Attitash Mountain Resort Begins Pin The Trail Summer Downhill Mountain Bike Race

By AlpineZone News |
Jul 17 2011 - 01:50 PM

Bartlett, NH – Attitash Mountain Resort begins the 2nd annual Pin The Trail summer weekly downhill mountain biking race series this Wednesday, July 13. The series will run for six weeks and be a single run format downhill mountain bike race held every Wednesday at Attitash. Each week, a number plate draw determines the next week’s course with the lucky winner playing the classic, blindfolded game of “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” to make the choice. Racers will accumulate points and have a chance to win weekly prizes and items provided by series sponsors including Kali, Race Face, Matty B’s Mountainside Cafe, Smith Optics, Dakine, Keen Footwear, Michelin Bicycle Tires, Bern Unlimited, High Gear, and SixSixOne. The series entry fee is $70 or a daily entry fee of $15. The best overall winner will be announced at the end of the series on Wednesday, August 17.

Attitash has over 20 miles of mountain bike trails including the more difficult and technically challenging downhill trails and 8 cross country trails more suited to all abilities and those just beginning to discover mountain biking as a recreational activity. The Dirt Trax Bike Shop, located on the main floor of the Attitash Base Lodge in the South Wing, stocks a full line of mountain bike clothing and accessories, as well as a fleet of rental bikes and protective gear. For more information on the Pin The Trail race series and mountain biking at Attitash, visit www.attitash.com or call the bike shop at (603) 374-2680 .

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Attitash Mountain Resort, located in the Mount Washington Valley and considered New Hampshire’s premier year-round vacation area, is celebrating 35 years of summer fun in the Mount Washington Valley offering the original Alpine Slide, new year-round mountain coaster, waterslides, lift-service downhill mountain biking, scenic summit chair ride, horseback riding, and more. For further information, please visit www.attitash.com or call 1-800-223 SNOW .

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