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Mountain Creek Downhill Skills Camp

Dates: August 22 & 23

Camp Pricing:

$279.99 per Day (Includes Daily Lift Ticket, Lunch and Camper T-Shirt)

25% off rental packages for Camp Participants:--please contact 973-827-2000 to receive a promotional code to reserve online.

 

Downhill Skills Camp Details:

The Mountain Creek Downhill Skills Camp will focus on mastering the fundamental mountain bike skills of freeride, enduro and downhill riding and racing. 

This two day training camp will include: Bike setup, rider assessment, skill building sessions focused on progressing each rider while riding on the hill each day.

Day 1:

  • Bike set up and suspension tuning
  • Body position and how to create better bike/body separation
  • Braking - How and when to use your brakes 
  • Gears - How to use your gears (cadence, shifting and pedaling technique)
  • Wheel lifts, Manuals and Bunny Hops
  • Fundamentals of Drops
  • Fundamentals of Jumping

Day 2:

This is the day we instill more advanced techniques into everyone's riding and start checking off your individual goal boxes.

  • Line choice & vision - How to ride better by choosing the right line and looking ahead
  • Effective cornering
  • Pumping the bike
  • Taking on technical terrain
  • Confidently conquering drops & jumps
  • More advanced freeride skills


Ages: 13 & Up

Ability Level: Advanced Beginners & Above - Riders should be comfortable riding Blue level terrain and above


Camp Hours: 10am - 4pm

Camp Rate:  $279.99
 

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Includes lift access, does not include bike rental. Equipment rental available at a 25% discount please call 973-827-2000 to receive promotional code to book online (subject to availability).

Questions please contact Tim Stone, Bike School Manager tstone@mountaincreek.com 



Helpful Information:

Please note: Riders should be comfortable riding green circle or blue square bike park terrain. 

 

What should I wear?
Long pants and long sleeve tops are recommended. Shoulders should be covered. Full-face helmets are required for all participants. Knee and elbow protective equipment recommended. Full-finger gloves and goggles are highly recommended.

Can I use my own bike?
A full suspension mountain bike with a minimum of 5” (125mm) of front and rear travel is required. Front and rear disc brakes are required - no coaster or rim brakes allowed.

Rental Bikes are available at a discount for campers. Advanced reservations are required to ensure the right size bike is available for you.  Please call 973-827-2000 to book (subject to availability).

Complimentary protective equipment is included with all bike rentals.

Personalized Coaching (All Ages)

Can’t make it to one of our camps, or maybe you’re a more advanced rider looking to break through to the next level?  Build your own camp to suit your personalized needs.  Our certified, professional and friendly instructors are ready to help you take your riding to its full potential, or just show you the ropes of the park and downhill mountain biking. 

1 1/2 Hour Private Lesson

$99

Half Day

$175

Full Day

$300

Add a friend

$31/person

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Reservations are strongly recommended. Walk-ins are first come, first serve and based on availability.