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Rock & Tech Intensive Saturday Clinic


Rock & Tech Intensive Saturday Clinic

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Are you ready to get into the nitty gritty details and set the foundation for a season’s worth of lightbulb moments?

Delve into the fundamentals of your riding position and fine tune your technical bike handling skills in this full day clinic. Candace and Laurie are teaming up for this incredible day where their goal is to get you through trail features with control, confidence, and a big smile on your face!

This clinic will open up the doors in expanding the trails your ride, as well as adding new friends to ride them with.  Learn techniques that will help you LOVE rock rolls, create and manage speed strategically, understand the process, and trust yourself. You will also learn tips on cornering and technical climbing.

The day will include; skill work in a controlled-environment, a locally-sourced picnic lunch, and an afternoon instructional ride on trail.  Followed up by some well earned après at RMU complete with draw prizes!

Great for any Intermediate level rider who is already comfortable on most Lost Lake trails, and looking to conquer the steeper rock rolls.  Trails will be chosen according to ability, with a focus on the Lost Lake and Cut Yer Bars areas.

*Please choose only one day that suits you best as the clinics are not intended as a series.

Skill & Fitness Level:

Skill Level: Int  Fitness Level 3+ *Unsure if this is the right clinic for you? Please email us with questions.

Price & Payment:

$195 + gst  *Payments by credit card incur an extra 2.9% fee, Etransfer payments have no fees.  Send Etransfer payments to info@sweetskills.ca

$5 of your registration fee is automatically donated to the local trail association.

*This clinic includes lunch & the chance to win draw prizes at aprè

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    Meet up location details and reminder on what to bring will be sent out at least 1 week in advance by email.


    Participants will be grouped together by their ability level.  The questionnaire that you fill out during registration will guide us on where to place you.  We do our best to match similar levels together, but given the nature of the sport there will always be some differences in ability and fitness levels within every group.  These differences can offer a great opportunity to peer learn – the most advanced rider can always benefit  from ‘slowing down and getting back to basics’ and a less experienced rider can progress from riding with more advanced riders in a supportive environment.


    Bike: All-mountain or XC bike in good working order.  Protective Gear/Attire: The following is mandatory for this clinic; helmet, knee pads, and full finger gloves.  Elbow pads, and other protective gear not listed above are optional.  We highly recommend dressing in appropriate bike clothes for the weather that day, and packing/wearing extra layers just in case – we ride rain or shine! Participants must also also have a multi-tool to repair anything on their bike as well as tube, tire levers and pump.  *Please ride in shoes/compatible pedals that you normally ride in – this is not the time to be learning a new system. For example learning to ride clipped in or vice versa. 


    We will provide you with a locally sourced packed lunch- sandwich, snack, fruit and a Bucha Brew kambucha. Please make sure you fill in your dietary requirements on the registration form. Bring enough water to last the whole day, and extra snacks if you think you might need them!


    Each guest will be required to sign a Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreement at time of registration, prior to start of trip. Click here to view and fill in the online waiver at time of booking.  Participants are required to inform Sweet Skills of any allergies, medical conditions or injuries that might affect their riding or health and any medications taken.


    Minimum required age is 18 for our camps and clinics. Requests can be made on a case-by-case basis. It’s recommended for youth between the ages of 14 and 18 to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Guest Cancellation

    Outside of 30 days: Payments made for any lesson outside of 30 days before the start date of your booking will be refunded less $25. Or transfer 100% of balance to another clinic during the current season. After which time it is non refundable.

    Within 29-15 days: Payments made for any lesson cancelled between 29-15 days of the start date of your booking will be refunded less 50% of the total fees paid. Or transfer 100% of balance to another clinic during the current season. After which time it is non refundable.

    Within 14-0 days: Payments made for any lesson cancelled within 14 days of the start date of your lesson are non-refundable and no credit is available for future lessons. If Sweet Skills is able to fill your spot you will receive a refund less 50% of fees paid or a 75% credit towards another clinic within the current season. After which time it is non refundable.

    Trip Cancellation Insurance:

    Our guest cancellation policy is firm and we recommend you purchase a trip interruption/cancellation insurance policy to avoid disappointment should you need to cancel your trip last minute. Travel insurance can be purchased through World Nomads.

    Sweet Skills Cancellation

    Sweet Skills reserves the right to cancel or adjust a reservation at any time due to minimum participation requirements not being met, or any other circumstance that arises. Should Sweet Skills need to cancel or reschedule your reservation you will be offered 100% credit to reschedule for another date, or option of a full refund.

    Cancellations due to a 3rd Party/Unforeseen Circumstances:

    Should your booking need to be cancelled due to extenuating circumstances beyond our control, including (but not limited to): border closures, government-initiated shutdowns due to a pandemic or wildfire, extreme weather which is deemed by Sweet Skills to be a safety issue. Sweet Skills may offer you a 100% credit to reschedule for another date, or give you the option of a full refund minus 10% of payments made.

    ITINERARY CHANGES:Every attempt will be made to adhere to our scheduled itinerary, we do not plan to make changes ahead of time. However, there are possibilities of unexpected changes to our route, timings and itinerary at any time. Safety issues, weather and/or any extenuating circumstances beyond our control may contribute to this possibility. Should these changes affect your pre and/or post-tour travel plans, Sweet Skills will not be responsible for additional expenses incurred by guests (non-refundable airline tickets, rental cars, hotel reservations, etc.). We recommend you have purchased your own trip insurance policy.

    Participants are asked to read and understand the ability level required for the trip and ensure they are well suited for the demands of the trip. Participants are strongly advised to follow our pre-trip fitness training recommendations. A booking questionnaire will be filled out at time of booking asking specific questions relating to biking experience and fitness, we ask that you fill this out completely and honestly so we can ensure you are signed up for the right trip. If you are unsure if the camp is the right fit for you, please call us.


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Rock & Tech Intensive (Sat)
10am - 4pm with Apres
$ 195.00


June 10
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sylvie Allen