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*We are happy to announce that all spring and summer programs are a go!
Love riding? Always looking for the next challenge?
For experienced riders aged 10-18 (born 2011-2003), AMP is a mixed bag of Enduro, XC and DH mountain biking. Riders will need to be in shape, have strong fundamental skills, and an intrinsic desire to push their limits.
Interested in finding out more?
If you’d like to hear more about RMCC’s Rampage Junior Race Program or All Mountain Program (AMP), please join us for the parent and rider Info night. Our Head Coaches will give a brief presentation about the programs, and be available to answer questions to help determine if the program is right for your young rider.
Wednesday Feb 17th 7:00pm on Zoom
RMCC’s All Mountain Program (AMP) is more structured than the RMCC Youth Revolution, and is focused on all aspects of mountain biking. AMP is geared for riders who have been in RMCC programs for a minimum of two or three years and are always searching for that extra bit of speed or constantly looking to get air off anything they can! Riders who have not previously been a part of an RMCC program will need to be vetted to ensure AMP is a good fit for them.
As an example, some of the trails we will be riding could include Reclaimer, Riders of Rohan, Black Coal Chutes, Race of Spades, T-Dub, Special K, Terminator, No Homers, Upper & Lower Stoney Squaw, Topp Notch and Star Wars.
AMP also is an introduction to Enduro Racing. AMP coaches will be supporting AMP riders at several Canadian National Enduro Series Races.
Coaches: AMP is led by Head Coach Kevin Eaton and a team of NCCP and PMBIA-certified coaches who have a wealth of coaching, racing, and riding experience. Meet the AMP coaching team.
Pre-requisites include a high level of both fitness and fundamental mountain bike skills. Participants must be comfortable on the trails listed above.
Dates and details:
THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL
Dates: May 1 – June 26 & September 4 – 21, 2021 Tuesdays and Saturdays
- Tuesdays: 5:30-7:30 PM
- Half-day Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for rides in the Bow Valley (5 sessions of 3 hours, specific dates TBA by the coach)
- Full-day Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM for day trips to Golden, Moose Mountain, Crowsnest Pass or Panorama (5 sessions of 7 hours, specific dates TBA)
- COST: $935
* No session on May 22 for the long weekend. Session schedule may be subject to change. Some sessions may need to be shortened or cancelled due to weather.
Join us on Thursdays as well to really AMP up your riding!
Thursday Downhill Skill Sessions: May 6 – June 24 & September 2 – 23, 2021
The added Thursday sessions are for those that can’t get enough riding in and want to take their skills and racing to the next level. Thursday sessions are for the advanced group of AMP riders who want to spend time honing their downhills skills. May sessions will take place in town and will be from 5:30-7:30, and June sessions and a few sept sessions will take place in Bragg Creek and will be from 6-8PM (5-9 when you factor in the time to drive to Bragg Creek and back). We will be hitting the awesome downhill trails in Bragg Creek and really be working those enduro skill on steep and technical rides. (Full face helmet is recommended for the Bragg Creek sessions)
- Thursdays: 5:30-7:30 pm or 5:00-9:00PM. Dates of shorter and longer evenings TBA by coach once season starts.
- COST: $450
AMP Summer Enduro Camps – Panorama
Dates: July 6 & 7, 2021, COST:$225
Coach Kevin and Coach Sylvain are stoked to offer two 2-day camps at Panorama again this summer! Camp fees includes 2 full days of coaching. Accommodation at Panorama as well as meals and lift ticket will be up to each individual to manage. Enduro bikes are appropriate to use for the camp. A full-face downhill helmet, which can be rented at the hill for a small fee, is required for the camp.
Spring & Fall – two sessions per week: $935*
Spring & Fall – add on Thursday sessions: $450*
Panorama Camp: $225*
Panorama Pass: Price TBA
*Annual RMCC membership/insurance required for all programs.
**IMPORTANT: IF you think you are going to do more than one race this summer in Alberta (enduro, XC or cyclocross) then please go to the ABA site and get your ABA race license first (which includes insurance) and then get a code from firstname.lastname@example.org so you are not charged twice for insurance.
Please note: race entry fees are in addition to the program fee.
As RMCC provides a major financial subsidy to the program fee, AMP riders are required to wear their RMCC AMP jersey at races. We are stoked to have a custom-designed RMCC AMP team jersey! The jersey is $50 and is mandatory for all AMP riders.
RMCC members applying for financial support and race reimbursements from the club are required to wear the most recent club kit.
Volunteer Requirement & Bond:
AMP is subsidized by RMCC – parents of AMP riders are needed to volunteer 10 hours with RMCC events and activities to make this subsidy possible. A volunteer bond of $350 is required to register for the program. Please prepare a cheque post-dated for October 1, 2021 and pass on to the AMP Head Coach at the first session. If you meet the volunteer requirements, RMCC will destroy or return your cheque.
The volunteer requirement for parents/guardians of AMP riders may be satisfied by participating in one of the items below:
- RMCC Executive, Event Organizer, or Committee Position
- Volunteer required number of hours at any of the club volunteer opportunities (specifically at the Casino, cyclocross and road race event as these are the events that help subsidize the AMP program). Helping to shuttle riders on Bragg Creek days or on Saturday long rides that are not at the nordic centre. A link to the volunteer site will be sent to you to and will track your volunteer hours.
In order for athletes to receive any additional reimbursements (Race Subsidies, Youth Race Fund, etc.) from RMCC, the volunteer requirements must be completed in full.
For riders who were not part of RMCC AMP previously and wish to join AMP in 2021, please email AMP Head Coach Kevin Eaton to ensure the program is a good fit. There will also be a parent info night on Feb 17th at 7:00 on Zoom for new riders interested in finding out more about the program.
Grab your friends and join us for some challenging riding and a great time!
Registration for AMP begins FEB 1 (returning athletes) and FEB 17 (new athletes joining in 2021).
Note: a registration code from the Head Coach is required.
Contact our Program Manager for more program details or any questions.