GRiT (Girls Ride Together) Event @ Mesa Park
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm





GRiT is a NICA initiative to increase female participation in the league. This fun and FREE event welcomes all current and prospective NICA girls (ages 10+) as well as women interested in supporting the initiative.

The event will include a light breakfast, skills clinic, beginner group ride, games, raffle, and lunch! Please be prepared with a bike in good working order, helmet, and water. Our group ride will be approximately 4-5 miles on beginner mountain bike trails.

We encourage everyone to bring friends! Little to no mountain bike experience required; we have a limited amount of bikes available for those that don’t have one, please email to check for availability.

Event details:
What: NICA GRiT event
Who: Girls and Women Ages 10+

Where: Mesa Park in Summerlin. We will meet at Mesa Park and then ride as a group a short distance to the trails.

When: February 1, 2020 9AM-12PM
Why: to promote a strong body, strong mind, and strong character through mountain biking
How: TBA

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GRiT Coach Leadership Development @ Mountain's Edge Park, Tortoise Pavilion
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm








When: January 8th, 2022 (all day)


All Women interested in getting more girls on bikes. This includes all current female Nevada South coaches, prospective coaches, Mom’s of student-athletes, and women interested in learning more about becoming involved with the Nevada South NICA League.

Experience Level:

None needed. Only a passion for empowering girls through club sport (middle and high school mountain biking)

What (Mission Of Event):

To create a culture and community of women leaders in the S. Nevada league with the ultimate goal of recruiting more girls and getting more girls on bikes. No skills necessary. We will teach you how to ride and coach.


Attendees will know their fellow GRiT coaches and understand their role in helping get more girls on bikes
Attendees will leave empowered and with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to implement GRiT programming within their own teams
Attendees will feel empowered, capable and confident as a coach

What to bring (be prepared to ride and gather in an outdoor setting):

Mountain bike and helmet and water bottle or hydration pack
Appropriate clothing to be comfortable outdoors
Lunch and refreshments will be provided

Race #1 – Moapa Valley Madness @ Logandale Trail System
Feb 25 all-day

Location: Logandale, NV

Overview: The Moapa Valley Madness course starts with a gradual climb to the top of the course. It then points downhill with fast flowing downhill and short punchy climbs. Then, after over a mile of gradual descent you’ll have a longer climb up the road crossing. Next up is the downhill berm section, called the ribcage. Up another short climb then down a short flowy descent and on to the slot canyon. When the canyon opens up, you’ll take the dirt road back to the finish line.

Race #2 – The Battle at Bootleg @ Bootleg Canyon MTB Park
Mar 11 all-day

Location: Bootleg Canyon MTB Park, Boulder City, NV

Overview: Bootleg Canyon starts with a challenging uphill climb to the top of the course sure to set your legs on fire! Followed by a fun, fast and flowing single track descent into the valley, you’ll get back on the pedals working the ups and downs back toward the finish line. Both Middle and High school student-athletes will be challenged on the same 3.2 mile course with approximately 315’ of climbing per lap.

Race #3 – Spicer Ranch Roundup @ Spicer Ranch
Apr 1 all-day

Location: Spicer Ranch, Beatty, NV

Overview: Spicer Ranch showcases a fun mix of rocky climbs, grass pastures and smooth flowing singletrack. Riding across pastures, around ponds, challenging uphill, and fun descents. This venue starts the season off on the right foot, and allows each racer to finish strong while having a great time. High school student-athletes will be challenged on the same 4 mile course as last year with approximately 450’ of climbing per lap. Middle School will experience a new shorter course with multiple lap counts.

Race #4 – Caliente Crusher @ Kershaw-Ryan State Park
Apr 22 all-day

Location: Caliente, NV

Overview: The Redemption Loop at Kershaw-Ryan State Park is the course set for the Caliente Crusher. With a sizable uphill start, you quickly find yourself positioning into a single file to breeze down the nearly 3 miles of gradual slalom like descent. At the bottom, you’re met with soft soils and pinion pines while you work your way back toward the last mile of a challenging uphill. Both Middle and High school student-athletes will take on the same 5.5 mile course with approximately 600’ of climbing per lap.

Race #5 – Sawmill Challenge (Tentative) @ Sawmill Trailhead
May 6 all-day

Location: Sawmill Trailhead, Spring Mountains, Las Vegas, NV

Overview: The Sawmill Challenge weaves through pinyons and junipers and plenty of wildflowers at an elevation of 7,591 feet. This course will put your fitness level to the test. Both Middle and High school student-athletes will be challenged on the same 2.1 mile course with approximately 319’ of climbing per lap.