Mountain Bike Advocacy
URGENT! Please attend joint City Council-County Supervisors Meeting, this Monday, March 12th, 4:00 pm, Flagstaff City Hall We expect that representatives from Senator John McCain’s staff, Representative O’Halleran’s staff, and the Arizona State Land Department will be present. All you need to do is be in the room to show support for keeping the public land and trails surrounding Flagstaff public! WE NEED A LOT OF PEOPLE TO MAKE THE
On Sunday, February, 18th, the Arizona Daily Sun ran this article: http://azdailysun.com/news/local/land-swap-proposal-could-mean-flagstaff-area-forest-parcels-go/article_fb2d2822-9fa1-5adf-8e7e-0f10d8e916ef.html This is our letter to Senator John McCain’s office on this issue, and attached maps that we submitted as well. (See below for text.) Link to PDF file McCainHopiLandExchange We cc’d Senator Flake, Representative O’Halleran, Governor Ducey, the Flagstaff City Council, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, the Coconino National Forest Supervisor, the Regional Forester, and others. We
October 28th, Little Bear Trail Maintenance We’re doing a little touch up on this trail after getting it re-opened last year! Come on out and finish off the season with us! Directions: Drive north on Highway 89. About a half mile past Silver Saddle Road, turn left on Elden Springs Road. We will be meeting a few of miles in, past both the Horse Camp Road and Little Elden Trail Head.
September 23rd, Weatherford Trail Maintenance We’ll be tidying up some of this classic trail just outside the Kachina Peaks Wilderness boundary. It’s been a great year for tuning up Flagstaff’s original trail system as well as adding some brand new options! Directions: Travel north on Highway 180/ Fort Valley Road to Schultz Pass Road, turn right onto Schultz Pass Road. Stay left at the “Y” intersection on Schultz Pass Road.
September 16th, Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, Upper Moto Maintenance JOIN THE CHALLENGE! Let’s see which trail user group can show up in the greatest numbers for this great trail! A lovely trophy is on the line for the winning group… they will hold that trophy until next year’s challenge. Join this fun event… we ALL WIN when we work together to build good trail and strong
Directions: From downtown Flagstaff, head north on Fort Valley Road/ Highway 180. Just past the Museum of Northern Arizona, turn right on Schultz Pass Road. Stay right at the “Y” to continue on Elden Lookout Road. Continue up the dirt road, (high clearance recommended). Look for signs. Given limited parking, please try to carpool to this event. Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/bbH41tciE332 What to bring and other details: All Trail events start
July 29th, Upper Oldham Trail Maintenance We will be working with the Flagstaff Ranger District to improve the Upper Oldham Trail, one of Flagstaff’s classic trails in the Dry Lake Hills! Directions: From downtown Flagstaff, head north on Fort Valley Road/ Highway 180. Just past the Museum of Northern Arizona, turn right on Schultz Pass Road. Stay right at the “Y” to continue on Elden Lookout Road. Continue up the dirt road,
June 17th, Sunset Trail and Catwalk Maintenance We will be working with the Flagstaff Ranger District to improve drainage and reestablish tread along the Catwalk section of Sunset Trail, one of Flagstaff’s favorite trails! We may also be doing some staging work for the Trail Fairies crew to continue their work on the Hobbit Forest section of Sunset Trail. Directions: From downtown Flagstaff, head north on Fort Valley Road/ Highway
June 3rd, National Trails Day, Rogers Lake Connector Trail Join the entire Flagstaff area trails community in the annual celebration of trails! Once completed, this trail will connect the Rogers Lake Trail System to the Flagstaff Loop Trail and Ft. Tuthill Trail System. What a great addition to the Flagstaff area trail network! Please come join potentially hundreds of other Flagstaff trail users of all interests in this annual celebration
May 20th, Rogers Lake Connector Trail Construction Directions: From downtown Flagstaff, head west on Route 66. Turn left on Woody Mountain Road. Drive to the Arboretum at Flagstaff, but turn left to a Forest Service Road instead of turning into the Arboretum. Follow signs approximately 1/2 mile to meeting location. Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/tqFc3iVCqcq What to bring and other details: All Trail events start at 8:30 am and conclude with lunch