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Mount Washington has programs tailored to introduce new riders to the sport of mountain biking.

First Time & New Riders

Mount Washington Bike Park New Riders

Learn to Ride
Introductory Group Lesson

Learn to Ride is an introductory group lesson package tailored to first-time downhill mountain bike riders looking to get a taste of the Bike Park. If you’re comfortable riding a bike on pavement, we’ll have you loving our easy cruising trails and learning areas in no time! Class sizes maximum 6 guests per group.

Includes:

  • Full-day lift ticket
  • 2-hour lesson
  • 2-hour bike rental*
  • 2-hour armour rental*
Lesson Availability:
  • DAILY at 12:00pm and 2:30pm
  • SATURDAY & SUNDAY at 5:30pm
  • Lessons are based on Guide availability
*Bike & armour is returned at lesson end, upgrade options available.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Introduction to Position & Balance skills through “Climbing”, “Neutral” and “Ready” positions, as well as how to achieve good range of movement.

  • Proper braking techniques using both brakes.
  • Effective trail scanning for smooth, efficient riding.

WHERE YOU’LL RIDE

  • Mt. Washington Skills Park
  • Greenline Trail
  • Panda Garden
Contact Us
LEARN TO RIDE LESSONS AFTERNOON$104.00
Adult (13+) $104 or Child (7-12) $69 Available: 12:00pm & 2:30pm

UPGRADE to full-Day Adult Bike/Armour - $79 (ages 13+) -  $59 (ages 7-12) 
Family (up to 4 people) - $289.00, $64 pp for each additional rider

LEARN TO RIDE LESSONS EVENING$79.00
Adult (13+) $79 or Child (7-12) $54 Available: 12:00pm & 2:30pm

Family (up to 4 people) - $219.00, ask for additional rider price

Learn to Ride Week at  Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Learn to Ride Special
Save Big on Group Lessons

Mid-week, July 18-22 and each Wednesday during the month of August we are offing this group introductory lesson package at a huge savings.

The Learn to Ride program is an introductory group lesson tailored to first-time downhill mountain bikers. Includes: 2-hour bike rental, lift ticket and a 2-hour lesson. Save BIG during our Learn to Ride Specails!
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Ability Levels
What Rider are You?

Not sure about what level you're riding at? Please review our LEVEL Description page to get a better idea of where your riding is at and what course or camp is the best fit for you.
Ability Levels

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PRINTABLE WAIVER
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FAQ's
What happens to my Bike Pass if the Resort does not open or is closed part way through the season due to the Covid-19 pandemic?
A)   The Mt. Washington Bike Park opens for the season Saturday, June 27, 2020. Season passes are valid for the duration of the season purchased for, regardless of the actual season end date, as opening and closing dates are planned but not guaranteed.  If extreme circumstances do arise resulting in an unexpected closure of the resort, Bike Pass Holder policies will be reassessed and communicated as such.

LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS

Not sure about what level you're riding at? Please review our LEVEL Description page to get a better idea of where your riding is at and what course or camp is the best fit for you.

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