Our Mountain Bike SC Courses are awesome and created just for you! Whether it's basic Mountain Bike Skills, Safety and Hazard Awareness or Navigation and Trail Use, our courses are action packed with full Coaching and all essential equipment.
No experience necessary... Our team of Coaches and our extensive pool of equipment are dedicated to giving you the knowledge, skills and motivation ensuring that you have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Is this course for me?
Definitely! Ideal for either complete beginners or those who have tried Mountain Biking before including individuals, groups or clubs wishing to move to the next level.
Where is the course located?
At our Castlewellan Adventure Centre.
What is the course format?
Basic theory shall be covered each morning in our centre while other elements shall be introduced throughout the day with emphasis on the practical application of the theory while out and about Mountain Biking.
What will I learn on the course?
The basics of Mountain Biking and cycle techniques (MB1). The basics of Mountain Biking safety to include hazard awareness, avoidance and emergency procedures (MB2). The basics of Mountain Biking trail cycle handling to include map interpretation (MB3). The basics of planning and preparation for your journey to include route choice, fitness, equipment choice and camping (MB4). All courses will touch on all topics including covering how to enjoy the natural environment responsibly using the principles of 'Leave No Trace'.
What is included in the course cost?
Coaching/guiding with a professional Mountain Bike coach. All specialist equipment. All in course transport (Pre and post course shuttles to and from our centre are available upon request). All in course accommodation (Centre based with pre and post course accommodation available upon request).
What are the course pre-requisites?
Suitable for complete beginners and those who want to improve existing beginners skills. Minimum age 12 (under 18's must be accompanied by an Adult). A sense of Adventure!
What is the course schedule?
Courses begin at 9.30 am until approximately 4.30 pm.
When does the course run?
Courses run regularly all year round - upon request via online booking for 3 or more or check our calendar on our website for availability for individuals or group of less than 3. Please note that on our open courses we have no minimum requirement to run - if you book on to it we will run it!
Contact our team at +44(0)2843770714 (10am-4pm Mon to Fri) or firstname.lastname@example.org