Skills Clinics

From spring to fall, Pagosa Mountain Sports provides skills and maintenance clinics for biking and paddling. Whether you are wanting to pick up a new sport, improve your skills or learn how to maintain your equipment, Pagosa Mountain Sports has a clinic for you!


No matter your bike skill level and interest, Pagosa Mountain Sports clinics will expand your knowledge and riding abilities!

Bring your own bike or rent something from Pagosa Mountain Sports. Bike rentals can be added to cart after clinic reservation.

Beginner Bike Skills Series

  • All the beginner skills needed to get you riding with confidence
    • Body Positioning and Fit
    • Shifting/Braking
    • Beginning Cornering
    • Obstacles
  • Sign up for the clinics individually or save by committing to all 4

Advanced Bike Skills Series

  • All the advanced skills needed to bring your riding to the next level
    • Cornering
    • Switchbacks and Uphill Endurance
    • Up and Over Obstacles
    • Pumping
  • Sign up for the clinics individually or save by committing to all 4

Ladies Group Rides

  • Beginner level group rides just for the ladies
  • No-drop rides led by female guides
  • Gain confidence while enjoying the company of other women
  • Unintimidating and fun

Senior Social Bike Skills Series

  • Senior (50+) group ride series with skill instruction
  • Each series is 2 hours on Wed/Fri mornings for 4 weeks
  • Casual, no-drop rides led by senior guides
  • Great opportunity to meet other riders in the area
  • Unintimidating and fun

Private Lessons (Individuals / Groups)

  • Guide, location and skills tailored to meet your needs
  • Have a skill that keeps vexing you and need some private instruction to get you over the hump?
  • Have a group at the same level wanting to learn the same skills?
  • Want a local guide for a riding buddy who can show you the best trails?
  • Perfect gift for the bike lover
  • Great for family get-togethers, ladies weekends, buddy trips, clubs, birthday parties

Learn basic bike maintenance directly from the experienced Pagosa Mountain Sports' bike mechanics!

First Friday Flat Fix Night

  • Don't get stranded on the trail!
  • Learn the skills and tools needed to repair a flat on your bike
  • First Friday of every month during the summer

Join Pagosa Mountain Sports' wonderful SUP Yoga instructor, Sami as she guides you through a gentle flow on SUPs!

  • Wednesday, June 21st  Village Lake Boat Ramp  Ready to go at 7 pm
  • Enjoy the serenity of a local lake with the beautiful San Juan mountains as the backdrop
  • You'll be surprised how many yoga poses even beginners can successfully perform while on a SUP
  • Bring your own SUP or rent one from Pagosa Mountain Sports. SUP rentals can be added to cart after clinic reservation

Join Pagosa Mountain Sports' for the unique experience of a Moonlight Paddle!

  • Sunday, July 30th  Village Lake Boat Ramp. Ready to paddle at 7 pm
  • This is a free event. Registration is not required.
  • Enjoy the pink alpenglow of the sunset reflecting off the mountainsides while watching the moon rise from the middle of a local Pagosa lake
  • Bring a headlamp but be ready to turn it off and enjoy paddling in the moonlight alone
  • Bring your own watercraft or rent an inflatable SUP or kayak from Pagosa Mountain Sports at a discounted rate!

National Forest Service
Pagosa Mountain Sports is an equal opportunity service provider operating under special use permit with the San Juan National Forest.  The Civil Rights Brochure is also attached that gives more detailed instructions.

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