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Saturday, April 19, 2014 9:55 AM
Status:Open
Average Base:70 cm
Snow Conditions:Machine Groomed Granular
New Snow:0cm
Snow Making:No
Day Lifts Open:5 of 15
Day Trails Open:20 of 42
Day Activities Open:2 of 3
Day Freestyle Open:2 of 3
Night Lifts Open:N/A
Night Trails Open: N/A
Night Freestyle Open:N/A
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Mountain Biking Information

Mountain Biking Park Information Your source for bike park updates and policies. Whether you're just starting out or have years of experience under your wheels, the Blue Mountain Bike Park is the place to ride this summer.


» Operating Hours
» Trail Conditions Update
» Age Requirements
» Rider Assessment
» Blue Mountain Rider Rating Scale



Operating Hours

2013 Seasonal Operating Schedule*
 
Sun
Mon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
Sat
Spring
May 23 -
June 15
10:00am-
8:00pm
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
10:00am-
8:00pm
10:00am-
8:00pm
Summer
June 20 -
Sept 1
10:00am-
8:00pm
10:00am-
8:00pm
10:00am-
8:00pm
10:00am-
8:00pm
10:00am-
8:00pm
10:00am-
8:00pm
10:00am-
8:00pm
Fall
Sept 5 -
Oct 13
10:00am-
5:00pm
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
10:00am-
5:00pm
10:00am-
5:00pm
* All lift and operation times are weather dependent and subject to change.

Trail Conditions Update

The unique biological make-up and high clay content of the Niagara Escarpment makes Blue Mountain Bike trails quite vulnerable to rain and weather conditions.

Safety of our riders is our number one priority, as is protecting the sustainability of our trails and the ecological balance of the surrounding environment. Standard operating procedures exist for the opening and closing of our mountain bike trails and ensure these factors are considered.

Directly following a weather event involving rain the trails are inspected by either the Blue Mountain Trail Crew or Bike Patrol. The decision to delay opening due to unfavourable conditions may be made after this inspection.

We recognize that this delay in information can be an inconvenience to our guests; therefore we thank you in advance for your patience.

Updates to trail weather conditions and closures will be posted on our website.

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Age Requirements

Valid ID will be required for proof of age. Riders 17 and under who did not complete the Waiver Process with a parent or legal guardian will not be permitted to purchase a trail pass or rentals.

Riders under the age of 10 years:
  • Cross-country trail pass or lift access only while accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Riders age 10 to 12 years:
  • For cross country trails, must ride with an adult 25 years or older or with a guide.
  • For downhill trails, must complete the rider assessment.
  • For downhill trails, must ride with an adult 25 years or older or with a guide.
Riders age 13 to 17 years:
  • Must complete the Rider Assessment.
All downhill riders 17 and under are required to wear a full face helmet and full armour (arms, legs, chest and back protection).
We strongly recommend all riders to wear a full face helmet and full armour.

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Rider Assessment

Riders 17 years of age and under are required to complete a waiver, skill assessment and view an orientation video prior to picking up their Season Pass or Lift Ticket. All riders 13 years of age and older are required to complete a waiver and an All Access skill assessment to access Haole (a controlled access trail).

Skill Assessment

Ages: All riders 17 years of age and under
Cost: Free
Length: Less than 60 minutes
Assessment: Basic braking, cornering and decision-making skills on blue terrain.

All Access Assessment

Ages: All riders 13 years of age and older wishing to ride Haole
Cost: Free
Length: Less than 60 minutes
Assessment: Advanced braking, cornering, body positioning, decision-making skills and air awareness in the All Access Assessment area.

NOTE: We strongly recommend that all new downhill riders participate in a lesson.

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Blue Mountain Rider Rating Scale


Level 1: You have little experience riding a bike. You are comfortable riding on paved surfaces, but once you wander onto dirt or gravel you hesitate and feel uncomfortable. You have never ridden single track trails.

Level 2: You have experience riding a bike off-road (dirt/gravel path) and some experience riding single track. You are comfortable on double track (rail trails) trails with moderate climbs and descents, and are able to ride single track. This will be your first time riding a downhill bike.

Level 3: You have several years of experience riding cross-country, or motocross and are familiar with downhill mountain biking. You are comfortable on double track and single track trails with moderate climbs and descents, but steep descents make you uncomfortable.

Level 4: You are a downhill or freeride mountain biker. You are comfortable on double and single track trails with moderate to steep descents, but you are uncomfortable riding narrow man-made features.

Level 5: You are a downhill or freeride mountain biker. You are comfortable on double and single track trails with steep descents and riding narrow man-made features.

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