Northstar Bike Park * Truckee, California * September 9th, 2007

Jordan Lopez at Northstar # 3. Photo by Kris Haderer at


There are some fun courses proposed for the Northstar downhill races next weekend. For the first time in years we’ll be racing the Sticks and Stones trail!

Proposed Downhill Race Courses for DH #4 on 9/9.

  • Pro/Expert:  upper Sticks & Stones, to middle Sticks, to lower Pho Dog
  • Sport/Beginner: upper Sticks, to Twigs and Pebbles cut-off, to Speed Control, to lower Pho Dog

“You win some, you lose some, but you always try again.”


The new race courses:

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This is the new cut-off trail called “Twigs and Pebbles” that goes to Speed Control. The cut-off is right before the first big rock drop on Upper Sticks.

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You can see the red sign for the “Twigs and Pebbles” cut-off right behind Nancy at the “George’s Rock” drop on the upper “Stick’s and Stones” trail.  The Pro/Experts will race the traditional trail on Sticks down all the way down to Pho Dog.


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We saw a group of 4 Pine Hens at the top of the “Sticks and Stones” trail – they aren’t afraid of people!