Mountain Bike Camp Itinerary
Our session is 6 days, 5 nights which includes two nights at Camp Impeesa in our platform tent village and 3 nights in the backcountry at a base camp. You can expect to be in the bike seat and ride each day except for the day of arrival and departure from camp.
Sunday – arrive at camp, settle into your shared wall tent in our summer camp tent village, swim test in the lake, as a bike group set expectations, goals and plan your week with your bike guides, review safety and risk for the trip, get your helmet & pack bags, campfire.
Monday – after a hot breakfast you will work with your bike guides to learn all about mountain bike safety and risk in the backcountry, how to pack and load your bike panniers, riding on multiple terrain types, bike maintenance and repair how to, and start your ride out of Camp Impeesa to the backcountry base camp.
Tuesday to Thursday – each day once meals and camp chores have been completed you will pack your gear for the day, hop on your bike and head out on the trail for the days ride to explore the area. In the evening you will have a chance to talk about what you want the next day to be like and where you want to go. Evenings can also include camp craft, campfire and storytelling, fishing, checking out the stars, creek hikes and sharing of fellowship.
Thursday to Friday – you will pack up base camp on Thursday afternoon and ride back to Camp Impeesa. While at camp you will have the opportunity to participate in the many activities offered at camp, go to the final campfire of the week, enjoy a hot shower and dinner in our dining hall. Friday afternoon it will be time to head back home to share stories of grand adventure by mountain bike.
What’s included in the trip?
Each camper will be provided all equipment needed for the trip, including the bike, helmet and pannier bags, and maintenance equipment. An experienced outfitter to guide you through your adventure (see our partners at Two Wheel View http://www.twowheelview.org/). All food and trail snacks will be provided while at camp and in the backcountry, plus tents and group related camping/cooking gear.
Your registration package contains all of the information you will need to get ready for the trip. We include information on transportation to camp, details on what personal gear you should and should not bring, a note on risk, a list of gear, forms regarding medical and dietary needs.