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Deer Valley Resort will invest $7.5 million in improvements

Deer Valley Resort will invest $7.5 million in the following improvements for the 2016-2017 season. Mountain biking trail improvements including a new beginner-level flow trail called “Holy Roller” on Bald Mountain designed by Gravity Logic Royal Street Café text service for restaurant seating Updating the resort’s entire Cadillac vehicle fleet New concession stand in the Snow Park

Deer Valley Resort 2016 Summer Season Offerings

Deer Valley Resort announces its summer offerings available for guests seeking an invigorating summer getaway. From extensive investments to the resort’s mountain biking trail system and vitalizing hikes among the aspens to fine dining and renowned open-air evening concerts, Deer Valley delivers mountain fun all summer long. The resort’s daily summer operations begin June 17

Mountain Bike Tip – Raise and Lower Your Saddle

Raise and Lower Your Saddle Just like your body, your saddle should not remain static throughout your ride. To get the most out of your bike you’ll want to lower your seat during your descents. This will allow for all of the bike movement to happen that we’ve been talking about throughout these posts. If

Mountain Bike Tip – Carry a Tool Kit

Carry a Tool Kit Whenever you’re out riding it’s important to carry at least a basic tool kit. Whether it’s in a saddle bag or in your backpack, having some basic tools can mean the difference between rolling/riding or walking home. At the very minimum consider carrying: • Multi-tool (with a chain breaker, Allen set,

Mountain Bike Tip – One Finger On The Brakes

One Finger On The Brakes Last week we talked about the merits of learning to use both your front and rear brake together. This week we’d like to remind you to use only one finger on the lever while braking. Just like you wouldn’t use two feet to brake in your car, you don’t need

Mountain Bike Tip – Front Brake

Don’t Fear Your Front Brake Maybe you’ve come out of a corner, overusing your front brake, and washed out. Maybe you’ve had the dreaded “over the bars” crash – you decided then and there to never touch your front brake again. It might be tempting to rely solely on your back brake for stopping power.

Mountain Bike Tip – Soft Pedaling

Soft Pedaling Soft pedaling is what we refer to as making your feet feel light in order to pedal into a clean gear change. When approaching a steep incline we want to make as many gear changes prior to the hill. However, when that inevitable gear change happens on the hill you want to focus