Gravity East #5 at Snowshoe Bike Park September 9, 2012

Gravity East

Apr 22, 2011
Gravity East Series Race # 5, Snowshoe Bike Park, September 9, 2012

The 2012 Gravity East Series season kicks off the weekend of Sept. 8 & 9 at Snowshoe Bike Park, Snowshoe Resort in Snowshoe West Virginia.

Snowshoe Resort is situated on 11,000 acres and is located nearly a mile high in the Allegheny Mountains.

Snowshoe Resort is no stranger to mountain bike competition. The Annual Snowshoe Downhill Race Series has been running strong for 8 years and in the early 2000’s it hosted the USA Cycling former N.O.R.B.A. National Mountain Bike Series for a couple of years.

Snowshoe Mountain is located in the heart of Pocahontas County, WV being one of the highest counties in the East and set in the middle of the Monongahela National Forest. Snowshoe offers the perfect location for unmatched outdoor wilderness activities as portrayed by the sign as you enter the resort. “Forever Wild”

In August 2005 Snowshoe Resort hosted the ESPN Sports Center Live at its facility during the USA Cycling NORBA Bike Race. It also featured the resort and the NORBA event in the ESPN Series 50 Days, 50 States which brought attention and great recognition to downhill mountain bike racing.

Snowshoe Mountain is owned by Intrawest Destination Resorts and offers a complete city within the resort. There are stores, restaurants and bars all within walking distance and every possible outdoor activity you can think of or participate in. It is truly a spectacular place to visit with great scenery and miles of mountain bike trails.

Gravity East Series Race # 5, Snowshoe Bike Park

Registration, Race Info & Lodging

On line registration is now open.
Register on-line and save $5.00 over on-site registration just go to:

On line registration will end on September 6, 2012 at 11:45p ET

Snowshoe Bike Park season pass holders will receive a $20 discount on entry fees at on site registration and a complimentary lunch at Arbuckle’s Cabin on Race Day.

Schedule of Event:

Friday 09/07/12

Bike park open 10am – 4:30 pm (additional lift ticket required)

On-Site Registration 5pm-8pm at the Depot

Saturday 09/08/12

On-Site Registration 8am – 4pm at the Depot

Downhill Practice all classes 9am – 4:30pm

Sunday 09/09/12

On-Site Registration 8am – 10:00am at the Depot

Course Inspection Runs 9am – 11am

Start list posted – 11am

Course closed to practice – 11am – 12pm

Race Start 12pm

Awards to follow Official Results at Arbuckle’s Cabin (Race Finish Area)

$ 1000.00 Pro Purse

All Timing, Results and Standings by “All Sports Events”

Lodging Info

Located 6 miles and a 15 minute drive from the top of the mountain; the mountain base offers the preferred lodging for the GES event, The Inn at Snowshoe.

Accommodations: $ 38.50 per person* per night Including Breakfast!
Call 877-441-4386 and mention the Gravity East Series Race to receive this special lodging rate. (*Based on double occupancy, Tax not included.)

Lodging at Ravenswood for $33.00 per person* per night for those preferring to stay at the top of the mountain. A short walk from the village. (*Based on triple occupancy, Tax not included.)

Camping is not available at Snowshoe Resort however there are campgrounds in the area.

For more info on the Gravity East Series visit: www.gravityeastseries.com

For more info on Snowshoe Bike Park visit: ride.snowshoemtn.com

For race registration visit: www.bikereg.com/NET/17266/

Gravity East

Apr 22, 2011
4 Days left to pre-register for Gravity East Series Race # 5, Snowshoe Bike Park, September 9, 2012 go to :


to save $5 over onsite registration on 9/7/12 and 9/8/12 and save $10 over race day registration on 9/9/2012

Tell you friends! See you there!