First Annual Shastarama Bike Fest, July 17-19!

May 28, 2009 at 0:01
May 28, 2009
by Jeremy Axelrod  
 
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The Mount Shasta Ski Park in Mt. Shasta, CA will be hosting its first annual "Shastarama" downhill and cross-country races July 18-19!

The park will also be open to the general public!

Learn more inside:

July 17th to July 19th Mount Shasta Ski Park, along with Shasta Basecamp will host a mountain bike fest weekend!

The cross-country race will be on July 18th and the downhill will be on July 19th. The mountain will be open to the public all three days!

Mountain Bike Fest Details:

-race entry fee per event is $35 or $60 if you do both
-lift tickets are $12 for competitors and $15 for the general public each day.
-all courses are open to the public (and competitors for pre-race inspection) on Friday
-DH course will be open to the public on Saturday and the XC course will be open on Sunday to the public.
-Courses are closed to the public during race days
-Coyote Cafe and the Bar will be open all three days

Rumor has it that the park may plan more events if the turn-out is good, so grab your gear and come out to NorCal for the weekend!

A section of the DH course.

A section of the DH course.


Source: http://www.skipark.com/shastarama.html
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19 Comments

  • + 3
 Hey this Big Jim from the ski park. Hoping to see you all on the hill for the SHASTARAMA I just signed up Lost coast Brewry and RED BULL as sponsors and more to come, we are going to blo this up! Live music friday and saturday nights, grill and bar open, lift access and killer terrain. this is going to be No Cals biggest event BE THERE. bj
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  • + 3
 the word is, if the turnout is good for this race they'll host another and if both are good they'll fully open for next summer. anyone who can should go. even if you dont race come hang out. it could pay off and give us all some lift access trails close to home
  • + 2
 Even if you don't race, you should come up and watch, the coyote cafe and the bar will be open Beer
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  • + 3
 I live in ashland and rarely get to go down to shasta.

but I'm definitely doing this race!
it's gonna be awesome Big Grin
thanks for the sick article!
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  • + 1
 dude we need to get a picture of the wave box at the end, dont know if its up yet. That would draw me to the race if i werne't already a local. For all of you non-shasta-base-camp-locals, some guys from redding campped up there last week for 5 days and put all of that new stuff up on the helmet cam. I couldnt find the lower half of the course's video, it just cut off, anyone got the link. POst under a reply
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  • + 1
 AWESOME! More California lift access races other than northstar!

however i do wish the race date wasn't the same day as nationals, i do believe there would be a bigger turnout any otherweekend.

i and many others that WOULD attend this race will probably be in sol vista =[
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  • + 3
 finally the new owners put some sense into themselves, hopefully it opens in the summer next year, cant wait
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  • + 3
 sounds sick! i am going to nat.s though....
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  • + 3
 P.S. The couse will span 1100 vertical feet.
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  • + 2
 The more people that come the better! Gonna be there for sure!
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  • + 1
 cool stuff, does open to the public on Saturday mean actually riding the DH trails??
  • + 1
 I believe so
  • + 1
 Yes, it does. All courses (XC and DH) are open to the public on Friday. XC course is closed on Saturday for the XC race, but the DH course will still be open. On Sunday the DH course will hold the race, and the XC course will be open.
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  • + 2
 theres gonna be a pipe dragon gap as part of the course....
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  • + 1
 definatly going.... so stoked cant wait!!!!!!!!!!!
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  • + 1
 sweet! finally a race near lake almanor. it'll be like a 1 hour drive!
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  • + 1
 A couple of ridin buddies and I are gunna try and make it up.
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