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Mountain Bike Camps & Clinics

Training for All Levels!


Want to improve your mountain biking skills, meet cool people and learn new trails? Join us for our  Mountain Bike Camps & Clinics!

2023 Camp Sign Ups are LIVE!

WHY

  • Meet other riders
  • Learn local trails
  • Have fun
  • Learn proper riding technique and etiquette
    • bike/body separation
    • cornering
    • technical descending
    • jumping
    • climbing
    • right of way
    • and more!

WHAT

  • Summer Camps
    • One week day camps meeting at trail heads around the East Bay
    • Separate camps for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
    • Kids age ten and up
    • Early Bird Pricing through March 1: $600/week, $125 per day
      • Price goes up to $675 on March 1
      • If you'd like to sign up for individual days vs. the whole week, please give us a call
  • Clinics
    • Three hour mountain bike clinics including a mix of coaching and trail riding.
    • Offered in the Spring and Fall on Saturday mornings twice per month
    • $125 per session
    • Ages ten and up
  • 5-1 rider to instructor ratio
  • Experienced and CPR certified instructors

WHERE

Our trail locations provide plenty of progression, challenge, fun and excitement.

WHEN

  • Camps
    • 9am-2pm each day
    • June 5-9: Beginner & Intermediate
    • June 19-23: Intermediate & Advanced
    • July 17-21: Beginner & Intermediate
    • July 31 - August 4: Intermediate & Advanced

  • Clinics
    • Spring Clinics Begin April 15, 2023. Sign-ups will be available on April 1, 2023

HOW

  • Riders provide their own bike, helmet and whatever protective gear they need
  • Come into the shop before your clinic for a safety check and any repairs you need
  • 10% off equipment and service at First Mile during the season

Questions? Call us 

Sign-Up

Skill Level Descriptions

Beginner

- Beginning to work on:
  • body position
  • standing in the pedals
  • shifting
  • braking
  • climbing up to 300'
- Comfortable riding trails like:
- Neighborhoods

- Lafayette/Moraga Trail

Intermediate

- Comfortable with:
  • body position
  • standing in the pedals
  • shifting
  • braking
  • climbing up to 1,000'
- Comfortable riding trails like:
- Thorn Alley at Lime Ridge
- Big Trees at Joaquin Miller Park

Advanced

- Adept at:
  • body position
  • standing in the pedals
  • shifting
  • braking
  • climbing up to 1,500' +
- Comfortable riding trails like:
- Cinderella at Joaquin Miller Park
- Cave Trail at Rockville