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CLINICS & LESSONS

New to mountain biking?  Want to take your riding to the next level?  Take a private lesson with one of our certified mountain bike instructors or register for one of our specialty camps!

WOMEN'S MOUNTAIN BIKE CAMPS

MTB camps designed by women for women!  These camps are catered to various levels of riding ability and are led by qualified female instructors.  Camps include skill sessions, bike maintenance, lift tickets, instructional trail rides and lunch.

Price:
1 Day - $119.00 + applicable taxes
2 Day - $199.00 + applicable taxes

Dates:
July 5 & 6 - Beginner / Intermediate
August 2 & 3 - Beginner / Intermediate
August 16 & 17 - Intermediate / Advanced

Time: 10:30am - 4:30pm

Registration Form: [PDF]Women's Mountain Bike Camp Registration Form - 2014

Camps Include:
• Skill Sessions
• Bike Maintenance
• 2 day Lift Ticket
• Instructional Trail Rides
• Lunch

Skills to be covered in Clinics:
• Neutral position
• Bike Body Separation
• Braking
• Descending
• Climbing – Seated, crouched and standing
• Cornering
• Switchbacks – on level terrain, descending terrain and ascending terrain
• Front wheel lifts – basic and pedaling
• Straight line riding (introduction to riding on elevated obstacles)

What to Bring:
• Well tuned bike with shocks (rentals available)
• Helmet and riding gloves
• Arm and Leg pads (rentals available)
• Hydration Pack / water
• Sunscreen
• Extra Clothing
• Shoes with soft flat soles (eg. skate shoes)

 

 

KIDS FREERIDE CAMPS

Teaching kids to ride hard and safe. Kids learn the basic skills, gain confidence, ride steep lines and tackle challenging terrain with our team of professional coaches. Prices include instruction only. Lift ticket & disc brake bike required. Helmets, gloves and pads are mandatory for all participants.  

*Price:  
1 Day - $99.00 + applicable taxes
2 Day - $169.00 + applicable taxes

Dates:
July 3-4 - Beginner (Ages 8+)
July 24-25 - Intermediate (Ages 8+)
August 7-8 - Advanced (Ages 10-15)

Time: 10:30am - 4:30pm

Registration Form: Click here to download Kids Freeride MTB Camp 2014 registration form

* Prices include instruction only. Lift passes will be required.

Beginner Level (ages 8+)
Ideal for the (relatively) new to mountain biking, comfortable riding on low grade dirt trails, and have basic bike handling skills and are comfortable on their bike

Specific Focus: Skills will include braking, cornering, climbing, descending, balancing skills, maneuvering over and around small obstacles, safety and trail etiquette.

Intermediate Level (ages 8+)
Ideal for the rider who is comfortable riding single track, green trails & most blue trails.

Specific Focus: The focus of this camp is to take the skills of braking, cornering, climbing, descending, balancing and maneuvering and develop them on more challenging, technical terrain.

Advanced Level (ages 10-15 years)
Ideal for the more skilled riders who have already developed strong riding skills.

Specific Focus: Learn some new skills and tricks and take their riding to the next level. Learn how to develop a smooth and flowing style in this fast paced camp.

 

DISCOVER MOUNTAIN BIKING

Discover the thrill of Downhill Mountain biking under the expert guidance of one of our bike coaches. Learn the basics and gain confidence! Minimum 2 in lesson. Clinic includes a 3 hour coaching session, 3 hour bike rental and 3 hour lift pass.

Dates:
Thursdays - 4pm-7pm
Saturdays & Sundays - 10:30am-1:30pm


Price:
$69 per person (includes 3 hr lesson, 3 hr bike rental & 3 hr lift pass)

Upgrade to a Private Lesson for $50 (per group)

 

MOUNTAIN BIKE PRIVATE LESSONS

For the beginner or hardcore rider -- have a lesson tailor made to suit your skills! Rates are based on 4 people per lesson -- price includes instruction only. Lift ticket is required.

Half Day (3 hours)
Price:
$139.99 +gst (plus $36 for each additional person)


Full Day (6 hours)
Price:
$269.99 +gst (plus $67 for each additional person)

Please register for all mountain bike programs at the FAR Adventure Centre. 250-423-2435
Email: guestservices@skifernie.com

 

Please note that prices are subject to change and do not include applicable taxes.

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