Private Session: Introduction to Mountain Biking

10:00am2:00pm

$439 for REI Members

$459 for non-members

Overview

  • Fitness level 3 Moderate
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 1 people

Book a private session and you'll get this entire experience all to yourself--and up to three additional friends or family members. You'll enjoy more one-on-one time with the guide/instructor, more flexibility throughout the session, and a more personal experience for everyone who joins you. Price covers all costs for up to 4 people. 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

What to bring with you

Notes

PLEASE NOTE: Only one person will register for this course, but this private session allows a total group size of 4 people. Invite family members or friends to join you! A Local Experiences team member will contact you ahead of the course to learn more about your group size. If you have any questions please contact us M-F between 9am-4pm at 1 (877) 819-3807 or Sierra-OS@rei.com

Map image of Folsom Lake SRA: Granite Bay

More directions and information

$12 state park parking fee REQUIRED for each vehicle (cash only) or CA State Park Poppy Pass. Restrooms and water available.