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Southeastern Gravity Attracts Multiple Events


Only one downhill mountain biking race will take place at Beech Mountain Resort this summer, the Southeastern Gravity Series . The Southeastern Gravity attracts multiple events as it rolls through Beech Mountain. The lineup of events is quite expansive and there is something for everyone! Starting Friday, August 21 and continuing through Sunday, August 23, Beech Mountain Resort will be hosting numerous activities and events for what is expected to be a notable weekend!

Friday, August 21 –

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Beginner’s Women’s Clinic – meet in Ski Beech Sports
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Intermediate Women’s Clinic – meet in Ski Beech Sports

Saturday, August 22 –

9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Southeastern Gravity Series Race Registration in the in Beech Mountain Brewing Co.($15 LATE FEE)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Southeastern Gravity Series Downhill Practice
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Intermediate Women’s Clinic – meet in Ski Beech Sports
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: Yoga @ 5506’
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Red Bull DJ in the Village
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Wine tasting @ 5506’
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Beginner Women’s Clinic – meet in Ski Beech Sports
3:30 p.m.: Free Ice Pops for Kids Presented by Ski Patrol
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Live music with Shane Pruitt Band @ 5506’
7:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.: Bike Maintenance Clinic in Beech Mountain Brewing Co.

Sunday, August 23 –

9:30 am – 11:00 am Southeastern Gravity Series Race Packet Pickup in Beech Mountain Brewing Co.
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Southeastern Gravity Series Downhill Practice
11:30 AM Southeastern Gravity Series Start List Posted beside Quad Lift
12:15 PM Southeastern Gravity Series Racer’s Meeting (Mandatory at Lift in front of Beech Tree)
1:00 PM Southeastern Gravity Series Downhill Start

Downhill Women’s Clinic: The talented, Caroline Westray will be offering plenty of opportunities for women to improve their skills!  On Friday, August 21st and Saturday August 22nd, she will host two clinics daily for beginner and intermediate riders.


Southeastern Gravity Series: Race 3 of the Southeastern Gravity Series will help you earn race points that will count towards nationals and towards the Championship event at the end of the series.


Bottoms Up Yoga: When you join us for yoga, you’ll take the chairlift up to the top of the mountain, where you will engage in an hour of invigorating and restorative Vinyasa Flow yoga on the deck in front of a stunning view of the mountains.


Red Bull DJ: Come jam in the resort’s Alpine Village located at the base of the mountain. A Red Bull sponsored DJ will be playing a variety of tunes to compliment the atmosphere of this lively weekend.


Wine Tasting: Join us at 5506′ for the chance to explore a variety of wines from The Seeker Wines. A Beech Mountain Resort wine specialist will be on hand to guide you through the process of  sampling several varietals which will also be available for purchase.


Free Ice Pops for Kids: Beech Mountain Resort Ski Patrol will be on hand at the summit of the mountain to give free ice pops to children. There will be a limited number of ice pops so they will be available on a  first come, first served basis until there are no more.


Summer Music Series:  NC High Country live music events are happening, but the best spot to hear local musicians has to be at 5506′ at Beech Mountain Resort. Live music and spirited festivities continue to highlight activities at Beech Mountain Resort all summer long! Come listen to the Shane Pruitt Band this Saturday.


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