Rippers Ride Leader
Rippers Ride Leader

Tuesday 05/11/2021


Tuesday 09/14/2021

5:00PM EDT


7:00PM EDT

Mad River Valley Plunkton Road
Warren, VT 05674

The Mad River Rippers are kids of all ages and mountain bike experiences, and explore the diversity of trails throughout the MRV. Some of our ride guides are local parents, students, and former rippers; folks just like you who want to share the Mad River Landscape with other great people.

The core Rippers program meets every Tuesday from May through September at 5:00 pm for a 1-to-2-hour ride. Since every kid is different, we adapt the program to meet their needs. We form a lot of small groups based on age, biking experience level, and riding style. Each group has two guides, usually one adult and a local high school student. Parents are invited to ride with the groups. The youngest kids on strider bikes (2-wheel coasters with no pedals) will typically do shorter rides on Tootsie Roll at Blueberry Lake. The oldest and most experienced riders will ride for 2 hours on intermediate and advanced trails all over the Mad River Valley. The rest of the groups fall in between.

The best Rippers’ Coaches are:
  • Friendly, compassionate, and caring
  • Passionate about mountain biking in the Mad River Valley
  • Knowledgeable about local trails, and comfortable riding trails around the Mad River Valley
  • Ready to help young people gain valuable skill sets
  • Excited to help Mad River Valley youth gain access to more healthy outdoor recreational opportunities