Back for its second year is the option to take part in a two-day, women only mountain biking skills camp taught by Angi Weston and Lindsey Voreis, both are certified mountain bike instructors and long-time mountain bikers. These women know their stuff and will help riders improve their skills and get more enjoyment out of mountain biking. Your skills camp registration includes morning skills teaching sessions each day, lunch each day, and afternoon rides with on-trail coaching. The camp is limited to just 18 participants so be sure to register early.
Any mountain biker, male or female, can register for the shuttle day at the Sun Mountain Trails taking place on Sunday June 25. Riders will be shuttled from the Chickadee Trailhead to Thompson Pass where they can select from a variety of trails to enjoy the descent back to the trailhead. Riders may make as many runs as they like while the shuttles are running. The shuttle day at Sun Mountain is limited to 50 riders so register early.
All Singletrack Celebration registrations include breakfast on Sunday at the Chicadee Trailhead at the Sun Mountain Trails before the second day of the womens skills camp and the shuttle day on the Sun Mountain Trails for other Singletrack Celebration participants.
The Methow Singletrack Celebration is being held under USFS permit MET696 on lands on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
Methow Singletrack Celebration itinerary
Registration packet pick-up and check-in will be at Methow Cycle & Sport from 6pm to 8pm. Feeling a little stiff from sitting in the car? Jump on your bike and take a few laps on the pump track acfoss the street to get that blood flowing. We'll also have some light refreshments on hand, so hang out a bit and chat with other riders here for the Singletrack Celebration.
Saturday June 24:
Skills camp participants will start their day with a morning session of drills and lessons on small structures and teaching tools in the park in Winthrop. After lunch, they will head out with their coaches for some on-the-trail learning and riding on a variety of trails around the Methow in the afternoon.
Sunday June 25:
All participants the Singletrack Celebration will start their day with breakfast at the Chicadee Traihead at the Sun Mountain Trails. Raffle drawings will also be held during the breakfast.
After breakfast, skills camp participants will begin day two of their camp with another morning session of drills and lessons and then head back out with their coaches for some more on-the-trail learning and riding on a variety of trails at Sun Mountain in the afternoon.
Shuttle Day participants will take the easy way to Thompson Pass by loading their bikes in a truck and getting a ride to the top. They will then choose their route back to the trailhead via such trails as Woodpecker, Pete's Dragon, or the new advanced trail, Wild Turkey which will celebrate its official opening that weekend.
All together it’s a pretty big weekend of mountain bike riding, learning, and fun in the Methow! We hope you'll join us.