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Lester River Kayak Race Video

This video by Higher Base Media was created to show how awesome the 2014 Lester River Race was.

Eighth Annual Bike Swap

Continental Ski & Bike’s eighth annual Bike Swap was held in April. This event is a great way to give back to the community and get a great deal on a bicycle in the process. Here is a little video showing what the event is all about. Video by Higher Base Media.

Mustache March Run 2014 Video

The Mustache March Run took place on March 1. The mustache-themed event, put on by Momentum Racing Events, is a fun event for anyone! You can grow your best mustache, wear a fake mustache, or just run mustache free.

2013 Demo Reel – Higher Base Media

Higher Base Media is a Duluth-based action sports media group that creates videos to promote local action sports in an attempt to get more people involved in these activities. We hope you all had a great year and enjoy our best footage from 2013!

2013 in Slow Motion – Local Action Sports

We have had the opportunity to experience countless incredible adventures this past year. We hope you take advantage of our area and all of its unique offerings. No matter what your passion, this beautiful city has something for everyone to enjoy. 2013 was a great year for us and we hope it was for you too!  Can’t wait to see what 2014 will bring for Higher Base Media.

Motorcycle Trials at Spirit Mountain

August 23-25 of 2013 marked the weekend of the American Motorcyclist Association NATC Motorcycle Trials Rounds 9 and 10, which were held at Spirit Mountain.  This is a short video recap of some of the riding that took place that weekend.  The event was quite amazing to watch.  These riders have unbelievable skill and balance and have definitely honed their craft.  If you ever have the chance to see this type of competition in person I highly recommend it!

Mountain Biking at Spirit Mountain

By now you have probably heard that Spirit Mountain has been running chairlifts this summer for mountain bikers. There have been people here to ride from all over the country and even from Canada. These trails are getting some well-deserved attention and I want to let everyone know that if you have ever wanted to try mountain biking, now is the time to do it. With all of the other great areas to mountain bike in our beautiful city, such as Piedmont, Lester and Hartley, Duluth is making a name for itself across the country as a mountain-biking destination!

The above video by Higher Base Media is of the trail Candyland at Spirit Mountain.

Encounter Indoor Skatepark – Bike Night

This is a video created by Higher Base Media of everyone having fun on their bikes on a Tuesday night at The Encounter. We have some very talented local riders.

Duluth Snowboarding Crashes Video

While filming for our last snowboarding video we gathered some great crash footage! Enjoy! Video by Higher Base Media.

Duluth Snowboarding Video

This is a video of Mitch Larson snowboarding all over Duluth and at Mont du Lac. It was created by Higher Base Media.

Can you figure out where all of the spots are?

Check out the video and please let me know what you think of it! We have poured so much time and effort into this video over the past few months and we would love to hear what you have to say.

Higher Base Media is a Duluth-based group that is focused on creating unique video and photo content.

Mountain biking at Mont du Lac

Mont du Lac Recreation has been building mountain bike trails that are amazing. Last summer a shuttle was offered to take riders from the bottom of the trails to the top. This summer promises to be an amazing one as well, with shuttle dates to be announced. 

Lift-accessed mountain biking at Spirit Mountain this summer

Starting on May 23, Spirit Mountain is set to start running its lifts for mountain bikers. As of now they have two amazing trails that are an absolute blast to ride! If you want to try mountain biking this is a perfect opportunity for you!

The hours will be:
Thursday  4pm – 8pm
Friday  1pm – 8pm
Weekends  10am – 4pm

The lift ticket rates are:
Single ride  $8
All-day pass  $20

For more information you can go to this link. Here are a couple videos of the new trails!

Mont du Lac Snowboarding Video!

This is a video of Mitch Larson (and a couple others) snowboarding at Mont du Lac!  Mitch is a coach for “TheCrew,” which is dedicated to providing a fun and safe place for snowboarders of all ages to learn the art of freestyle snowboarding. 

They have an upcoming two-day slopestyle skiing/snowboarding event at Mont Du Lac on Feb. 16 and 17.  For more info about the event you may visit dulaccrewfest.com.

Enjoy the video and feel free to tell me what you think of it!

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