Intro to Downhill - 4 part Series including a day at Stevens Pass

07/02/2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$300.00 (fee may be lower for members)

Intro to downhill is a 4-part series covering the skills needed to become a strong downhill rider. Participants progress through increasingly challenging terrain with confidence in 3 different locations. Minimum Age: 18

This class is designed for the solid intermediate to advanced rider who is newer to the downhill scene.


This class will focus on:

  • Review balance, body position, braking, descending, and proper drop techniques

  • Review high-speed cornering

  • Passive and active obstacle clearing

  • Doing large drops and jumps (Big air time!)

  • Practice skills based on analysis from classes 1 - 3 with guest instructor Simon Lawton at Steven's Pass

To participate riders must meet the following qualifications listed below. Please email Dan Bassett if you have questions.

  • Riding: Minimum 2yrs of advanced technical riding  
  • Local Trails: Tiger - OTG, Predator (able to get down but can’t ride all obstacles); Tokul Crazy Ivan, Flow Tron; Duthie 2 hi, Voodoo Child, Gravy Train.
  • Whistler: B-Line, Crank It Up, Heart of Darkness, Ho Chi Min
  • Skills: Technical trails without getting off the bike, can do small drops (1-2’) easily, comfortable lifting your front wheel over obstacles.


Classes 1 & 2 (July 2nd, July 9th) - 2 hours Duthie Hill

Class 3 (July 16th) - 3 hours Tiger Mountain 

Class 4 (July 22nd) - 4 hours Stevens Pass (pass included)

Duthie Hill Bike Park
26150 SE Issaquah-Fall City Rd
Issaquah, WA 98029
United States

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Phone: (206) 524-2900