The variety of ski resorts providing downhill lift-serviced mountain biking has exploded because the flip of the century.
That is most likely as a result of elevated curiosity as a result of technological developments that make mountain bikes extra accessible to the typical particular person, and the ski resort’s need to earn more money in the course of the low season.
Dodge Ridge Mountain Resort, positioned about 150 miles west of the Bay Space, is becoming a member of a rising listing of ski resorts, and can supply lift-service mountain biking for the primary time on Saturday, Aug.
Dodge’s bike park will start with a freeride path that spans 800 vertical toes 4.5 miles beneath the motherload chairlift. The resort plans so as to add extra trails all through the summer time and into the autumn.
The park will solely function weekends via October.
Bike park tickets are $49 for adults. Bike rental is $79 together with pads and helmet.
It is a modest begin for Dodge Ridge, however it’s actually an indication of larger issues to come back. This is hoping you all have an incredible opening weekend!
Extra about Dodge Ridge’s bike park beneath:
Opening Saturday, August 13 for the Season
Open each Saturday + Sunday (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) via October (climate allowing). We are going to consider the phrases for November operations at the moment.
Dodge Ridge Mountain Resort is happy to announce that our first season of chairlift-access mountain biking is deliberate to open on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Dodge Ridge Mountain Bike Park will function each Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to five p.m. (beginning August 13). via October 2022 (climate allowing). We are going to consider the operation of the mountain bike park for November at the moment.
All trails will descend from the summit of Motherload Chairlift 3 at an elevation of seven,400 toes and exit the mountain. At present, Dodge Ridge employees are working exhausting to get to our first mark with roughly 4.5 miles of freeride, newbie/lower-intermediate terrain accomplished by opening day (Saturday, August 13) with a number of freeride rollers and banks are included.
After the completion of our first path, and our opening weekend festivities, we are going to proceed to construct further trails in the summertime and fall, with roughly 9 miles deliberate for this season, introducing extra intermediate to superior trails. will do.
Check out the path map with each an intermediate technical and an intermediate freeride path, presently in growth, slated for completion shortly after opening weekend. Examine again for updates.
Wish to experience however do not have gear? Our rental package deal consists of full suspension Polygon mountain bikes with helmet, knee and elbow pads. Go to the pricing menu beneath for full particulars.
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