Mountain Bike Tip – Ride a Chairlift

Save a Climb, Ride a Chairlift (and grab a coach)

A great way to practice and improve your biking skills is to ride the chairlift up the mountain. While some may scoff at the idea of not “working for it,” riding up the lift once or twice a season is a great way to hit the trail system fresh and ready for practicing some of the tools we’ve discussed in this blog series. And just because you’ve had a hand going up doesn’t mean you won’t be pedaling – there’s hours of riding to be done here at Deer Valley with just one chairlift ride. The best part is, you won’t be too tired or in “survival mode” from an hour (or more) climb to work on your technique, and you’ll have the mental and physical ability to focus on riding successfully.

Want to really improve? Try out our mountain bike school. We’re staffed with knowledgeable and passionate riders who want to make sure you’re getting the most out of your bike and your day.

IMG_0544 IMG_0606 IMG_0730We hope you enjoy our weekly mountain bike tips. Please remember that they can help but will not eliminate risks, as mountain biking is a dynamic sport. These tips are meant to help you build skills and progress for a more enjoyable mountain biking experience.

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Jess Nielsen captured this #DeerValleyMoment during the SCOTT Sports Twilight Ride Series at Deer Valley Resort. There are only two SCOTT SPORT Twilight Rides left this season. Join us for $20 lift tickets on Wednesday, August 23 and 30 from 4 to 8 p.m.
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Jess Nielsen captured this #DeerValleyMoment during the SCOTT Sports Twilight Ride Series at Deer Valley Resort. There are only two  SCOTT SPORT Twilight Rides left this season. Join us for $20 lift tickets on Wednesday, August 23 and 30 from 4 to 8 p.m.

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