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Foundations in the Air

Special Clinics and Events
$90 (non-members), $70 (members)
3 hours

Looking to progress your skills and finally conquer your fears of getting those wheels off the ground?

Foundations in the Air focuses on building the skills necessary to tackle drops, table-top jumps and build confidence to bring that to the trails. This class is a great follow-up to our Foundations 1 & 2 classes.

Ages: 18+

MTB Foundations Level 1

Adult
$80 (non-members), $60 (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

Locations:

  • Duthie Hill
  • Swan Creek
  • Black Diamond Open Space

 

Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Foundations Level 2

Adult
$80 (non-members), $60 (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

Locations:

  • Duthie Hill
  • Swan Creek
  • Black Diamond Open Space

 

Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at Duthie Bike Park

Dirt Camp
$400 (non-members), $365 (members)
5 days

Spend 5 action-packed days of fun in the woods on your mountain bike! Dominate jumps, rip through dirt, and hammer over roots and rocks just like the pros! Technical trickery, jumps, and drops are just some of the skills we work on in these camps. Each day starts off with skill builders and ends with trail rides. We will also cover Some bike and maintenance skills and of course, plenty of bike games! Be sure to come prepared for lots of fun! Groups will be split by age and ability. Here is an overview of what will be learned throughout the week: The Basics: gearing up, braking, shifting, and body position Balance: bridges, skinnies, and bike games Uphill and Downhill: safer and faster Obstacles: logs, roots, and rocks Drops and Jumps: small to medium size (1/2 ft - 2 ft high) Bike Maintenance: fix-a-flat Trail maintenance: learn to preserve your favorite trail Participants must be 8-13 years old because of the added fitness level and duration of the camps.

Camps with limited spaces - Updated Weekly - 6/12/18

June 18th - Full!
June 25th Camp - Full!
July 9th Camp - Full!
July 16th Camp - Full!
July 23rd Camp - Full! 
July 30th Camp - Full!
August 13th Camp - Full!
August 20th Camp - Full! 
August 27th Camp - Full!

If the week you want is full, check out our Swan Creek and BDOS DirtCamps. Same great camps and coaches in new locations!

If you would like to be added to the waitlist for any of these camps, please go through the registration process for the desired camp. This will automatically add you to the waitlist if it is full.

Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Foundations Level 1 - Women

Women's Only
$80 (non-members), $60 (members)
3 hours

This one is for the ladies! 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 in a fun, supportive all-female environment.  

This class will focus on:

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

 

Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Foundations Level 2 - Women

Women's Only
$80 (non-members), $60 (members)
3 hours

This one is for the ladies! Evergreen’s MTB Foundations level 2 caters to the intermediate rider looking to increase confidence on more technical trails in a fun, supportive, female-only environment. While Foundations Level 1 is a highly recommended prerequisite, experienced students are always welcome to join. Ages 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

 

Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy 

MTB Foundations - Jr

Youth
$80 (non-members), $60 (members)
3 hours

Just for kids! Our MTB Foundations Jr teaches the basics of mountain biking in a fun and exciting class for a younger crowd. Ages 8-13.

This class will focus on:

  • Body Position and Balance
  • Braking
  • Climbing and Descending Techniques
  • Gearing and Shifting
  • Front Wheel Lift


Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Advanced Dirt Camp for Kids at Duthie Bike Park

Dirt Camp
$400 (non-members), $365 (members)
5 Days

This camp is for young, experienced riders who are looking for a bigger challenge. Using the expertise of our great coaching staff, campers will work on technical riding, jumping, bigger drops, and endurance. Coaches will work to improve riders skills so they can tackle bigger terrain faster and with more proficiency. Campers who wish to participate should be able to ride drops of 2ft or more, clear table tops of 6+ feet and be able to ride 10+ miles in a day. Please contact  if you have questions concerning your young riders ability.

 

Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at BDOS

Dirt Camp
$400 (non-members), $365 (members)
5 Days

Come spend a week of action packed fun on two wheels! Evergreen MTB is excited to partner with King County Parks to offer our Youth Dirt Camps at Black Diamond Open Space (BDOS)! This is the first year we will be offering Dirt Camps at BDOS Similar to our very popular camps at Duthie Bike Park, participants will learn all the technical skills to dominate jumps, rip through dirt, and hammer around roots and rocks!  Each day starts off with skill builders and ends with trail rides. We’ll do a hands-on fix-a-flat class and play bike games. Half a day will be spent learning about stewardship and trail maintenance techniques. Be sure to come prepared for lots of fun! Groups will be split by age and ability. Balance games, jumps, and drops are just some of the skills we work on in this camp. Below is an outline of the skills kids learn throughout the week: The Basics: gearing up, braking, shifting, and body position Balance: bridges, skinnies, and bike games Uphill and Downhill: safer and faster Obstacles: logs, roots, and rocks Drops and Jumps: small to medium size (1/2 ft - 2 ft high) Bike Maintenance: fix-a-flat Trail maintenance: learn to preserve your favorite trail Participants must be 8-13 years old because of the added fitness level and duration of the camps.

 

CAMPERSHIPS AVAILABLE! Please email  for details


Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

Progression Sessions - Co-ed

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


Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at Swan Creek Park

Dirt Camp
$400 (non-members), $365 (members)
5 days

Come spend a week of action packed fun on two wheels! Evergreen MTB is excited to partner with Metro Parks Tacoma again to offer our Youth Dirt Camps at Swan Creek Park! This year, we will be offering 2 weeks in total. Similar to our very popular camps at Duthie Bike Park, participants will learn all the technical skills to dominate jumps, rip through dirt, and hammer around roots and rocks!  Each day starts off with skill builders and ends with trail rides. We’ll do a hands-on fix-a-flat class and play bike games. Half a day will be spent learning about stewardship and trail maintenance techniques. Be sure to come prepared for lots of fun! Groups will be split by age and ability. Balance games, jumps, and drops are just some of the skills we work on in this camp. Below is an outline of the skills kids learn throughout the week: The Basics: gearing up, braking, shifting, and body position Balance: bridges, skinnies, and bike games Uphill and Downhill: safer and faster Obstacles: logs, roots, and rocks Drops and Jumps: small to medium size (1/2 ft - 2 ft high) Bike Maintenance: fix-a-flat Trail maintenance: learn to preserve your favorite trail Participants must be 8-13 years old because of the added fitness level and duration of the camps.

CAMPERSHIPS AVAILABLE! contact  for more details.


Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy:
 https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

Mountain Bike Foundations - Women - Eastern Washington

Women's Only
$155 (non-members), $120 (members)
3 hours

In this 2-part series, we use two sessions to teach you everything you need to have fun and be
a confident trail rider. New and experienced riders can all benefit from a focus on learning
fundamental mountain bike handling and techniques. In Part 1, we focus on proper balance
and body position and add a host of vital skills including braking, climbing, descending, and
tight turns. In Part 2, we add cornering, a variety of wheel lifts, negotiating obstacles, line
selection, switchbacks and rolldowns to the skills learned in Part 1. All skills will be discussed,
demonstrated and practiced with our instructors. Throughout the class, we’ll take to the trail for
real-world practice of the skills you learn. 

This class is two consecutive weekend sessions. For Ages 14 and Up.