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Intermediate Mountain Biking Course in Colorado

Intermediate Mountain Biking Course

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Intermediate Mountain Biking Course

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Learn and practice skills to elevate your mountain biking to the next level! This course is designed for riders with prior mountain biking experience. The skills taught in this course build on our intro course and include intermediate skills including berm and flat turn cornering, beginner drops and jumps, advanced braking and shifting techniques, steep and technical climbing techniques, and more. Building off the core fundamentals from the Intro to MTB Course, this 2-day course and will introduce new skills and practice with on-trail skills application.

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Intermediate Mountain Biking Course in Colorado

Take it to the next level!

Are you ready to kick up your mountain biking skills a notch or two? Join us on our 2-day Intermediate Mountain Biking Course and gain skills and confidence on your bike to take on bigger features, go faster through your corners, explore new and exciting trails, and overall just have more FUN on your bike! This 2-day course will be a hybrid of skills sessions and on-trail applications and is based out of the Summit County area. Full Suspension bikes are recommended and flat pedals are required.

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What You'll Learn


Bike Anatomy Overview
Helmet and Clothing Overview
Basic repair and med kit Overview
Basic trailside maintenance Overview


Pre bike inspections
On trail awareness
Trail Etiquette
Group Leader techniques


Berm and flat turn cornering
Beginner drops and jumps
Advanced braking and shifting techniques
Steep and technical climbing / descending techniques

Women's Specific Courses
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Lead by our head mountain bike instructor, Sam Streletsky, our women’s specific courses are a great way to get out with likeminded people and have fun! Sam is a BICP Level 2 certified coach and loves to share her knowledge with others!

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Why Choose Us?
Local, passionate, friendly, experienced, and certified

There are many places to mountain bike and there are different options for how you seek to get your instruction. Here at Colorado Adventure Guides, we pride ourselves on offering the best mountain bike education and guiding that you can get on our home turf around Summit County, Colorado. We have amazing trails with a vast array of options for varying skill levels and abilities. To top that off, all of our mountain bike instructors are certified through the BICP, are intimate with the trails that we will be taking you on, and are passionate about delivering you the best experience possible!

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No Bike? No Problem!
Mountain Bike Rentals

Don’t have a bike? Don’t stress, we partner with a wide variety of rental shops in the county and can help you setup the best rental for you based on your location. For this course we do require that you are on a bike with at least front suspension, front and rear brakes (disc brakes preferred), and a seat dropper post. Contact us for any questions!

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General Info

Course Duration

2 Days (16 Hours)

  • June 3rd/4th
  • June 17th/18th
  • July 15th/16th
  • July 29th/30th
  • Aug 12th/13th
  • Aug 26th/27th

$375/person.  3 person min. to run course

Student:Instructor Ratio

5 Students : 1 Instructor


Summit County, CO and surrounding locations.

Silverthorne Basecamp:

204 Ryan Gulch Rd

Silverthorne, CO 80498

Required Equipment

Mountain Bike

Close-toed Shoes


Gloves (recommended)

Small pack for snacks

Recommended Clothing

Synthetic Shorts or Pants

Synthetic Shirt


Gloves (recommended)

Close-toed shoes

Light Rain Jacket

Rental Gear

Bikes can be rented through us here at CAG. We will setup your rental for you at a partnering rental shop based on your location and where you will be riding at.

Local Accommodations

Joining CAG for a Summit based adventure? Check out our partners at The Pad, Silverthorne’s first boutique hotel/hostel, centrally-located along the Blue River, in the heart of Colorado ski country. Built for the modern traveler, their affordable, yet high-amenity, lodging in beautiful Summit County, Colorado allows our guests to prioritize experience, adventure and to focus their spending on activities and experiences in the Rocky Mountains and our community. Just ask the folks at CAG for details or click the button below for 10% off your stay!

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Reschedule/Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be honored for cancellations more than 14 DAYS PRIOR to a course or a camp start time. An administrative fee of 10% will be assessed for all cancellations.

Rescheduling will be honored 14 days prior to course start date. An administrative fee of 10% will be assessed for all rescheduling. This allows us the time to contact those who have been put on the wait-list.

All activities are Rain or Shine. In case of operator cancellation due to adverse or unsafe conditions prior to start time, first the operator will attempt to reschedule. If rescheduling is not possible, the client will receive a full refund. Operator, including guides in the field, reserve the right to shorten or reroute activity in the case of unmanageable hazards or inability of guest to complete the objective. Completion of objective-based routes is not guaranteed.


Prior mountain biking experience is required before taking this course. It is recommended that if you do not have any experience you check out our 1-day Intro to MTB Course.

Students must be on a mountain bike with at least front suspension, front and rear brakes, flat pedals, and a seat dropper post.

Price Includes
  • Local experienced, professional, and certified Instructors/Guides
  • 16-hour course with a 5:1 maximum instructor to student ratio
  • Discount on lodging
Price Does Not Include
  • Air­fare
  • Accommodations
  • Trans­porta­tion to and from designated meeting place
  • Food
  • Clothing and gear (see FAQ for recommendations)
  • Guide gra­tu­ities
  • Travel insurance (we recommend World Nomads)

Frequently Asked Questions

How physically fit do I need to be for this course?

Colorado Adventure Guides is priority is keeping our patrons and students safe. Our instructors are trained to recognize potentially hazardous situations in the backcountry; they plan and operate accordingly. Prior to the start of any course or backcountry trip you will be asked to complete a brief health history. The failure to disclose pertinent information on the health history form could result in serious harm, even death, to the signing participant, other guests and/or the guide. All information submitted is completely confidential; it is for the guide’s use and would only be shared in the event of an emergency with medical and/or rescue personnel directly caring for the guest. This can be a physically demanding course, and your ability to enjoy the adventure depends on your health and fitness, thus it’s recommended that you are in good physical condition.

What if I would like to book a private group course?

For those who would like to select all the members of their party, you may book a private group course. If you are interested, please let us know!

When and how do I meet up with the group?

Your instructor will contact you at least 48 hours prior to the course to discuss meeting time and location. Location varies based on course, number of students, weather, and trail conditions.

Should I tip my instructor?

Your instructors work hard before, during, and after your course to provide you with a great experience and while not expected, gratuities are always highly appreciated and if you had a safe, educational, and fun experience. Gratuities typically range from 15-20%.


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204 Ryan Gulch Rd Silverthorne, CO 80498

(970) 893-8007


    204 Ryan Gulch Rd Silverthorne, CO 80498


    (970) 893-8007

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