Meadows Mountain Bike Camp
August 5 - 8 & August 12 - 15
Come check out Mt. Hood Meadows' most specialized summer camp, and join us for a week of mountain biking. Campers must be proficient in riding a bike. No mountain biking experience is necessary, but kids must have the drive to want to learn. Our full day camp focuses on core skills in skill progression areas, berms, pump tracks and lift accessed trails. With our experienced counselors, campers will learn the practical application of braking, balancing, tactics, basic maintenance & repair and how to master riding a mixture of downhill, trail and skills riding. When they aren’t ripping it down the mountain, the campers will get a chance to rest their legs with stand up paddling and rafting!
Campers will need to provide their own mountain bike. Please see the requirements for bringing your own bike to make sure it is appropriate for this camp.
This camp is open to ages 10 to 16 due to the added fitness level of the camp.
Mountain Bike Requirements
- A well built, quality bike that is correctly sized for the camper
- 18 or 21 speed recommended
- Full suspension recommended, but hard tails are acceptable
- Front hand brakes are required, front and back recommended, no pedal brakes
- Flat pedals, no clip-ins
- No kick stands (it can be dangerous if caught on a rock or feature)
- Correctly fitting helmet
If you do not have your own mountain bike or your personal bike may not suit, here are some links for bike rentals in the Portland and Hood River areas:
The Mountain Shop: https://www.mountainshop.net/rentals/adventure-biking.html
River City Bicycles: http://rivercitybicycles.com/rentals/
Mountain View Cycles: https://www.mtviewcycles.com/about/mountain-bike-rentals-pg66.htm
Discover Bicycles: https://discoverbicycles.com/rentals/
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