Private Mountain Bike Lessons
Want a private mountain bike lesson that caters to your skills and interests? Look no further - the fantastic Galena Lodge instructors are certified and excited to help you improve. We can teach a variety of skills and progressions for beginner and intermediate riders (sorry, no gap jumps or big drops). Group size maximum is 6.
1 hour lesson - $75 for first person ($30 for each additional person)
2 hour lesson - $125 for first person ($50 for each additional person)
We are out of Forest Service User Days and currently unable to schedule lessons - sorry for the inconveince! Feel free to check back at a later date
Mountain Bike Group Clinics
Small Group Learning Environments: Group size will be limited to 6:1 student to teacher ratio to ensure plenty of individual attention throughout the clinic
Length: 1 day - 3 weeks depending on the course you choose
True Beginner: should be able to ride a road bike, gravel bike, cross bike, or mountain bike for an hour on flat or easy terrain while braking and shifting throughout the ride
Beginner: should be comfortable riding easy/beginner single track trails on a mountain bike for an hour at an easy pace.
Intermediate: Should be comfortable riding beginner single track trails and intermediate trails may offer some challenges. Should be able to ride for an hour at a moderate pace.
Intermediate Plus: Should be comfortable on intermediate single track trails and be able to ride for an hour at a moderate pace
Mountain Bike Maintenance Clinics
Bike Mike will be hosting his fantastic mountain bike maintenance clinics again this summer. Sign up online to spend 2 hours learning basic and intermediate skills to work on your bike at home.
Whether you are a first time mountain biker or a seasoned rider, the trails at Galena have something for everyone. Over 40 miles of flowing berms and breathtaking climbs wind past old mining sites, cabins and towering trees! Galena Lodge has a great fleet of rental bikes and offers lessons and clinics for anyone looking to up their game.
No need to buy a pass, the trails are free!
E-bikes are not allowed on the trails at Galena. Please direct comments and questions to the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Headquarters.
Galena Grinder Bike Race
The trails around Galena are easily accessible and lead into some of the most spectacular country in Idaho. Choose between ridge-lines or vast meadows as you weave through commanding forests alongside bubbling creeks. From a relaxing stroll through Senate Meadow to an all day ascent of Galena peak, you can appreciate a fantastic view at nearly every turn. Go ahead and bring Fido, dogs are welcome on all of our trails in the summer.
Full Suspension Adult
Instinct: With 29" wheels, the Instinct can roll over just about anything and is one of our top of the line full suspension bikes.
Hard Tail Adult
Growler: With big wheels, front suspension and an updated geometry the Growler is rock solid and ready to get rowdy on the trail.
Fusion: The Fusion is a simple and easy bike to ride on our smooth single track trails.
Growler Junior: The bike for the kid that's already a ripper! burly tires and aggressive geometry make this one a kid favorite.
Edge: the perfect bike for most kids that just want to get out and ride. We have both 20", 24" and 26"wheels that should fit all your little rippers.