The MTB Gathering will be held over two days (Thursday 5th & Friday 6th October) with the greatly anticipated Scottish MTB Awards held on the Thursday evening.
On Day 1, attendees will be treated to inspiring presentations, updates on trail development and support for Trails Associations, MTB leadership and coaching developments, participative workshops, and a ride out to finish the day.
There will be a mixture of presentations and topics covering DMBinS work themes including Trails, Health, Destinations, and Innovation the day will have a focus on sustainability in all its facets including social, environmental, and economic sustainability of mountain biking in Scotland.
We will be investigating trail development models, with unprecedented levels of investment into our trail network and facilities, we need to understand how we can continue to work together towards a long-term sustainable and secure trail network.
There will be the opportunity to find out more about the different Health, Diversity and Inclusion programmes across Scotland, and how the Scottish Health Fund seeks to make our nation happier and healthier and increase the diversity on our trails.
The Scottish Mountain Bike Awards will be held at the end of this first day and will be a celebration of Scottish mountain biking. Its a 'not to be missed' opportunity to showcase all that is awesome about our industry, the people and the sport. Delicious food, beverages and a DJ will end day one of The Gathering.
Day 2, will take place on the amazing trails at Comrie Croft. There will be dig sessions, ride outs focussing on improving knowledge sharing, helping to develop our leadership network, and more opportunities to engage with programmes from across Scotland.