter Adventure Instructor
Justin has been skiing close to 20 years, downhill as well as cross country. He also enjoys road biking, mountain biking, hiking, basically any type of excuse to be outdoors. Justin has been a downhill instructor for about 5 years, and is looking forward to sharing the outdoors with others!

Women-Only 1/2 Day Introduction to Mountain Biking Skills Clinic

This session is designed to provide solid foundation skills, including body mechanics, bike handling, braking, shifting, negotiating trail obstacles and features, and balance. Our goal is to give you the building blocks to a solid foundation on your bike or to provide an early season refresher to help restore comfort and confidence on the trails. This clinic is designed for novice riders.

Limit 15 participants.

Clinic Fee:


2023 Clinic Dates:

  • May 20th
  • June 10th


8:30am – 12:00pm

*Please arrive 15 minutes early to check-in with coaches!

Introduction to MTB Maintenance: ‘Spring cleanup’

Are you getting stoked for bike season but you’re not quite sure how to get your bike ready to roll on your own? Are you feeling overwhelmed with the amount of information floating around and just want someone to show you in person? Are you looking to build your bike care knowledge and become more independent in your maintenance skills?

Join us at Catamount for the “Spring Cleanup” Intro to MTB Maintenance Clinic where you will learn important skills like:

  • How to pick out the proper tools & supplies
  • Where and when to lubricate
  • How to clean your bike
  • Troubleshoot & safety checks: ID problem areas and know when more work is needed
  • How to change your tire or fix a flat
*Please note that this event will be held outside so please prepare accordingly. Should there be inclement weather day of, there will be an indoor space that can be used for the clinic.
See you there and don’t forget your bike!

Limit 20 participants (anyone under 18 will need a parent or guardian present).

Clinic Fee:


Clinic Dates:

May 20th, 2023


12:15pm to 2:00pm

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