MAY 16- JUNE 30, 2024
Program Details
Program Details
This 6-week program is intended for beginners, ages 16+, to develop their skills and confidence to take on the trails. This program will cover everything from basic maintenance to skills and techniques to tackle technical trails for 8 adaptive riders, ensuring a personalized experience. Athletes are expected to commit to participating for the entirety of the 6-week program. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this exclusive program that combines education, adventure, and camaraderie. Apply now to secure your spot and discover the joy of mountain biking!

Application Process:

  • All applications due: Sunday, April 7
  • Interviews: Monday, April 15 – Friday, April 19
  • Applicants notified of application status: Monday, April 22

About CAF-idaho mountain biking PROGRAM

Join CAF-Idaho for an exhilarating journey into the world of adaptive mountain biking! Our program, tailored for adaptive riders, offers a unique blend of learning, adventure, and community.

Inclusive Mountain Biking Basecamp Program

Led by experienced coaches, each session provides opportunities to be immersed in the mountain biking community. Break down barriers with us and create an inclusive environment for athletes with physical disabilities of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned expert or a first-time participant, the CAF-Idaho Mountain Biking Basecamp Program will create unforgettable moments on and off the trails.


Community, Mentorship, and Beyond

Extend your connections beyond the foothills. Our event fosters a supportive atmosphere where experts serve as mentors, guiding beginners through the excitement of trying something new. Connect, collaborate, and learn from one another throughout the program.


Safe and Enjoyable Exploration

Prioritizing safety and fun, we ensure that every participant can explore mountain biking in a secure and enjoyable setting. Whether you’re wanting to enhance your skills or experiencing the thrill for the first time, the CAF-Idaho Mountain Biking Basecamp Program is designed for everyone to feel the joy of being outside on a bike.

What are you waiting for? Join us for the CAF-Idaho Mountain Biking Program and enjoy the great outdoors!

Mountain Biking Program Details

3What’s Included:

Trailside Maintenance: Learn essential skills for on-the-go repairs.

Accessible Trails Exploration: Discover existing accessible trails in the beautiful Boise foothills.

Adaptive Bike Upkeep: Master the art of maintaining your adaptive bike for optimal performance.

Group Rides: Enjoy thrilling rides with a supportive community of fellow riders.

Sessions on:

5/16: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

5/23: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

6/13: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

5/30 – 6/2 – Special Event: Participation in the CAF-Idaho Mountain Biking Apex Adventure

6/21 – 6/23 – Grand Finale: Destination Immersion


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Come be a part of the Mountain Biking Program and let the adventures begin!

CAF-Idaho Mountain Biking Schedule

WEEK 1: Thursday, May 16, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

LOCATION: 3179 E Barber Valley Dr, Boise, ID 83712

  • Opening night dinner
  • Staff introductions
  • Program overview

WEEK 2: Thursday, May 23, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

LOCATION: 3179 E Barber Valley Dr, Boise, ID 83712

  • Trailside maintenance education
  • How to train your spotter lesson
  • First ride

WEEK 3: Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2

LOCATION: J. A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation Bike Park, 750 Mountain Cove Rd, Boise, ID 83702

  • CAF Idaho Mountain Biking Adventure
  • CAF Idaho Mountain Bike Race *OPTIONAL

WEEK 5: Thursday, June 13th 5:30pm-7:30pm


  • Group ride

DESTINATION IMMERSION: Friday June 21 – Sunday June 23

LOCATION: Sun Valley, ID

Our Destination Immersions offer an exhilarating weekend getaway to the heart of Idaho, carefully curated for enthusiasts of the basecamp sport. These immersive experiences gather a tight-knit cohort of 8 individuals, fostering a sense of community through shared adventures and unforgettable moments. Led by two experienced coaches, each trip combines thrilling outdoor activities with opportunities for personal growth and connection, making it the perfect blend of adventure and camaraderie in the stunning landscapes of Idaho. ex: we’re trying to work with local guiding companies to go fly fishing on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River to wrap up the fly fishing basecamp. A lot of these experiences aren’t booked yet so I don’t have more information at this time.

The immersion includes facilitated travel and two overnight periods for all participants.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply for the CAF-Idaho Mountain Biking Program?

  • Adaptive athletes 16+ of all abilities.

Do participants need prior experience in the specific sports offered?

  • No prior experience is required.

How can I apply for the program?

  • Application details can be found on our Apply tab at the top of this page. Follow the application instructions to secure your spot for the CAF-Idaho Mountain Biking Program.

What equipment will be provided, and what should participants bring?

  • CAF will provide bikes, helmets, and any additional adaptations needed. Please bring any personal equipment that you already own.

Is there a cost to participate?

  • There is no cost to participate.

Is travel assistance available?

  • Travel assistance is not available, but we can accommodate Idaho residents outside of the Treasure Valley if interested. 

Can family and friends attend the program?

  • As always, friends and family are welcome to spectate, but this program is for athletes.

Can I volunteer for the CAF-Idaho Mountain Biking Program?

  • People are invited to volunteer as support riders for our group rides on 6/6 & 6/13.

Are there accommodations for participants of all physical disabilities?

  • Yes. Anyone concerned there will not be an option for them should please reach out to Bailee at [email protected]

How can I become a sponsor or partner for the event?

  • We appreciate your interest! For sponsorship and partnership inquiries, please contact [email protected] for more information.


The CAF-Idaho Mountain Biking Basecamp Program will be held at the Idaho Outdoor Fieldhouse.

Address: 3179 E. Barber Valley Dr, Boise, ID 83716 


Contact Us
The CAF Idaho team is here to support your athletic endeavors. Please reach out with any questions.