Women's Introduction to Colorado Mountain Biking


$129 for REI Members

$149 for non-members


  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 8 people

Experience the thrill of mountain biking with our enthusiastic, knowledgeable instructors! We'll start by addressing proper bike fit while making any necessary adjustments to your bike. Next we'll demonstrate 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. Finally, we'll practice all these new skills on a great trail ride! Don't have a bike? We'll provide bikes at no additional charge. Recommended for those 14 and older; those under 18 must be accompanied by female parent or responsible female adult. No rider will be left behind!

  • Learn how to mount and dismount a mountain bike both in stationary and moving environments
  • Learn the proper techniques of shifting, braking, hill climbing/descending, and clearing minor obstacles
  • Trail etiquette (Leave No Trace) and safety emphasized
  • Find local areas where you can begin to build your skills as a mountain biker

What to bring with you


All of our experiences can be offered as private courses in order to accommodate your schedule or to arrange a group experience for your friends! Please email Denver-os@rei.com or call us at 303-756-3100 for more information.

Map image of Boulder: Flatirons Vista

More directions and information

There is a $5 parking fee (cash only) for motor vehicles that are not registered in Boulder County. From Boulder, travel South on highway 93. The parking area is located on the right, 100 yards past Rd 128. If you have any questions or issues, please contact us @ 720-608-4198, or denver-os@rei.com.