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Mountain Biking

Park City has 400 miles of trails, come experience the joy of the mountains through biking with passionate PCSS Coaches. The perfect cross training for our winter programs of the same focus and caliber. Our Mountain Bike Program is offered in 2 formats which allows you the flexibility to choose what works best for your athlete.

  • Dates:
    • Session 1:  June 6 - June 30
    • Session 2:  July 11 - August 4
  • Schedule: Mon - Thurs, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Ages: 8-13 years old
  • Cost: $199.50 per session 
SESSION OPTIONS
  • Week Long Camps (4 consecutive days) - Weekly camps offer a sample of the different aspects of mountain biking. 2 days of XC trails, 1 day skill focus, and 1 day gravity focus
  • Once a Week (4 days, 1 day per week)  - Allows a focused approach on the style of riding that your athlete prefers. For example choose Mondays and you will get 4 XC training sessions, choose Wednesdays and you will get 4 gravity sessions at Woodward.
SCHEDULE DETAILS
  • Mondays 9:00am-12:00pm - Training will begin and end at Trailside Bike Park. Bike handling and skills focus. Gravity fundamentals focus.
  • Tuesdays 9:00am-12:00pm - Training will begin and end at the Quinns Junction Fields parking lot and we will ride Round Valley.  XC trails focus.
  • Wednesdays 10:00am-1:00pm - Training will begin and end at Woodward Gravity fundamentals focus. Woodward Membership or Daily Lift Access Pass is required but not included, we can offer a 20% discount code on full membership at Woodward (not the day passes).
  • Thursdays 9:00am-12:00pm - Training will begin and end at the Utah Olympic Park. XC trails focus.
TRAINING GROUPS
  • Level 1: Braking, shifting gears, getting on and off the bike safely, basic body positions (level pedals, chicken elbows), balance, vision. Rides include various routes in the surrounding Park City area
  • Level 2: More body position, negotiating turns and small drops, more balance, getting on and off the bike safely in a pinch. Rides include variations of more challenging terrain and features.
  • Level 3: Body position fore, aft, center. Jump set and flight control, negotiating hairpin turns and drops, more balance, cornering, moving the bike beneath you, line choice.

Bikes & Equipment

Having the appropriate equipment is the most important part of the learning experience. We suggest taking your bike to a local bike shop for a tune before your camp begins. We recommend bikes with at least 9 gears in the rear derailleur, disc brakes, and a front fork with at least 100mm of travel. It is important to come prepared  for your ride. Well maintained bikes, protection, water, and proper snacks to maintain energy are vital to make the experience.  This is a learning environment and coming prepared will make all the difference in what you get out of your training.

Required Equipment
  • Properly maintained bike ( Wheel Size 24” and up) 
  • Helmet, Gloves
  • Water Bottle or Hydration Pack
  • Spare Tube and/or Patch Kit
  • Healthy Snacks
Suggested Equipment
  • Layering pieces (rain jacket, long sleeve jersey, etc.)
  • Protection - Full Face Helmet, knee pads, elbow pads, on gravity days
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
Proper Snacks
  • Trail Mix
  • Protein Bars
  • Energy Gels, Energy Gummies
  • Ham or Turkey Sandwich
*Contact Hatch Haslock with questions.
 

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Chris 'Hatch' Haslock

Chris 'Hatch' Haslock

Freeski Director

Phone: 801-550-1309