Air Bear Advanced Riders ONLY, trail has high risk features, mandatory jumps, steep drops with no ride arounds. Your wheels may leave ground, downhill traffic only.
Aquaman Intermediate riders ONLY, large berms, large Rollers, optional jumps on trail, downhill traffic only.
Eagle Eye Trail has high risk features, including large man-made wood features, mandatory jumps, and steep drops. Your wheels may leave ground, downhill traffic only.
Into the Rabbit Hole A technical Black Diamond trail for Advanced Riders only. This trail has high risk rock & wood features including mandatory drops with no ride arounds. Your wheels may leave the ground; downhill traffic only.
Gentle to moderate climbs and decents, with obstacles such as rock, gravel, berms, bridges, and pot holes. Previous mountain biking experience highly recommended.
Squirrel Catcher Gentle to moderate climbs and decents, with obstacles such as rock, gravel, berms, and pot holes. Previous mountain biking experience highly recommended.This is our considered our "easiest" trail, and we recommend starting on this trail first.
SLOW ZONE begins where all 5 trails converge together and ends at parking lot area at Mad Jaxx. All riders are required to slow their speeds in this area. Speed will be monitored by bike patrol and Welch Village Staff. Riders who do not slow down in the SLOW ZONE may have their lift pass removed for the day. Thank you
***ATTENTION*** Previous experience in mountain biking is highly recommended in order to ride our green downhill trails. Downhill MTB Trails are different and at times much more challenging that cross-country MTB trails. A fair amount of off-road/cross-country mountain biking experience is highly recommended before trying our downhill trails.
Easiest (Green DH)
Gentle to moderate climbs and decent, with obstacles such as rock, gravel, berms, bridges, and pot holes. Previous mountain biking experience highly recommended.
GoPro preview of "Joy Ride"
Watch a GoPro video preview of Joy Ride!
More Difficult - Intermediate (Blue DH)
Challenging riding with steep slopes and/or obstacles possibly on narrow trail or elevated skill obstacles with poor traction. Previous downhill mountain biking experience highly recommended.
GoPro Preview of "Eagle Eye"
Advanced/Most Difficult (Blue/Black DH)
Advanced downhill mountain bikers only. These trails include, but are not limited to, a mixture of long steep descents, loose trail surfaces, numerous natural or man-made obstacles including jumps, ramps, elevated features, berms, drops, rocks, and other terrain variations.
GoPro video preview of "Air Bear"
Most Difficult (Black)
Without exception, expert downhill mountain bikers only should be the only riders on these trails. Some of the elements you will encounter include, but are not limited to: large man made and natural jumps, wood ramps, elevated narrow trails, berms, drops, rock faces, and other terrain variation.
GoPro preview of "Into the Rabbit Hole"
Job Fairs Thursday, October 24th and Saturday, October 26th
One of the best ways to earn a spot on the Welch Village team is to attend one of our Job Fair events. We are holding a Job Fair on both Thursday, Oct. 24th (4-7pm) and Saturday, Oct. 26th (10am-2pm) in the main chalet at Welch Village. Meet our department managers, learn about available job positions, and interview on the spot!
Fall Ski & Snowboard Sale with Wayne's Ski & Cycle and Tyrol Ski Shop
A huge sale with great deals on brand new skis, snowboards, boots, and winter gear. All items provided by Wayne's Ski & Cycle and Tyrol Ski Shop. Great deals on used gear us well. All Swap information listed on FB event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/506461376588947/ Sale hours Friday (10/25) 4-9pm; Saturday (10/26) 10am - 5pm