Trestle Bike Park at Winter Park Resort opens June 18
WINTER PARK – Winter’s grasp has finally released Winter Park Resort, allowing Trestle Bike Park to open for the 2011 summer season Saturday, June 18.The bike park will open below Five-Points for downhill and freeride mountain bikers to explore the rush of this growing gravity-fed sport. With a master plan to expand trails, programs and events this summer season, Trestle Bike Park is gearing up to offer an unforgettable riding season.The Trestle Bike Park crew is working to open the following trails below the mid-mountain location of Five-Points on Saturday, June 18, 2011; Lower Long Trail, Portions of Rainmaker, Boot Camp, Beeall Ucanbe and No Quarter, with terrain expansion plans to eventually include 37 miles of downhill trails, plus over 200 features to fulfill our guests’ adrenaline pumping appetite. New this year:∞ Expanded expert jump trail, Rainmaker, above Five-Points to the top, completed late-August• 3 lifts spinning; Zephyr, daily, 6/18-9/25, plus Gemini and Eskimo, weekends, 7/2-9/25• Trestle All-Mountain Enduro Race, presented by Trek, 8/19-21• Trek Dirt Series Mountain Bike Camp for Women, guest coach – Women’s World Cup DH Champion, Tracy Moseley, 7/16-17• Signed Trestle Bike Park sponsored rider, Ross Schnell• Expanded season, now open daily through 9/25• BikeSource shop to offer full retail, bike service, parts inventory, demos & rentals for the cross-country athletesTrestle also features:∞ Beginner experience with Trestle 101 lessons at Trestle Bike Park School and top-to-bottom beginner run, Green World• Largest rental and high-end demo fleet in the United States at Trestle Bike Park Shop• New restaurants, activities and events for the entire family in The Village at Winter ParkTrestle Bike Park pricing includes full day tickets at $37 (adult), $29 (child 6-12 yrs); half day tickets are just $29 (adult), $19 (child 6-12 yrs); and for those looking to ride unlimited days this summer, Trestle Bike Park season passes are $249 adult, $129 child (6-12 yrs). An early season lodging deal to celebrate opening day includes a deal to save 20 percent on nightly lodging at http://www.winterparkresort.com.
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