2019 Bike Park Forum

CWSAA Bike Park Forum

October 1, 2019
SilverStar Mountain Resort


Join us for CWSAA’s 2nd Bike Park Forum is a one-day conference on Tuesday October 1 at SilverStar Mountain Resort.  This forum will cover important safety & risk topics, design & construction, as well as growing the sport of ski area mountain biking.


Take advantage of early bird rates and register by August 16.  Please note, meetings & dinner package includes breakfast, lunch & dinner on October 1.  All prices below include GST.

  • Early Bird, Meeting & dinner (register by Aug 16): $140.
  • Regular Rate, Meeting & dinner (after Aug 16):      $160.
  • Dinner Only:                                                                    $40.

For details on the BC-Yukon Fall Division Meeting (Oct 2 & 3 at SilverStar) CLICK HERE.

Agenda Themes

While the agenda is still being developed, some of the Bike Park Forum topics include:

  • E-bikes & uphill riding.  Look at opportunities to embrace E-Bikes
  • Current trends for retail and rental – comparison of different bike styles
  • Prevention & reduction of staff injuries
  • How to manage multi use of mountain trails, access to trails after operational hours
  • Safety & Risk Management best practices on signage and placement
  • Panel Discussion on signage
  • Option A – afternoon ride down Pipe Dream to view trail build, berms, wood work, signage, etc..  Participants must have own gear
  • Option B – afternoon session to build and shape table top in pump track

Agenda Subject to Change!


Snowbird Lodge

  • Studios from $99
  • One bedroom suite from $134 (all king and queen size hide bed)
  • Two bedroom suites from $169

Website:  http://www.skisilverstar.com/lodging-packages/accommodations/snowbird-lodge  

Group Booking cutoff date:  September 28, 2019

Booking by calling:  1.800.663.4431 and reference the CWSAA Conference

Vance Creek Hotel & Conference Centre at SilverStar Mountain Resort booking info:

  • Vance Creek Hotel – One Bedroom Suite                                                  $ 99.00
  • Vance Creek Hotel – Standard rooms with 2 queens or 1 King             $99.00 (very limited quantity)
  • Vance Creek Hotel – Monashee suite, King bed & pullout                    $150.00 (very limited quantity)
  • Chilcoot Lodge – Standard Room                                                                $  99.00
  • Chilcoot Lodge – One Bedroom Suite                                                         $ 134.00
  • Chilcoot Lodge – 1 bedroom suite with King bed                                     $158.00 (very limited quantity)

Website: https://www.vancecreekhotel.com/

Group Booking cutoff date: August 31, 2019

Book by calling: 250-549-5191 and reference the CWSAA Conference