FIRST CHAIR ALERT: GRAND TARGHEE BIKE PARK OPENS FOR 2015

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FIRST CHAIR ALERT: Grand Targhee Bike Park Opens for 2015

ALTA, WY – Grand Targhee Bike Park, a 2014 Top 5 and 2013 First Place winner in the Riders' Choice Awards for the Northwest region, opens this Friday, June 19, for the summer of 2015 and returns to the MTBparks Pass program with one free lift ticket.

Spectacular views and wildflower meadows are part of the mountain biking experience at Grand Targhee. Mix in a variety of high-alpine downhill and freeride terrain that appeals to riders ranging from beginners to advanced levels and you'll immediately understand why riders love this hidden gem nestled among the iconic Teton range.

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Grand Targhee Bike Park is a high-alpine resort mountain bike destination offering cross-country, downhill and skills parks ideal for mountain bike enthusiasts of all calibers, from beginner to expert. Grand Targhee Resort serves up over 2,200 vertical feet of lift-serviced downhill bike trails and offers a top-notch Bike School featuring camps and clinics to elevate your skills. Explore the newly named IMBA EPIC trail "The Grand loop," a 25-mile singletrack trail; pedal through aspen groves and wildflower meadows in Rick’s Basin; and take in the big mountain views off Peaked and 38 Special trails. Enjoy an ideal summer and fall alpine riding climate.

What's New at Grand Targhee Bike Park

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This summer, the Grand Targhee Trail Builders, Andy Williams and Harlan Hottenstein, will be focusing on building new trails and enhancing already existing trails. Stay tuned for one mile of new downhill trails, including enhancing existing flow trails and adding additional downhill trail features to Sidewinder and Bullwinkle, as well as building an additional 9.5 miles of cross-country trails.

Beyond the Bike Park

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After a day exploring Grand Targhee Bike Park’s singletrack and downhill trails, extend your biking into Teton Valley’s mountain biking mecca with interconnected singletrack accessible from the resort. Head down Grand Targhee’s Colter’s Escape or 38 Special into Teton Canyon where you’ll access the Caribou-Targhee trail system, with Mill Creek being the highlight. From Teton Valley, load up the bikes and enjoy nearby access to seemingly endless miles of trails throughout the region like Horseshoe Canyon, or head up Teton Pass where the nation’s first USFS sanctioned downhill trail system is sure to whet your appetite.

2015 Event Highlights

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The Montana Enduro Series – The Grand Enduro | August 2
That’s right, the Montana Enduro Series is going south of the border. We thought it was the best idea ever, too. Why not have an interstate enduro series? There’s some seriously fun trails at Wyoming’s Grand Targhee Resort, so we’re going to race ‘em for the fourth stop on the series. It’s going to be a weekend-long celebration of the Tetons.

2015 Pierre’s Hole 50/100 MTB Race | August 15
This race is situated under the Le Tres Tetons, or the three Tetons (Grand, Middle, and South Teton) with single track loops at Grand Targhee Resort (GTR)

Wydaho Rendezvous Teton Mountain Bike Festival | September 4 – 7
Idaho & Wyoming’s Mountain Bike Mecca. Come enjoy endless miles of cross-country, singletrack, dirt road, downhill, jump park, freeride, and an IMBA Epic Trail. Participants can also demo next year’s 2016 bikes , enjoy unmatched scenery, and ride in an ideal alpine riding climate.

Grand Targhee’s Teton Dirt Classic – Cross-Country and Super D | September 5 & 6
Point to point style x-country race and a Super D race, with the combined overall champion.

Idaho High School MTB Race Grand Charge | September 12
Come test your skills at the Idaho High School Cycling League Race Series at Grand Targhee Resort, the first of four races held all summer long throughout Idaho.

2015 Operating Schedule

Daily: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

2015 Ticket Prices

Full Day (Adult): $35
Full Day (Junior 6-12 years): $30
Full Day (Kids 5 & under with parent):
Bike Park Season Pass (All ages): $119

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