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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 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 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 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

Progression Sessions - Women

Women's Only
$165 (non-members), $130 (members)
4 weeks

This female-only class is tailored to the experienced female rider looking to improve skills and become an even stronger, more confident rider. 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 spending the majority of time on the trail in a supportive all-female environment. 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

Progression Sessions - Jr

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

A ride series for younger riders who have some experience but want to improve their skills to 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 more trail time and making new friends. Ages 8-13

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

Classes are held at Duthie Hill Park, Black Diamond Open Space, Swan Creek, and Big Finn Hill. Click on the dates below to see class location.


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

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!)

Intro to Freeride - Women

Women's Only
$155 (non-members), $120 (members)
2 part series

Want to start pushing the limits of what you can ride? Go big on the jumps and carve berms with ease? This female-only (and female-instructed) class covers the basics of freeride biking, and takes each rider on the first step her journey to comfort and confidence with cornering, speed, and air! Minimum Age: 16

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!)


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

MTB Foundations Level 2 - Teen

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

Evergreen’s MTB Foundations Level 2 class builds on the skills participants learn in the Level 1 class. It also provides riders with some experience out on the trails or those who could use review of proper techniques and mountain bike handling an excellent opportunity to take their riding ability to the next level. Learn to navigate tight turns, corner with confidence, and learn wheel lifts that will help you conquer obstacles like roots, logs and just about anything else that you may come across along the trails. Ages 14-17