Monday, September 10, 2012


September 10, 2012
Reprint of News Article submitted by Talia Freeman
photo by Kristian Jackson
A New Beginner Trail Ensures Riding for all Skill Levels.

A bike park, with lift access, in the High Country is closer than you think! Beech Mountain Resort will offer lift access for cyclist(s) on September 15, 2012.

The lift will operate from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lift tickets can be purchased for $30. The resort offers three trails, catering to all skill levels, from beginner to intermediate.  Riders can also access the Emerald Outback trail system.

The final downhill race of the summer will be held on Sunday, September 16. Awards for the race will be distributed as usual. In addition, Beech Mountain Resort will reward the overall winners in the summer series.  Results from the two prior races will be combined with the final, to produce the series winners.

Spectators can enjoy food and beverage, or take a scenic lift ride for $10. For more information visit

8am-430pm Registration Open
9am-430pm Lift Open
**Entry to DH includes Saturday Lift Ticket**
8am registration opens
11am registration closes
9-11:30 Downhill practice
11:30 Riders Meeting
11:45 Race Starts
Cat 1 Men 19-29
Cat 1 Men 30-39
Cat 1 Men 40+
Cat 1 Men Jr
Cat 1 Women
Cat 2 Men 19-29
Cat 2 Men 30-39
Cat 2 Men 40+
Cat 2 Men Jr
Cat 2 Women
Cat 3 Men 19-29
Cat 3 Men 30-39

Talia Freeman
(828) 387-2011 x 204
Beech Mountain Resort

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