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Jump Clinic

Jump Clinic - YYCMTB

Learn how to Dirt Jump with grace and style! Increase your skill level, comfort in the air, body positioning, speed, and learn some tricks! The skills you learn here will also greatly increase your confidence and flow on singletrack trails. Your coach for this 1-day session is Stephanie Nychka, straight off her recent Pro-class win for Best Trick at the Sweetlines Sugar Showdown in Duthie Hill!     Jump Clinic Details When: Saturday, August 12, 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. […]

Powderface Short Loop – Video

Powderface Short Loop YYCMTB Banshee

We get a lot of questions about trails outside of West Bragg. The Powderface Short Loop is a good one to look at. This used to be one of the go-to rides in Kananaskis, long before Moose Mountain and West Bragg were developed [raise your hand if you rode it on a hardtail XC bike]. Since the early 90s, parts of it have been rebuilt 6-7 times, plus erosion and cattle have worked their magic. These days, it’s a wide-open ripper […]

Ride With YYCMTB This Summer

Chestermere Bike Park Kids Strider

The lazy days of summer are here! YYCMTB has some space left in our July and August sessions: Chestermere Bike Park Sessions are rolling most Tuesdays in July and August. We have a limited space left in the Ripper sessions for kids aged 5-9, so act fast if you want to get them signed up! We’ve made some tweaks to our other Chestermere sessions, so check them out to see what will work for you. Do you have a child aged 3 or […]

YYCMTB Rides Canmore at Plaid Goat

YYCMTB Highline Canmore Plaid GoatHighline Trail, Canmore, Alberta

YYCMTB is hosting some group rides for this weekend’s super-fantastic Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Fest! ALL RIDES ARE ONLY FOR FEST ATTENDEES AND ARE FREE. All participants will need to sign a waiver to join the ride. We have 4 rides on the schedule: Friday, June 23rd – 3:00-5:00 p.m.: Ride from the Fest site to Canmore Nordic Centre, go for a rip and then ride back. Mix of trails, mostly blues, a green or two, could squeeze in the Coal […]

Women and Girls Skills Clinics Start Soon!

Women and Girls Skills Clinics at Chestermere

UPDATE: PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE FOR THIS SERIES! Ladies, you don’t want to miss this: Come ride with coach Stephanie at the All Ladies Tuesday Skill Clinics at Chestermere Bike Park, May 30, June 6, 20 & 27th! Women’s and girls’ mountain biking skill clinics start at the end of May, and run every Tuesday afternoon/evening for a total of four weeks. Dates: June 5, 12, 196, 26 Time: Girls [15 and under] 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Women [over 15] 6:30-8:30 […]