Tuesday, July 29, 2008

New Northstar Trail

This actually opened this weekend, but thought it was still worth mentioning:
Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in Lake Tahoe, California today announced the opening of a new downhill mountain bike trail geared toward those interested in getting started in the sport of downhill mountain biking, as well as a new jump park designed for riders who want to progress their skills.

The new beginner trail, named “Easy Rider,” is nearly 1.75 miles in length, maintains an average width of four to six feet, and an average grade of five percent. The trail begins at mid-mountain, near the top of the Gondola Express chairlift, and ends in the Village at Northstar™. Designed to give beginners and families interested in riding together suitable terrain, Easy Rider is a welcome addition to the bike park and brings Northstar® Resort’s beginner mountain bike trail count to five. With this addition, the resort is also offering a new beginner package that includes an afternoon lift ticket valid beginning at 1 p.m. providing access to the Gondola Express lift only and rental bike. The cost is $49 for ages 13+, and $29 for children ages 9-12.

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