This past memorial day was the opening of Snow Summits new mountain bike park. Downhill riders lined up early to be some of the first people back on the lift-accessed trails! With a trail crew working all summer on the building and the maintenance of the mountain bike trails there should be more exciting stuff coming this summer. For a quick recap and some photos from opening weekend check out Eric Carter and pinkbike.com’s blog HERE.
Archive for May, 2013
Be sure to check out National Geographic’s Mountain Movers Series tonight to catch Bear Mountain’s very own creative genius Clayton Shoemaker. Shoemaker is the Director of Park Development and one of the masterminds when it comes to planning & developing unique & challenging features for The Park. Shoemaker also works closely with SPT and you can catch him in this weeks episode follows SPT as they prepare for their most anticipated event of the year: the ESPN X Games in Aspen, Colorado. Tune in tonight and see how designs go from concept to reality. “Mountain Movers follows Chris “Gunny” Gunnarson and [...]
After 2 years of planning, Bear Mountain Team Rider Scotty Vine landed the first ever one-footed double back flip Friday May 10th at Snowboarder Magazine’s Superpark 17 event at Mt. Bachelor in Oregon. While many believe the trick impossible Vine landed it with the style and ease he is known for including a nose grab and perfect landing. “When I decided to learn the one-foot double backflip, I started by practicing one-foot singles with a nose grab such as doing about 30 of them one day at Boreal Mountain. That’s when I really memorized the motion. After waiting for two [...]