FIRST CHAIR ALERT: Mountain Creek Bike Park Opens for 2015

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MOUNTAIN CREEK, NJ – Downhill mountain biking kicks off today for riders near the bustling metropolis of Manhattan as Mountain Creek Bike Park fires up the lift for 2015 summer operations. With 40 miles of trail etched into just over 1,000 feet of vert, this Beast of the East offers a progressive riding experience with something for everyone, but is classically known as big bike territory.

Mountain Creek Bike Park: Voted Best Bike Park in the Mid-Atlantic/Southeast region in the 2013 and 2014 MTBparks Riders' Choice Awards.

Mountain Creek Bike Park wins the top spot for the Mid Atlantic/Southeast Region in the 2014 Riders' Choice Awards.

Mountain Creek Bike Park is a two-time Best Bike Park winner in the MTBparks.com Riders' Choice Best Bike Parks Awards for the Mid Atlantic/Southeast Region.

Mountain Creek Bike Park boasts more trails than any other park in the region. The park offers a mix of downhill, freeride and cross-country trails, making it a perfect destination for anyone who loves mountain biking. In recent years, the park has undergone an ambitious expansion and trail building program, employing the talents of freeride legend Jeff Lenosky who introduced several higher-end, Lenosky signature features.

Anyone who loves mountain biking will be able to find enjoyment in the mix of downhill, freeride and cross-country trails that are offered at Mountain Creek Bike Park. With the continued growth of new trails and features of all skill levels, anyone from a beginner to a World Cup pro can enjoy themselves at their own level.

Mountain Creek offers one of the longest lift-served riding seasons in North America with one of the most efficient mountain bike lifts (The Cabriolet Gondola) in the world. The park's vision is to provide a world-class trail network of purposefully designed and immaculately maintained natural terrain and man-made features.

New for 2015 at Mountain Creek Bike Park

2015 Mountain Creek Bike Park MTBparks

Mountain Creek recently added three new trails: Candyland, DMHL and 99. The crew also re-imagined its signature freeride trail, Alpine, and expanded the park's cross-country trail network, adding several new loop extensions. Salvation received an all-new bridge that functions as an over-under to improve the flow of on-mountain traffic for nonstop fun! Lower Deviant was re-constructed with new berms and more beginner to intermediate table tops.

For this year the bike park continues making improvements to its existing trail network. Finishing the all-new top to bottom Greenhorn beginner trail which is schedules to be open later this summer, creating the longest and easiest route down the mountain. Mountain Creek Bike Park is also building a new jump line for the expert riders.

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Also new this year are some fresh faces among the park's Trail Crue. Be sure to say hi to Baby Paul Spada, Papa Paul Braunstein and Jay Messineo, along with seasoned members Marc, George and Jeb when you hit the trails this summer. Be sure to check out the video below for a glimpse of the goodness that awaits this summer at Mountain Creek.

2015 HOURS OF OPERATION
EARLY SEASON (May 2-June 14)
Weekends: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Memorial Day (May 25): 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
May 28-29: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
REGULAR SEASON (June 20 - September 7)
Weekends and Holidays: 9 a.m. - 7 p. m.
Mon-Fri: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
LATE SEASON (September 11 - November 1)
Weekends and Holidays: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Fridays: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

2015 TICKET PRICES
Full Day: $43.00 (Youth $33)
Half Day: $34.00 (Youth $24)
Twilight Thursday (4-7pm): $25
Cross Country Lift Ticket: $10
Season Pass: $319 (Youth $199)
3-Pack Ride Card: $109.00

Get one day FREE at Mountain Creek Bike Park and save 50% on return visits all summer long with your MTBparks Pass!

The 2015 MTBparks Pass includes a wide range of deals, including free lift tickets at a growing list of North America’s Best Bike Parks, discounted lift tickets upon subsequent visits at many participating parks (discount rates will vary), bike shop and rental discounts, exclusive lodging packages and more all for one low price.

The 2015 MTBparks Pass retails for $149.99 and is currently available at store.MTBparks.com.

Save BIG this summer at more than 20 Bike Parks across North America with the MTBparks Pass!

The 2015 MTBparks Pass retails for $149.99 and is currently available at store.MTBparks.com.

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