Winter Camps

Two camps, beginner and intermediate. Co-ed one day camps rain or shine.

Mendocino Development Camp

We’re back again for our 7th year in the magical forests of Mendocino.  More information coming soon.

SBTS Camp

We’ve teamed up with the the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship folks again to host this dreamy camp in July 2020.

 
Bike-pack with NorCal

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Female student-athletes are invited to attend our overnight bike-packing trip in April 2020.

 
NorCal Girls’ Fun Ride

This September 2019 the sixth annual NorCal Girls Fun Ride will be back again in 2 locations:Sacramento/Auburn, and Santa Rosa.

Adventure Rides

New for 2020 the NorCal League will be hosting multiple adventure rides. Stay tuned for more updates! 

 

Winter Camps

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t ride your bike!

 

Participants will learn mountain bike basics ranging from how to climb, how to descend, cornering in switchbacks, proper body balancing on their bikes, and many other helpful riding skills. All of these camps will be held at our friend’s private property in Petaluma, which means we’ll have camping and use of the sweet trails all to ourselves!

These camps are a great way for beginner riders to improve their skills, hang out with riders from other schools, and have a good time riding bikes! Hosted by NorCal League staff, guest skills instructors, and top-notch League coaches, these camps are a great way to kick off the 2020 season.

 

Winter Beginner Camp – Student Athletes new to the NorCal League

When: January 18, 2020 

Where: 480 Wilson Hill Rd, Petaluma CA

Who: This camp is for riders riding for less than 1 year Cost: $70

 

Drop-off: 8am

Pick-up: 4pm

 

Winter Intermediate Camp – 1+ years in the NorCal League

When: February 8, 2020 

Where: 480 Wilson Hill Rd, Petaluma CA

Who: Riding with the NorCal League for 1+ years Cost: $70 

 

Drop-off: 8am

Pick-up: 4pm

Mendocino Development Camp

When: June 29, 2020 – July 3, 2020

Drop-off – 2:00 pm Pick-up – 5:00 pm

Where: Mendocino Woodlands Camp

Cost: $1000

 

Interested in attending camp, sign-up here to receive updates.

 

  There is something pretty dang special about the big redwood forests and the loamy single track in Mendocino. We’ve had camps up here for 9 years now, and are excited to share this special shreddy spot with riders in the NorCal League again in 2020. Participants will not only leave with more confident bike handling skills, but they’ll come home with that campfire scent on their cuff and at least a few new friends. For more information click here.

 

SBTS Camp

When: TBD

Where: Feather River Camp, Quincy CA

Flyer: coming soon

Cost: $900

 

Interested in attending camp, sign-up here to receive updates.

 

If you are registered or plan on attending camp OR considering attending, you will need a signed letter from your principal in order to register with Feather River College, this must be done by June 1.

  We’ve teamed up with Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship to create a unique, collaborative high school mountain biking and trail building summer camp. Student-athletes will split their time between learning professional mountain bike trail building technique and riding their bikes in some of the state’s most spectacular and rugged terrain. This exciting new camp will be held at the iconic Oakland Feather River Camp nestled in the Sierras in the beautiful mountain hamlet of Quincy, CA.  In addition to trail building and bike riding, campers will enjoy tent cabin accommodations, nutritious meals in the main dining hall, swimming in Spanish Creek, campfires, and an amazing bonus of receiving college credit from Feather River College! The camp will be limited to 25 people.  Click here for more information.

NorCal Bike-Pack

 

Interested in attending camp, sign-up here to receive updates.

 

More info coming soon   We invite the female student-athletes of the NorCal League to come and explore the ridges around Mount Tamalapais with us this fall. Riders will get in a solid dirt ride that will navigate us from the Marin Headlands, over and around Mt. Tam, and down to the glittery Pacific waters as we nestle into Bolinas for the evening. This ride won’t be that technical, but is sure is hefty. With 4k feet climbing in the 25mi route, we expect those that sign up to be fit enough to complete it. We’ll all ride together but will forgo outside support. Our end point is Audubon Canyon Ranch in Bolinas, and, once we’re done with our evening activities, riders will be able to camp outside under apple trees or sleep in a wooden shelter with open windows and cots. Email Vanessa with any questions (vanessa@norcalmtb.org).

 

NorCal Girls Fun Ride

 

When: September 28, 2019

Where: Sacramento/Auburn, and Santa Rosa

Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

NorCal Girls’ Ride Flyer 

 

The annual NorCal Girls Fun Ride will be back again in 2019, in 2 locations: Sacramento/Auburn, and Santa Rosa. Girls 13-18 years old, come join us for a fun, social mountain bike ride, followed by delicious lunch and great prizes. All girls are welcome on this no drop ride, which is led by some of NorCal’s finest female coaches. This ride is FREE to all female student-athletes. If you need assistance finding a mountain bike to ride send Erica an email erica@norcalmtb.org and she can help point you in the right direction.

Adventure Rides

The NorCal League will host a number of adventure rides in 2020. Dates and more info coming soon.

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