Spirit Mountain introduced winter lift-served, downhill fat tire biking to our operations during the 2015/2016 winter season. With great success and a heck of a lot of fun, we will continue lift-access fat biking during the 2017/2018 winter. Thanks to the volunteers from COGGS and our Bike Park Crew for keeping the trails dialed-in all year long....enjoy!
Begins: 2018 - every Sunday 10am-4pm. We kicked things off on Jan. 7, 2018 *Typically, we roll Sunday's from early-January through mid-March, weather & trail condition permitting.
Cost: Regular lift ticket price of $55 or a winter season pass
Trails Open: 1/7/18 are Happy Camper, Candyland, Calc, and integrated Timber Cruiser and Juggler Joe. Next session is 1/14/18 from 10am-4pm. Trail status to updated soon.
Please Note: on our integrated ski slopes, skiers & snowboarders have the right of way...bikers must yield to skiers & snowboarders while on the slopes.
Trail Head & Parking: All fat biking operations roll through our Grand Avenue Chalet. This includes lift tickets, mandatory bike check, etc. Grand Avenue Chalet is located at 8551 Grand Avenue, Duluth MN
Bike Rentals: Visit our friends at Continental Ski & Bike for all Fat Bike Rentals. RESERVE ONLINE NOW!-- Please note:unlike in summer operations, our fat bike rentals are not located on site. You must reserve in advance and make arrangements with Continental for pick up and drop off
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Join Spirit Mountain, Columbia Sportswear and Frost River, in this third year of winter downhill fat bike racing at Spirit Mountain. The Frosted Fatty is growing even “fatter” this year. The Fat Bike celebration at the regions only lift-access fat bike ski area continues with a two-day Bike Festival. Experience bike demos, food, beverage, music and more!
Races to include Fat Bike XC, Staged Downhill and Head to Head Dual Slalom, where bikers, skiers and snowboarders race it out for a $500 cash prize!!
Male and Female categories for each race, XC and DH. Head to Head Dual Slalom will name one winner as the "King of the Hill!"
Cross Country Race - 9a race start
Registration & Check In opens @ 7:30am at the start/finish area
Down Hill Race - 1pm race start
Registration & Check In opens @ 10:00am in the Moosehead
Dual Slalom - 4pm Biker v. Skier v. Boarder start
1pm - Skier and Boarder brackets begin
Registration begins @ 10:00am in the Moosehead
Silent Auction - 1pm - 7pm Fundraiser supporting the All Weather Trail
Loose in the Moose After Party
Spirit Mountain Fat Bike Sunday - 10a - 4p
Frost River Factory Tours - 10a - 6p
1910 W. Superior St. Duluth, MN 55806
Pre-Registration Rates: these rates are effective until January 18, 2017. All rates increase $10 for day of registration. All registrations are non-refundable except in the event that the races do not happen.