Here's what's happening in the world of your club
Winter is in full swing and the night riding has been great recently! However, the summer MTB season is always on our minds. You may have noticed that there's something happening in the forest... #thefreshening. Wondering what it's all about? Queenstown Bike Park is getting an epic re-do for the upcoming season. And we can give you an insiders tip that THIS IS GOING TO BE THE SEASON of a life time! The goals are to create a world class bike park, create a place that everyone wants to visit and help local businesses grow.
@skylinemtb are offering QMTBC members special prices on 2021-22 passes: Adult Season Passes $799 (Full price $899)
Child Season Pass $399 (Full price $469)
Buy a 50 run pass and get 5 extra runs free. Adult $549 / Child $299
Buy a 100 run pass and get 10 extra runs free. Adult $699 / Child $379
Show your current QMTBC membership to grab these discounts! The season is due to open on 16th September 2021, for more information on the park, click here. Whilst works are ongoing, check out Trailforks for up to date trail closure information - we will keep it as current as we can and ask you to please respect all closures and give the trail crews a big 'YEEEAHH!" if you see them at work. Choice. #gsdsince2003 We are also busy planning for an awesome summer of events and it already feels like it’s only just around the corner. There are a lot of moving parts in the background of building and maintaining rad trails and we do have a couple of pretty cool projects on the go right now. Read on for more info on the first new trail project we will be cranking into - we think you'll be into it!
In the meantime, happy riding!
We are stoked to be screening the new Matchstick Productions film 'A Biker's Ballad' on Tuesday August 10th, 6.30pm.
Join us for the NZ premiere of this film at Cargo Gantley's in Arthurs Point.
TICKETS:Adult (18+): $20. Youth (under 18): $10
There are x45 adult tickets available and x15 youth tickets available now from Eventbrite. This will be an outdoor screening in the heated and covered area at Cargo, but bring a warm jacket! Audio visual setup provided by our friends at Queenstown Guerilla Drive In.
Spaces are limited so get in quick!
This new film explores the various disciplines of mountain biking in the birthplace of the sport, Crested Butte, Colorado. Ranging from Enduro to XC to Freeride, the film makers at Matchstick leave no stone unturned. This is a bike movie for all riders and an ode to the deep rooted culture of the sport.
Featuring: Richie Rude, Shawn Neer, Lauren Bingham, Nate Hills, Payson McElveen, Kate Courtney, Will Patterson, Reed Boggs, Nicholi Rogatkin, Ray George, Caron Storch, Casey Brown, Micayla Gatto and Georgia Astle. Grab your tickets now!
CYCLORAMA Arrowtown - November 2021
Join the Cyclorama NZ team for curated rides and unique experiences over the weekend of 13/14th of November, head to the website below to book your tickets.
With rides themed for wine, beer, food, art or bird watching and some trails that will stretch you - if that’s what you’re after. Bring your own e-bike or book an e-bike through the website.
Tickets are on sale now for this exciting festival! #CycloramaNZ
Our friends at the Queenstown Trails Trust are hiring a Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator for their non-profit organisation in Queenstown.
If you love to create engaging content for social media, are a savvy digital marketer and have a understanding of the fundraising world, we'd love to hear from you. The Queenstown Trails Trust is looking for a trail-loving marketing superstar with a can-do attitude to work alongside its CEO Mark 'Willy' Williams and Board of Trustees.
From social media, marketing and fundraising to partnerships, special projects and administration that will keep the office humming, this one-of-a-kind full-time role is as wide ranging as Queenstown’s trails. Suited to someone who is community minded and eager to help grow the Whakatipu Basin’s trail network, this role requires someone who is tech savvy and has good writing and organisational skills.
If you love Queenstown’s tracks and trails as much as we do - we’d love to hear from you! Send your CV and a cover note telling us why this is the job for you to Willy at firstname.lastname@example.org by 15th August.
For more info see Position Description HERE.
Please tag @qmtbc in any content you create on trails in Queenstown and allow us to share it. The more we can build our profile, the more we will be able to make happen and you can all help with this!