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Northstar Bike Academy

The Northstar Bike Academy is the place for all riders, brand new or seasoned, looking to improve your techniques, step up your riding skills and enhance your riding. Northstar California offers a variety of group and private lessons & clinics as well as camps throughout the season to help bring you to the next level.

Book now by calling 1.800.GO.NORTH, or visit Northstar Sports in The Village at Northstar for more information.

Specialized Academy | Primo Private | 1:1 Student/Instructor 

Includes top of the line 2016 Specialized Demo Mountain Bike!

Also includes:

  • Day session with a certified Specialized Academy Coach
  • Pads, Full Face Helmet 

Not Included:
  • Day Lift Ticket or Pass 

Start: 10:30am (4 hour duration)

Add +1 guest at Specialized Academy Rate $239 

Saturday - Sunday  $349 
Friday  $324 

Specialized Academy | Group | 4:1 Student/Instructor

  • 2016 Specialized Enduro Expert EVO
  • Full Access Lift Ticket
  • Pads, Full Face Helmet
  • Day session with a certified Specialized Academy Coach
Start 10:30am (4 hour duration)

Saturday - Sunday  $239 
Friday  $179 


Add-on +1 hour to Specialized Academy Session  $79 

Freeride 101 Package 

Everything you need to get introduced to Freeride Mountain Biking. Includes half-day bike rental, all-day lift ticket, two-hour lesson, gear and helmet.   
Saturday - Sunday $164
Friday $129
Lesson Only (2 hours starting at 10:30am)


Add-on, keep bike rental until end of day  $49 

Bumps & Bends 

For experienced riders who want to try lift-served riding, and for downhill riders who want to improve their skills. Bumps & Bends focuses on high speed cornering, jumping and riding rocky terrain.

Lesson Only (2 hours starting at 10:30am)

Lesson and Lift Ticket

Private Lessons 

Get instant feedback and personal attention from Tahoe's best coaches. Reservations recommended. Lift ticket and bike rental sold separately. Cost is based on duration of your lesson.   
2-Hour  $139 
3-Hour $189 
6-Hour  $249 

Pumps On Pedals Women's Evening Rides

Women mountain bike riders of all ages and ability levels are invited to make friends and hone their downhill, free-ride and cross-country mountain bike skills alongside Northstar California’s phenomenal group of female mountain bike coaches during Pumps on Pedals Women’s Evening Ride each Friday from 5-7pm starting June 24th. The best part is that these coached evening rides are offered COMPLEMENTARY! Learn more here.

Don't have a Northstar Bike Park Season Pass just yet? We offer a discounted lift ticket specifically for Pumps On Pedals rides! Just $28.

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Her Mountain: A Specialized Women’s Weekend

Ladies of all mountain bike ability levels are invited to join the phenomenal female Bike Academy coaches of Northstar California for two fun-filled days of coaching that will help take their mountain bike technique to another level. Learn more here.

Session Two: August 6 & 7:

$365 Season Pass Holders

$419 Non-Pass Holders

Book now by calling 1.800.GO.NORTH

Trailblazers Teen Mountain Bike Camp

A week-long camp running July 18 - 22nd. This camp, tailored to kids age 10-16, offer five days of one-on-one instruction from the best coaches in Tahoe. Trailblazer Camp is an unforgettable experience and an unparalleled opportunity for progression. Learn more here.

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Northstar's mountain bike lessons are offered to all levels of riders, ages 9+. Groups (typically 4-6 people) are formed based on level and ability. Advanced reservations are strongly recommended for those riders requiring a bike rental. A limited number of bikes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Riders under the age of 18 require a parent/guardian liability release signature.


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