Vertical Earth “ State of the Union “
As of Friday, February 26 Mountain Biking has been cancelled at the Vertical Earth Gravity Park at Blue Mountain Ski Resort. The mountain has decided to dedicate all resources to the future waterpark coming in 2012.
Even though disappointed, the past two years have been a dream come true and I thank Blue Mountain for the opportunity to build trails and promote races with local lift access. To all the riders, racers, supporters, sponsors, and park crew there are a mountain of memories, good vibes, laughs, adventures that will last a lifetime. New friendships were made, more people are riding, and I can’t thank everyone enough for making that happen. I can say at the end of one year the park averaged 60 people a day droppin’ in on the trails a lot of people had a hand in. I know many of you will be disappointed but mountain biking may not be gone for good, so hopefully when the waterpark is complete we may see the mountain bring it back. In the meantime, I look forward to getting on the bike and getting out to a few races this summer.
Season pass holders for the upcoming season, the mountain will be refunding passes starting next Friday. Thanks very much everyone for an awesome two years of livin’ the dream. Everybody keep it upright and I hope to see you on the trails!
-Dan / Vertical Earth