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MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at BDOS

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

Description:

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. Please contact  if you have any questions. 

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MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at Swan Creek Park

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

Description:

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. Please contact  if you have any questions.

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Intro to Freeride - Co-ed

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

Description:

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!)
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Upcoming Sessions:

Number in parentheses indicates available spots

Intro to Freeride - Women

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

Description:

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!)
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MTB Foundations Level 1 - Teen

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

Description:

MTB Foundations 1 - Teen

Beginner

Are you new to mountain biking? Or do you need to brush the dust off those skills? MTB Foundations is the place to start building your confidence on two wheels in a fun teen only environment Age: 14-17

This class will focus on:

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

*Note bikes and equipment are not provided for any Evergreen education classes. 

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MTB Foundations Level 2 - Teen

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

Description:

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

*Note bikes and equipment are not provided for any Evergreen education classes. 

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Technical Descending Workshop

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

Description:

Do you want to conquer Predator? Come join the Evergreen Instructors as they break down the skills necessary to conquer Tiger Mt's most infamous trail. We will focus on rocks, roots, steep terrain and how to negotiate them safely while sessioning the lower half of Predator. This class will be an excellent follow-up to our Intro to Freeride class. Ages: 18+

NOTE: A Full-Face MTB helmet will be required for this class!

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Advanced Cornering Workshop

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

Description:

Come join Evergreen for a workshop on advanced high-speed cornering! This class will cover body position, weighting and unweighting the bike, and different cornering scenarios. This class will be an excellent follow-up to our Intro to Freeride class and a will complement other more advanced classes.

Ages:18+

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MTB Dirt Camps for TEENS at Duthie

Dirt Camp
3 days
$250 (members)
$285 (non-members)

Description:

Evergreen MTB is excited to offer a 3-day mountain bike camp for TEENS on the week of the 4th of July!! The camp will be similar to our youth dirt camps, starting the morning with skill builders before moving on to trail rides and specific mountain bike techniques (check out the specific skills outlined in the Youth Dirt Camp descriptions). Since this is a teen program, there will be an emphasis on longer cross country rides for those who are interested. Come prepared to have 3 days of fun! Participants must be 13-17 years old. Please contact  if you have any questions.

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Rat Pac Freeride Clinic - Kittitas

Special Clinics/Events
3 hours
$60 (members)
$80 (non-members)

Description:

Do you have the basics down and are ready to start refining your skills for more flow and confidence on technical singletrack trails? This co-ed class will tackle features on our local Rat Pac trail to improve your skill with tight switchbacks, drops, roll downs, and high-speed cornering. 
 
Sign up for this as a standalone course or add it on as an extension to our Progression Series. Prerequisite skills: Foundations 1 (minimum), Foundations 2 (preferred), or Progression Series. 

Class Focus:

  • Switchbacks
  • Drops
  • Roll Downs
  • High-Speed Cornering
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MTB Foundations Level 2 - Women - Kittitas

Women-Only
3 Hours
$80 (members)
$60 (non-members)

Description:

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. 

Class Focus:

  • Review of body position, balance,  braking and descending
  • Cornering
  • Obstacle Clearance
  • Trail skills including roll downs
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Progression Sessions - Kittitas

Adult Co-Ed
4 classes
$130 (members)
$165 (non-members)

Description:

A co-ed ride series for 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. The first 2 classes will focus on beginner skills and progress to intermediate skills in the final 2 classes. Minimum Age: 14

This class will focus on:

  • 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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MTB Foundations Level 1 - Women - Kittitas

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

Description:

This one is for the ladies! Are you new to mountain biking? Or do you need to brush the dust off those 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
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MTB Foundations Level 1 - Kittitas

Adult Co-Ed
3 hours
$60 (members)
$80 (non-members)

Description:

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
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Intro to Freeride - Kittitas

Adult Co-Ed
3 hours
$120 (members)
$155 (non-members)

Description:

ATTN: This class is a 2-part series. See dates below.

Want to start pushing the limits of what you can ride? Want to go big on the jumps and carve berms with ease? This 2-part 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

Class Focus:

  • 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!)
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