Happening September Happenings

Words by John Caldwell 


If you’re feeling like we are, you’re feeling like summer is flying by extra quickly this year. Fortunately, the month of September is also a fine time to be in your favorite mountain towns and the options for attending world-class events are virtually endless. Bring on autumn with the following happening happenings.

TwoFly Benefit

September 6-7

Bozeman, MO

Presented by the Museum of the Rockies, this event helps to support responsible and sustainable fishing. The weekend begins on Friday with a golf scramble and opening reception. The following day provides an exceptional day of guided trout fishing in Montana’s famous Blue-Ribbon rivers. museumoftherockies.org

Northstar Free-Ride Festival Powered by Interbike

September 14-16

Lake Tahoe, CA

Start off Interbike Marketweek (the largest bicycle industry trade show in North America) with an epic three day event including free bike demos, mountain bike races, wine walks, bike rallies, and much more. Over 90 big-name bike outfitters will be present. northstarcalifornia.com

52nd Annual Aspen Ruggerfest

September 19-22

Aspen, CO

A 52 year old tradition, Ruggerfest presents four days of all-ages full contact rugby in the lush beauty of the Colorado mountains. Viewing is free to the public and there will be parties following the sporting events. aspen-ruggerfest.com

The Rendezvous Enduro

September 21

Jackson Hole, WY

For the first time, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort will host Race 5 of the wickedly ripping Montana Enduro Series. The rumor going around is that the race will start at the very top of JHMR’s famous Aerial Tram and fly down 4,150 vertical feet of adrenaline-packed descending. Rendezvous Mountain is known for having everything from lung-sucking contouring ascents to super flowy jump trails. montanaenduro.com/nineteen