MTB Camps & Clinics

MOUNTAIN BIKING

MOUNTAIN BIKING CAMPS & CLINICS

Mountain bike camps & clinics are designed with an emphasis on achieving safe, injury-free riding through the establishment and continuous refinement of core skills. We start with basic skills and techniques and build on mastering these in order for riders to be safe and enjoy the rides. We teach skill development using fun games, sequential skill mastery and developing risk and hazard perception off road. This is achieved through the development of fundamental and advanced skills which improve the rider’s capacity to overcome trail difficulties and avoid injury.

All participants must fill out our Health History Form and bring with them to first day of camp or clinic.

YOUTH CAMP INFO

Youth Mountain Bike Camps are 3-hour sessions, four days a week (kids must be 4th-7th grade). 
Time: Monday – Thursday | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Dates Offered:
Intro to Mountain Biking & Basic Skills: June 14 – 17 | July 12 – 15 | August 2 – 5 

Intermediate Mountain Biking Skills & DrillsJune 21 – 24 | July 19 – 22| August 9 – 12 ( 1 pm – 4 pm only. No morning session available)

Register Online HERE.

Payment is made by calling 218.865.8005, Tuesday – Friday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. Your space will not be guaranteed until we receive payment.

For any specific camp questions, please call Heidi Jo Karlsson at 218-865-8062.

Four-Day Camp Fee: $175 per camper/session
*Includes one-day complimentary voucher to come back and ride. 

Payment is made by calling 218.865.8005, Tuesday – Friday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Cancellation: 50% cancellation fee, no refunds within 10 days. No switching camps within 10 days. There is a minimum of 5 participants in order for camp to be held.

  •  Filled Out Health Safety Form
  • Mountain Bike (with a minimum of front suspension + disc brakes)
  • Bike Helmet (CPSC Certified)
  •  Water Bottle/Camel Back
  •  Tennis Shoes/Bike Shoes (no open toe)
  •  Bike Gloves
  • Sunglasses (eye protection is important)
  • Sunscreen
  •  Weather Proof Clothing
  • Spare Bike Tube
  •  Snack (power bars, fruit snacks)

Rental mountain bikes are available for campers.  $10/day or $35/week.

Reserve early, limited availability. Please inquire about rentals when registering. 

WOMEN'S CLINIC INFO

Women’s Mountain Bike Clinics are three weeks, one day per week. 

Women’s Intro To Mountain Biking Clinic – Session 1

Time: Wednesdays from 5 pm – 7 pm

Dates: June 23, June 30, July 7


Women’s Mountain Biking Clinic – Session 2

Time: Fridays from 4 pm – 6 pm

Dates: July 9, 16, 23 

Register Online HERE.

Payment is made by calling 218.865.8005, Tuesday – Friday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. Your space will not be guaranteed until we receive payment.

For any specific camp questions, please call Heidi Jo Karlsson at 218-865-8062.

Payment is made by calling 218.865.8005, Tuesday – Friday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Cancellation: 50% cancellation fee, no refunds within 10 days. There is a minimum of 5 participants in order for camp to be held.

Women’s Intro To Mountain Biking Clinic – Session One: June 23,
June 30, July 7.

  • 3-Day Session Fee: $65
  • Held on Wednesdays; 5 pm – 7 pm

Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic – Session Two: July 9, 16, 23.

  • 3-Day Session Fee: $80 (includes lift access)
  • Held on Fridays; 4 pm – 6 pm

Attend Both Sessions One & Two:

  • 6-Day Sessions Fee: $135 (includes lift access)

Rental Bike Pricing

Session 1 (Wednesdays): $25 per night

Session 2 (Fridays): Full priced (details coming soon).

** Limited rentals available. Must reserve at time of registration.

YOUTH INTRO TO MOUNTAIN BIKING + BASIC SKILLS

Kids Must be 4th-7th Grade to Sign Up.

A step-by-step guide to beginner mountain bike skills to help make the riders first
rides easier. Participants will build confidence in tire grip + work on anticipation + focus points. The Intro to MTB Clinic + Basic Skills Camp will help to develop lifelong skills and a commitment to active lifestyles that will encourage riders to continue mountain biking as they become older – for fitness and enjoyment. Guest speakers from our program sponsor, SkiHut, will help teach your child about bike maintenance + guest instructors will help inspire learning. Each participant will also receive a one-day comp voucher to come back and ride.

Giants Ridge Intro to MTB Clinics provide guidance on:

  • Bike set-up
  • Body position
  • Pressure control and balance
  • Bike and body separation
  • Cornering techniques
  • Climbing and descending
  • Braking techniques
  • And more…

For more info & to register, please call 218.865.8062 or email [email protected]

YOUTH INTERMEDIATE MOUNTAIN BIKING SKILLS + DRILLS

Kids Must be 4th-7th Grade to Sign Up.

Pumps, Bumps, and Rollers! Camp participants will learn the pure fun of mountain biking on our single track trails, as well as descending the mountain on our beautiful lift-served downhill trails. This Progression Clinic is the next step to further fundamental skills + learn a host of new skills to keep participants riding safely with increased speed, control, and confidence. Guest speakers from our program sponsor, SkiHut, will help teach your child about bike maintenance + guest instructors will help inspire learning. Each participant will also receive a one-day comp voucher to come back and ride.

In this Intermediate-Level Progression Clinic, you will learn and practice:

  • Braking (progressions)
  • Weight placement
  • Track stand
  • Basic rear wheel lift
  • front wheel lift
  • Roll-down lunge
  • Line choice
  • High-speed cornering
  • And more…

For more info & to register, please call 218.865.8062 or email [email protected]

WOMEN'S INTRO TO MTB CLINIC SESSION ONE

This clinic is designed for riders who want guidance in building confidence and skills to take their riding to the next level. Participants will learn and practice skills in a safe, controlled environment from experienced instructors with a passion for sharing knowledge and developing skills in others.  This is not an intense downhill or jumps clinic, it is safety minded fun. Our coaches will cover the fundamentals and get you out on the trails.

Core Skills Learned: 

  • Bike Set up for optimal riding and control
  • Correct Body Position Balanced
  • Bike/Body Separation
  • Vision – How to Look Ahead Correctly
  • Cornering Technique
  • How to Brake Effectively
For more info, please call 218.865.8062 or email [email protected]

WOMEN'S MTB CLINIC SESSION TWO

The perfect way to continue on with what you learned in Session 1. This Progression Clinic is the next step to grow fundamental skills + learn a host of new skills to keep participants riding safely with increased speed, control, and confidence. Camp participants will learn the pure fun of mountain biking on our single track trails, as well as descending the mountain on our beautiful lift-served downhill trails. 

Core Skills Learned: 

  • Braking (progressions)
  • Weight placement
  • Track stand
  • Basic rear wheel lift
  • front wheel lift
  • Roll-down lunge
  • Line choice
  • High-speed cornering
  • And more…

For more info, please call 218.865.8062 or email [email protected]

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