about our beginner program

Beginner Without Experience:

You want to learn to ride single track mountain bike trails while making new riding friends. You are comfortable to ride a road/urban/packed dirt/gravel double track bike. You are keen to learn the fundamental skills of mountain biking, build confidence, and progress in a safe and encouraging environment.

Must be comfortable riding doubletrack gravel trails and to expect to ride singletrack trail 90% of the time.

  • Example of trails you may ride in this course: Quarry Lake, Low Line, Fish Creek, Bowmont, Moonraker trails, CBT, Déjà vu, Johnson trails, Lois Creeks Trails, Happy Haus, Pilsit, Elephant Run, Juniper Lane, Home Run, Miller Time, Dusty Beaver, Hemlock Groove.

Courses options:

Intro to Mountain Bike: Choose between our 3-hour or full-day options—a perfect introduction for those with limited time in their schedule, looking for a sample, or feeling a bit nervous. This program offers a great way to experience the sport and gain basic skills to tackle green trails.

Weekly Series: Join our 4-week series, where each session builds on the previous ones, offering a great way to gain confidence on various terrains in your area. For the optimal experience, we recommend attending all classes in this course. Participants will be riding Green & Easy Blue trails

Programs to choose from

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about our experienced beginner program

Beginner With Experience:

You have started riding single track mountain bike trails and are gaining confidence on a mountain bike. You are comfortable on smooth mellow singletrack and can ride the all green and some blue trails in your area. While you ride in control, you are seeking to be more efficient in your climbing/descending, shifting, braking, and cornering so you can navigate more challenging terrain and small obstacles safely.

  • Example of trails you can ride: Quarry Lake, Low Line, Fish Creek, Bowmont, Moonraker trails, CBT, Johnson trails, Lois network in Kimberley, Magic Line 1, Happy Hans Loop, Mike’s Loop, South Star,Home Run, Miller Time, Dusty Beaver, Hemlock Groove.
  • Example of trails you may ride in this course: Pneuma (easier section of this trail that are considered blue), Merlin, Sugar Daddy, Snagmore, Ridgeback, Horseshoe, Low line, CBT, Moonraker, Arch Potential, Juniper Heights, Magic Line 1-2, RollerCoaster, Blake’s Single Track, Elephant Run, Hemlock Groove, Stimulus

Courses Options

Weekly Courses: Join our 4-week series, where each session builds on the previous ones, offering a great way to gain confidence on various terrains in your area. For the optimal experience, we recommend attending all classes in this course. Participants will be riding Green & Easy Blue trails

Weekend Workshops: Our workshop is an ideal way to quickly build skills, explore new areas, and connect with mountain bikers from all over. The course begins with skill development in an open field, followed by on-trail practices. Choose from a 2-day workshop, two consecutive Saturdays, or a one-day course.

Please note that our 2-day program may be physically demanding. If you tend to get tired easily, we recommend considering our one-day or weekly course options.

Programs to choose from

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