101 Learn to Ride Package

Coach and child riding bike

Ride School at Thunder Mountain Bike Park

Are you new to mountain biking? Have you ever ridden at a bike park? The 101 is your all inclusive entry package to the sport. You will get a lift ticket, rental bike, body armor, helmet and a two hour lesson for an unbeatable price. 

Instructors will teach participants the basic fundamentals of downhill mountain biking at our designated skills areas. Coaches will focus on body positioning, braking, shifting, descending and cornering. The goal of each lesson is to successfully ride one lap on our green trail, Sugar Line. Students that are excelling may progress to blue terrain, however they will not have access to Gronk, our blue jump trail. Those interested in learning to jump should sign up for a jumping clinic or a private lesson.  

This package includes:

  1. A rental downhill bike
  2. A full face helmet
  3. Protective body armor
  4. A lift ticket
  5. A two hour group lesson
Lesson TImes
Morning ($165) 10:30am - 12:30pm
Afternoon ($135) 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Contact Customer Service to book a spot or for more info (413.339.6618 )


  • Participants must know how to ride a bike prior to the 101 lesson
  • You may only take ONE 101 lesson
  • This is a beginner lesson only
  • Participants cannot pick up their rental until 30 minutes before the lesson start time. 
  • You may not ride the lift before the 101 lesson. 
  • Minimum age: 10

Cancellation Policy 

We offer a full refund up to 48 hours before the event start time. No refunds will be offered within the 48-hour window, with exceptions for chairlift and bike park closures.


Please be sure that all minors that are not traveling with a parent or legal guardian have a waiver signed prior to their visit. Parents or legal guardians can sign a waiver by clicking this link.

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