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october, 2018

12oct(oct 12)9:45 am14(oct 14)4:15 pmEvent Over 3-Day Mountain Bike Skills Camp (MU1012183) | ADVENTUREMulberry Gap, Georgia

Event Details

Mulberry Gap, Here We Come!

Come ride with us in the heart of the designated “Mountain Bike Capital of Georgia.”

Mulberry Gap is surrounded by some of the best mountain biking trails in the southeast – Pinhoti, Bear Creek, Mountaintown Creek , Windy Gap – all connected by scenic forest service roads.  The best part?  Everything can be ridden from Mulberry Gap’s driveway.  #justbringyourbike – they will do the rest!

Mulberry Gap Mountain Bike Get-A-Way is a MUST ride destination on every mountain bikers bucket list.

This camp is designed for the enthusiast rider or racer looking to build up and clean up their ‘toolbox’ of mountain bike skills in order to handle a variety of terrain at speed.

We will blend an in-depth version of our traditional Intermediate / Advanced skills training with trail-side skills sessions.

It’s time to take your skills to a whole new level. Join us!

 

Hear what previous Mulberry Gap Camp participants have to say about the camp:::

“The instructors were attentive and always helpful. After learning the fundamental and intermediate skills in the practice area, we hit the trails and the training didn’t stop!  Instructors would get to a technical portion of a trail and have us all stop and they would show us how to use the skills we just learned.  The camp was worth every penny, highly recommended!”  ~Vic D.

“I’m so glad I made the decision to be part of the Ninja Mulberry Gap 3-day camp. Richard and Randy are really skilled at breaking things down, very patient and kind.  They were very attentive to what each of us needed individually while maintaining a no-pressure, fun vibe.  The place is beautiful, rustic and offers a great opportunity to unplug.  I have gained some useful insight about not only being on the bike, but set-up and nutrition as well.”  ~Susan T.

“I attended the Ninja Mountain Bike Performance camp at Mulberry Gap with my wife and 20-year-old son. Both are strong and athletic, but lacked experience in mountain biking.  Thus, I have always been reluctant to take them on more technical trails. The instructors had them practicing berms, balance beams, and drops before hitting the trails where they put those skills to good use.  They were clearing technical terrain in no time!  After a weekend of training they improved so impressively that I can’t wait to take them on some of my favorite trails!”  ~Armando de A.

“The accommodations at Mulberry Gap Get-A-Way were out of this world!   The trails are top-quality too and incredibly fun to ride and teach on. Between Pinhoti, Bear Creak and the Mulberry Gap skills progression area, we had all the terrain and features we needed to really help everyone take their riding to the next level.  We can’t wait to go back!” ~Richard La China, Lead Instructor

“The trail network surrounding Mulberry Gap is broad and combined with the well thought out skills area provides plenty of opportunities for teaching a wide array of mountain bike skills. I enjoy providing foundational skills, applying and analyzing them during trail sessions, and presenting genuine feedback prepares camp participants with the necessary tools to navigate diverse terrain.” ~Ryan Brown, Assistant

“Trails full of flow, rocks, roots, technical switchbacks, drops, challenging ascents and fast descents. The riding here was incredible and such a welcomed change for me coming from the desert of Southern California. I look forward to going back in the spring for our next camp.” ~Randy Inglis, Lead Instructor

General Camp Schedule and Details:

*camp schedule may vary slightly – you’ll always leave with plenty of miles, new friends and lots of Ninja skills! 
**separate reservations are required for meals and accommodations through Mulberry Gap

(Day 1) Friday:

— 8:30am — Breakfast @ Mulberry Gap**

9:45am — Meet at The Barn

— 10:00am-12:00pm —  Welcome, Bike Safety Check, Foundational Skills // bike set-up , ready position, effective braking, riding mindset, fluid shifting, and more!

— 12:00-1:00pm — Lunch Break @ Mulberry Gap**

— 1:00pm-3:30pm — Afternoon Skills Session // high speed cornering, climbing, wheel lifts, and how to get out of trouble

— 3:30 — Free time! Official on-bike camp training is done for the day – use your free time however you’d like: ride, shower, hot tub, explore!

— 6:00pm — Dinner @ Mulberry Gap**

(Day 2) Saturday

— 8:30am — Breakfast @ Mulberry Gap**

— 9:45am – Meet at The Barn

— 10:00am – 12:00pm — Morning Skills Session // Review of Day 1 skills followed by new skills progressions such as switchbacks, drops, bunny hops, rock dodge, technical climbs and descents.

— 12:00-12:30pm — Grab your lunch** and grab your pack – it’s time to hit the trails!

— 12:30pm – 4:00pm —  Shuttle to the top of Bear Creek Trail // Ride Bear Creek, Pinhoti 1 and Pinhoti 2 (w/trailside lunch break)

— 4:00 — Free time!

— 6:00pm — Dinner @ Mulberry**

(Day 3) Sunday

— 8:30am — Breakfast @ Mulberry Gap**

— 9:45am —Meet at The Barn

— 1o:00am – 12:00pm — Morning skills session // Review of Day 2 followed by new skills such as track stands, ratcheting, dynamic weight shift, intro to jumping, and pumping.

— 12:00-1:00pm — Lunch Break @ Mulberry Gap**

— 1:00pm – 3:00pm — Afternoon Trail Ride / Pinhoti 3 / Putting it all together with emphasis on efficiency and flow!

— 3:00pm-3:30pm — Review of weekend skills, Q&A session, group photo

— 3:30pm — Official on-bike camp training is done. At this time, you are free to pack up and head back home to the real world….or hang around and get in some extra credit riding!

What’s included:

3 Full days of riding and skills instruction with the best certified instructors in the country

Not Included:

Accommodations***

Airfare

Transportation to and from Airport

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner***

Bike Transportation (note: bikes can be shipped directly to Mulberry Gap)

Bike Assembly and Packing available through Mulberry Gap

If you prefer to rent a bike, we recommend reaching out to our friends at Cartecay Bike Shop in Ellijay, GA @ 706.698.2865

***We highly recommend you book your stay with Mulberry Gap as this will serve as our home-base for the camp.  Space fills up quickly – do not wait until the last minute! We also strongly encourage you to make meal reservations too!  The home cooked meals at Mulberry Gap will not disappoint.  There are other hotels in the area – check out Ellijay and Chatsworth (both are about 3o mins away).


After camp, you will see an immediate improvement in your riding and will have a boost in confidence on technical trails. You will be able to tackle rougher terrain and trickier corners with greater control and flow through single track, switchbacks, and berms with far more speed and efficiency.

You can think of our camps as an awesome opportunity for what we like to call a “traincation”—a fun-filled vacation in which you get to spend most of your time doing what you like to do most — riding your mountain bike!

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Time

12 (Friday) 9:45 am - 14 (Sunday) 4:15 pm EST

Location

Mulberry Gap Get-a-way

400 Mulberry Gap Rd, Ellijay, GA 30540

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