- Brundage Mountain Bike Festival takes place at Brundage Ski Resort north of Boise, Idaho, 13 miles from McCall.
- Occurring in July, this event ccombines challenging trail running and mountain bike riding.
- The event is family friendly with free activities for the kids, dry camping, clean toilets, a hot springs nearly and several places to eat.
Overview: Taking place each year during July, the Brundage Mountain Bike Festival is a fun event for riders, runners and spectators. Just make your way north of Boise, Idaho to McCall. That’s where all the action happens.
When: An annual July event
Where: Brundage Ski Resort located 13 miles from McCall, Idaho.
Fee: The entry fees vary
Details : The Brundage Mountain Bike Festival generally includes four separate events. The events include both mountain biking and trail running. Taking place over a weekend, the events take place on both Saturday and Sunday.
On Saturday morning, the trail runners and bikers tackle the same trail. You need to be experienced and physically fit to climb up 1800 vertical feet and handle the many other climbs and descends on the trail.
Saturday afternoon, you can participate in the short course Super D, which starts at 1:30 pm. There is a FREE kid’s race on Saturday as well.
On Sunday, the Brundage Bomber Downhill uses the 1.5 miles Hidden Valley course that loses 1,500 vertical feet as you descend the mountain. Take the quad lift to the top for your shuttle ride and then hurl you and your bike down the mountain.
Other activities include an awards assembly following all the events. There are medals and cash prizes and fun for everyone. Come and make a weekend of it. There is dry camping and clean toilets available on site. There are hot springs nearby and places to eat within minutes. Please bring everything you need to camp. Alternatively, you can obtain lodging at Brundage Mountain Resort.
For nearly twenty years, mountain bike enthusiasts and runners have flocked to Brundage Ski Resort during July to participate in four different mountain bike and running events.