Santa Cruz, California
Saturday-Sunday, May 3-4 (co-ed)
Saturday-Sunday, May 10-11
Over the years this camp's become such a hit that we've started running two. We now have a co-ed camp on the first weekend of May, followed by a women's camp on the weekend just after.
The first camp will run out of Epicenter's original Soquel Drive location, while the second one will be hosted by their new Mission Street shop. In both cases we'll focus on skill development in the mornings, and incorporate those new skills onto the trails in the afternoons.
On Saturdays we'll all choose from a variety of trails fairly close to the shops. On Sundays we'll split up further, with high intermediate and advanced groups heading out to the Soquel Demo Forest for afternoon shuttles. It's taken countless iterations to get the shuttle system just right, but we're happy to say that it's now pretty dialed.
Santa Cruz features smooth singletrack, switchback corners, technical climbing, rolling drops, small to medium jumps, rocky descents, and natural log rides. It's also home to two amazing sponsors - Fox and Bell. There really are few better places to start the season than here.
Camp Host: Epicenter Cycling
Accommodations Sponsor: Santa Cruz Dream Inn Hotel
May 3-4 co-ed camp: FULL - WAIT LIST
May 10-11 women's only camp: FULL - WAIT LIST
Our accommodations sponsor, The Santa Cruz Dream Inn Hotel, is offering Trek Dirt Series participants discounted rates on their luxury beachfront accommodations. They're on Cowell Beach, adjacent to the wharf, and minutes from Epicenter Cycling's Mission Street location, the host shop for the camp on May 3-4.
Rates for Trek Dirt Series participants range from $169 to $239, depending on the night. Their ocean view deluxe rooms have single or double occupancy, with either two queen beds or one king bed. They have a heated beachfront pool, beach access, bike storage and full service restaurant and bar.
Please contact them at 831-426-4330 and ask for the Trek Dirt Series rate to make a reservation. You can also book online here and enter the group code 1405TREKDI for dates from May 2-4, or 1405TREKDI_001 for dates from May 9-11.