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Nordic & Backcountry Ski Swap

2nd weekend in November, this is the biggest Nordic & Backcountry Ski Swap in the west.

Great Ski Race

This 30km race Tahoe XC to Truckee raise funds for Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue Team

2020 Summer Events
May 30
Trailhead Mountain Bike Rentals - Opening Day

Opening Day for trailhead mountain bike rentals. We have immediate trail access and no-fuss rentals suitable for beginner and advanced riders. At this time, we are only available for same-day, call-in reservations for rentals.

Read our COVID-19 Reopening Plan.

Jun 1
Spring Junior Mountain Riders

Let’s ride! This 5-week spring session begins June 1st and ends June 29th.

Give your kids the opportunity to experience, and grow in, the sport of mountain biking with peers and professional coaches. Tahoe XC trails are perfect for all abilities.

  • Focus on developing safe, strong, responsible riders
  • Professional coaches and instruction
  • Practice in a fun, healthy and supportive environment
  • Open to kids ages 7-11

Learn more and sign up!

Jun 17
Father's Day + Kids Mtn Bike Clinic

In honor of Father’s Day, we’re inviting mountain bike dads and their kids for an evening of learning and fun. Work as a team to perform a pre-ride bike check together. Warm up on your bike with fundamental skills, which allows you and your kiddo to explore the ranges of motion that are possible on your bikes. Next, use these new skills on a guided ride roaming through the woods at Tahoe XC.

(Wednesday evening, 1.5 hours)

Learn more & reserve your spot

Jul 1
Beginner Skills for All Mountain Bike Clinic

New to mountain biking? This clinic is for you. Explore the ranges of motion that are possible on your bike. We will use drills to create better spatial awareness on our bike, explore bike/body separation, and improve your ability to dynamically maintain balance and stability on your bike.

(Wednesday evening, 1.5 hours)

Learn more & reserve your spot

Jul 11
Fundamentals & Cornering Mountain Bike Clinic & Yoga

This beginner clinic is designed for new riders or experienced riders with limited instruction. Riders will expand their ranges of motion on their bike to better dynamically maintain balance and stability on their bike. Additionally, riders will utilize bike/body separation to improve their technique in corners.

(Saturday morning, 3 hours)

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Jul 13
Summer Junior Mountain Riders

Let’s ride! This 6-week summer session begins July 13th and ends August 17th.

Give your kids the opportunity to experience, and grow in, the sport of mountain biking with peers and professional coaches. Tahoe XC trails are perfect for all abilities.

  • Focus on developing safe, strong, responsible riders
  • Professional coaches and instruction
  • Practice in a fun, healthy and supportive environment
  • Open to kids ages 7-11

Learn more and sign up!

Jul 15
Just Cornering! Mountain Bike Clinic

Cornering is the most used and necessary skill of mountain biking. In this clinic designed for experienced/intermediate riders, explore different tactics and techniques to apply to all types of corners: flat to berms, slow to high speed, flow to tight switchbacks, etc. In less than 2 hours, you’ll be equipped with a variety of drills to practice at home.

(Wednesday evening, 1.5 hours)

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Jul 25
Wheel Lifts Mountain Bike Clinic & Yoga

Unfortunately (and fortunately) not all trails are smooth. In this experienced/intermediate moutnain bike clinic, learn a variety of techniques for lifting your front and rear wheels. Mastering wheel lifts allows you to have better control of your suspension and is the foundation for learning jumps and drops.

(Saturday morning, 3 hours)

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Aug 8
Women’s Beginner Mountain Bike Clinic & Yoga

Whether you are new to mountain bike riding or experienced with limited coaching, this beginner clinic focuses on mountain bike essentials. Practice drills to create better spatial awareness on your bike, explore bike/body separation, and improve your ability to dynamically maintain balance and stability on your bike. This clinic concludes with yoga on the deck, targeting cycling-specific muscles and joints that are especially useful practices to help female riders.

(Saturday morning, 3 hours)

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Aug 12
Fundamentals & Wheel Lifts Mountain Bike Clinic

Designed for beginner riders and experienced riders who’ve had limited coaching, this clinic begins with key fundamental movements, then moves on to a variety of techniques for lifting your front and rear wheels. Mastering wheel lifts allows you to have better control of your suspension and is the foundation for learning jumps and drops.

(Wednesday evening, 1.5 hours)

Learn more & reserve your spot

Aug 29
Women’s Specific Full-Day Mountain Bike Clinic & Yoga

This clinic offers a comprehensive mountain bike experience in a supportive environment, geared towards women ages 16 and older. Over the course of the weekend, progress your mountain bike skills, gain tools to improve your fitness and nutrition, learn how to maintain your own bike, strengthen your mental focus while mountain biking, experience the allure of the Tahoe forests, and gain new riding buddies!

(1-day clinic, approx 6 hours)

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Sep 12
Technical Terrain Skills Mountain Bike Clinic & Yoga

Struggling on rocky/steep terrain? This clinic is for you! To better attack technical terrain, we will introduce the following key skills: trackstands, ratcheting, roll down lunges and drops. These maneuvers will give you the confidence that you need in the trickiest of terrain. This clinic practices and teaches advanced skills and is suitable for riders who consider themselves intermedate/experienced.

(Saturday morning, 3 hours)

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Sept 14
Fall Junior Mountain Riders

Let’s ride! This 6-week fall session begins Sept 14th and ends October 19th.

Give your kids the opportunity to experience, and grow in, the sport of mountain biking with peers and professional coaches. Tahoe XC trails are perfect for all abilities.

  • Focus on developing safe, strong, responsible riders
  • Professional coaches and instruction
  • Practice in a fun, healthy and supportive environment
  • Open to kids ages 7-11

Learn more and sign up!

Oct TBA
Strider Glider Gear Return

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all 2019-2020 Strider Gliders with skis, boots, poles currently out should keep your gear until Fall 2020 (exact date TBA). We are counting on you to be careful with and responsible for all rental gear items until they can be safely returned.

Learn how to store your gear.

Nov 14
Nordic & Backcountry Ski Swap

Buy new and used gear at our annual Nordic & Backcountry Ski Swap, always the 2nd weekend in November.

2020 Ski Swap details