Introduction to Mountain Biking Class

9:00 AM  –  3:00 PM

DCR's Wompatuck State Park

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  • Fitness level  2: Easy Active
  • Skill level  2: Intermediate
  • Minimum age: 14
  • Group size: 10

Experience the thrill of mountain biking with our enthusiastic, knowledgeable instructors! You'll practice various riding techniques, including body and pedal position, shifting, braking, climbing, descending, and navigating minor obstacles on the trail. We'll also go over important communication skills and mountain biking trail etiquette with the aim of keeping multi-use trails open and safe for everyone. And finally, we'll practice all these new skills on a beginner friendly trail ride! Don't have a bike? We'll provide mountain bikes for students at no additional charge. Recommended for those 14 and older; those under 18 must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult. This class is for those who are already comfortable riding a bike on flat and even terrain.

  • Learn techniques for effective bike handling on the trail
  • Practice mountain bike skills in a protected environment
  • Enjoy a beginner friendly trail ride with REI's expert instructors

DCR's Wompatuck State Park

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Located just a 35-minute drive from downtown Boston, Wompatuck State Park offers 262 wooded campsites Link to the image file. (140 of them with electricity Link to the image file. ), 12 miles of paved bicycle trails, and many miles of wooded bridle paths and hiking trails. The park is very popular with trailer campers: electric hookups, a dumping station, and potable water are all available.