Retallack Ladies Shred Session

Backcountry Biking at Retallack

Are you a gravity junky? Then you're going to LOVE this mountain bike adventure at Retallack! Improve your gravity skills with us as we take you through jump progressions and cornering skills on the secluded trails at Retallack. Heli drop, shuttles, sweet singletrack, fun burms and jumps, gourmet meals, and no pedalling!

Sept 3 - 6, 2020 

Retallack Lodge is a famous cat skiing lodge deep in the Kootenay Mountains near New Denver, BC. They are quickly becoming very popular for their shuttle assist singletrack vacations during the summer months. Sweet Skills launched the inaugural camp with Retallack in 2018 with rave reviews! No doubt, you will be totally hooked after your first run!20190728 091020Jumps, berms and natural features line the custom-built trails flowing from scenic Kootenay mountain alpine to valley bottom. We’ll let gravity feed us down through historic mining sites, alpine wildflowers, and fantastic trails. To maximize our fun we’ll be swept up in the shuttle van and zipped straight back up to the top, a wisked way to hone those downhill skills and have a ripping good time.

The cherry on top off this trip: getting heli dropped on top of a peak with 6000ft of epic single track to shred! After all that descending, we'll enjoy the gorgeous lodge with apres that can't be beat! Soak in the hot tub, hang by the babbling brook with a cool drink, play a wide assortment of games, and enjoy some amazing drinks at the bar. Retallack has the apres scene dialed!

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This camp is aimed at strong intermediate riders and up - you don't have to arrive an expert, but you sure might leave as one with help from our Sweet Skills coaches! If you're just starting to learn to jump or already sending it, we'll have a group for you! Small group instruction with a maximum of 6 participants to 1 coach.

20190728 124854The Sweet Skills Retallack weekend was by far my best shredding weekend of 2019. Deb and Tera are both amazing coaches, and knew how to work with a range of skill levels to keep each of us challenged and STOKED. Retallack itself is a mountain bikers paradise. The lodge, the food, the employees, the trails, the apres... all of it is dialled. I will 100% be back for this camp next year, and already looking forward to it!

PRICING20190728 124905 $2055.83 (includes all taxes and park fees) 25% deposit due at time of booking

Sept 3-6, 2020 

Check out the 2019 Slideshow and 2018 Photo Album


  • 3 full days of shuttle assist riding & professional coaching
  • 1 heli drop experience
  • 3 nights at the deluxe Retallack Lodge
  • All gourmet meals

Participants are responsible for their own transportation to & from Retallack lodge. (easily accessible in any type of vehicle. Lodge is located 30 mins from New Denver - 8 hrs from Vancouver / 7 hours from Calgary)


DAY 1:

4pm                   Meet at Retallack Lodge, check into rooms
5pm                   Appies at the lodge, meet the group
7pm                   Dinner, hot tub, games room, get stoked for the next day!

DAY 2: 

8am                       Breakfast to start20190728 091020
9am - 12pm           Shuttle riding with skill sessions
12-1pm                  Lunch and chill out at the lodge
1-4pm                    More shuttle assist riding
5pm                       Appies at the lodge, enjoy the hot tub or the cool creek
7pm                       Dinner, hangout, stargazing


DAY 3: Ret flowers

8am                      Breakfast
9-12pm                Shuttle assist riding & skills sessions
12-1pm                Lunch & chill out at the lodge
1-4pm                  More shuttle assist riding
5pm                     Appies at the lodge, hut tub, games room, etc
7pm                     Dinner, hangout, more games & hot tubbing

DAY 4:

8am                    Breakfast
9-12pm               Heli Drop to an alpine peak!!!
12-1pm               Lunch & chill out at the lodge
2pm                    Camp wrap up & check out of rooms

* This retreat has not exclusively booked the entire Retallack lodge, so please note there will be other male and female guests enjoying the riding and the lodge along with us.

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