2020 STL MTB Summer Mountain Bike Trip
Join Us in Bentonville, Arkansas!
When: Intermediate: May 25-28, Advanced: June 1-4
Where: Bentonville, Arkansas
Visit Bentonville Website - https://www.visitbentonville.com
Cost: $650 Per rider
Trip Prerequisites: Rider's have either ridden with STL MTB Camp before or have takin a new rider evaluation test (Please email email@example.com for rider evaluations).
MTB Destination Series
Focuses around creating a safe and engaging experience for riders looking to explore the region's premier destinations. With a safety first policy, we encourage pushing our personal comfort zones with the supervision of world-class instructors. All of our trips provide delicious backcountry meals, sleeping quarters and endless miles of awesome trails. All MTB Destination trips are drug and alcohol-free.
What can I say.......I have been fully dedicated to the sport of cycling and outdoor recreation for as long as I can remember. Pushing the broom at my local bike shop, racing my butt off for years, guiding bike trips all over the U.S.A. oh! and starting STL MTB! I'm grateful for the opportunity to share my passion for the outdoors & mountain biking with others and excited to aid in the future growth of the St. Louis outdoor community!
12-15 Mile Rides
Introduction to Jumps & Drops
Intro to Advanced Riding
24+ Mile Rides
Intro to Gaps and Large Jumps
Advanced Cornering, Braking, Technical Climbing
BEFORE the trip
Make sure you have a good nights rest and everything on the Gear List.
6:30 AM - Meet at Commuter Parking Lot at 141, exit 272 of Hwy 44. Map Link
Do a bike and helmet check, load up and head out. Our free van shuttle is available or you can meet for caravanning.
7:00 AM - Leave for Two Rivers Bike Park - We will have snacks and Lunch in the car consisting of Fruits, nuts, beef jerky, and Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches.
12:00 pm- Skills progression and trail riding at Two Rivers Bike Park
5:30 PM - Arrive at Campsite located at the beautiful Two Sons Float and Camp, river access with a beach and all basic facilities! Set up Camp, cook dinner
8:00 am Classic Breakfast will be provided, Eggs, Toast, Bacon, Campfire Donuts, & OJ
9:30 am- Depart for a trail ride at the Slaughter Pin Trail system, ride bikes until we can't ride bikes anymore!
1:00 pm- Lunch
6:00 pm- Back at camp, we will enjoy plentiful food options (meat and veggies) cooked over the campfire. S'mores are standard. We will share stories and hit some night hike action (Bring a flashlight).
8:00 am- Classic Breakfast will be provided, Eggs, Toast, Bacon, Campfire Donuts, & OJ
9:00 am- Depart campsite and head to Slaughter PinTrail system again for more Trail riding!
1:00 pm- Lunch at Pedaler's Pub in Bentonville
2:00 pm- Local activity (river, museum, dirt jumping park, explore downtown, etc)
6:00 pm- Dinner and 'smores!
7:30 am- Cereal, bagels, Juice for breakfast
8:30 am- Depart campsite and head to Two Rivers bike skills park just outside of Springfield,MO.
11:00 am- Stop for a quick bite along the route
11:30pm-Arrive at Two Rivers for a 2-hour skills and bike park ride.
1:30 pm- Head back to STL
5-5:30 pm- Arrive back at Commuter parking for drop off, Map Link
What to bring
- Hydrated and Full Stomach
- Tuned Bike
- Spare Tube for your bike
- Bike Gloves (if you wear them)
- Backpack with two water bottles or Hydropack
- Appropriate Clothing for 4 days of riding and relaxing
- Gloves & Hat
- Mattress pad of some sort, Sleeping bag (If you need some we may have extra)
- Flashlight (Extra Batteries, Head Lamps are Prefered)
- Camp Chair
- Sunscreen and Bugspray
- Positive attitude and a Smile
Parent Chaperones Eat and Ride for Free! Limited Positions (We appreciate your support) Please email directly to inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org
Further Details and Gear List after Registration!