June 21-23—KILLINGTON—Head to the Beast to celebrate the beginning of mountain bike season in the largest bike park in the East! Killington Resort hosts Vermont Bike & Brew, June 21-23 – three days of organized mountain biking for all skill levels plus entertainment. The Gravity Logic-designed trails on Snowshed and Ramshead mountain areas will provide riding for all ages and ability levels – whether riders are ready to rip down one of the jump lines or making first downhill laps on Easy Street.
Looking more for that rocky, rooty, technical line? The K1 Gondola has been servicing some of the best single track for over 25 years that is sure to get the adrenaline pumping.
MTBVT and Killington Bike Park have teamed up to offer a jam-packed weekend of mountain biking events, including: on-site camping, bike demos, group rides, whip-off competition, Vt. Adaptive Charity Race, live music, bonfire and more!
Bike events include the whip-off competition, a pro ride-along, the Vt. Adaptive race, Divas of Dirt rides, a group ride at the Sherburne Trails, a group ride on the Green Mountain Trails, adult and youth group rides at the Killington Bike Park, and the bonfire. Sign up for any of these events at the Bike & Brew Village.
This year’s Bike & Brew Village will offer all the basic necessities a mountain biker needs. Fuel up with the Taste of Killington offerings throughout the village. New for this year, each station will consist of beer and food pairings prepared by Killington chefs offering up mouthwatering dishes. There will be multiple craft beer selections throughout the village that are sure to satisfy the pallet. Stop by the free demo bike area to test out the latest and greatest for the upcoming season. Entrance is free; food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Bike vendors will include Outdoor Gear Exchange, Scott and Rossignol.
Entertainment will be provided throughout the weekend. Rick Webb will kick off the weekend at Friday, June 21, at 3 p.m. Expect the unexpected: whether its obscure one-hit wonders or a timeless classic, folks will enjoy his weird and goofy performance!
The Elovaters take the stage Saturday, June 22 at 5 p.m. with music from the latest album, “Defy Gravity.”
The Wheel rounds out the musical portion of the weekend, Sunday, June 23, at 1 p.m. The Wheel is a six piece rock-n-roll band covering mostly music of the Grateful Dead, adding their take on the music that has touched so many lives.
For a full schedule of events, and more information or tickets, visit killington.com.