We offer a full range of co-ed Adult classes for beginner to advanced mountain bikers. Unless otherwise noted, the minimum age for adult classes is 18 years old. You can also check out our 1-day Downhill Clinic at Stevens Pass Bike Park on our Clinics page.

MTB Foundations Level 1

Adult
$70 (non-members), $50 (members)
3 hours

Are you new to mountain biking? Or do you need to brush up on your skills? MTB Foundations is the place to start building your confidence on 2 wheels. Minimum Age: 14

This class will focus on:

  • Learning body position and balance
  • Proper braking
  • Climbing and descending techniques
  • Gearing and shifting
  • Approaching obstacles/front wheel lift

MTB Foundations Level 2

Adult
$70 (non-members), $50 (members)
3 hours

Evergreen’s MTB Foundations level 2 caters to the intermediate rider looking to increase confidence on more technical trails. While Foundations Level 1 is a highly recommended prerequisite, experienced students are always welcome to join. Minimum Age: 14

This class will focus on:

  • Review of body position, balance,  braking and descending
  • Cornering
  • Obstacle Clearance
  • Trail skills including roll downs and berms
  • Approaching jumps and drops

Upcoming Classes:

Progression Sessions - Co-ed (Formerly Mad Skills)

Adult
$165 (non-members), $130 (members)
4 weeks

A Co-ed ride series for experienced riders seeking to improve their skills and become stronger, more confident trail riders. Each class (4 in total) focuses on 2-3 skills - in depth - while out on the trails. Riders will receive feedback and guidance from our experienced instructors in a relaxed and fun setting while getting plenty of trail time. Minimum Age: 14

This class will focus on:

  • Review balance, body position, braking, descending
  • Climbing, slow speed cornering, shifting
  • Trail skills including roll downs and berms
  • High-speed cornering
  • Obstacle clearing

Intro to Freeride - Co-ed

Adult
$155 (non-members), $120 (members)
2 part series

Want to start pushing the limits of what you can ride? Want to go big on the jumps and carve berms with ease? This co-ed class covers the basics of freeride mountain biking. This class will cover the first step to being a more confident rider when it comes to cornering, speed, and air! Minimum Age: 14

This class will focus on:

  • Review balance, body position, braking, descending, and proper drop techniques
  • Obstacle clearing/wheel lift
  • High-speed cornering
  • Progressing to bigger drops and jumps (Air time!)

Upcoming Classes:

Intro to Downhill - Including a Day at Stevens Pass

Adult
$385 (non-members), $350 (members)
4 weeks

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. Working with both Evergreen instructors and finishing with guest instructor Simon Lawton. Minimum Age: 16

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 Stevens 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 cannot 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-foot) easily, comfortable lifting your front wheel over obstacles.

Schedule:

  • Classes 1 and 2 (July 11th, July 18th) - 2 hours Duthie Hill
  • Class 3 (July 25th) - 3 hours Tiger Mountain - Shuttle included
  • Class 4 (July 30th) - 4 hours Stevens Pass (pass included - guest instructor Simon Lawton)

Upcoming Classes:

MTB Foundations Level 1 - Kitsap County

Adult
$70 (non-members), $50 (members)
3 hours

Are you new to mountain biking? Or do you need to brush up on your skills? MTB Foundations is the place to start building your confidence on 2 wheels.

This class will focus on:

  • Learning body position and balance
  • Proper braking
  • Climbing and descending techniques
  • Gearing and shifting
  • Approaching obstacles/front wheel lift

Upcoming Classes:

Progression Sessions - Coed - Kitsap County (Formerly Intermediate Ride Series)

Adult
$165 (non-members), $130 (members)
3 weeks

A Co-ed ride series for experienced riders seeking to improve skills, and become stronger, more confident trail riders. Each class (3 in total) focuses on 2-3 skills—in depth—while out on the trails. Riders will receive feedback and guidance from our experienced instructors in a relaxed and fun setting while getting plenty of trail time.

This class will focus on:

  • Review balance, body position, braking, descending
  • Climbing, slow speed cornering, shifting
  • Trail skills including roll downs and berms
  • High-speed cornering
  • Obstacle clearing
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