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
Mountain Bike Advocacy
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
Letter from Coconino County Supervisor Matt Ryan regarding the Fort Tuthill State Trust Land Auction
Here is the full text of the letter we received from Supervisor Ryan today regarding the misunderstanding about the Fort Tuthill State Land Auction: Click here to see the letter in PDF format. October 7, 2016 Flagstaff Biking Organization Attention: Anthony Quintile PO BOX 23851 Flagstaff, AZ 86002 Dear Anthony Is the State Trust Land next to Fort Tuthill County Park threatened with loss? Yesterday I put out an alert
UPDATE!! When we posted this initially, we were responding to a personal plea from Coconino County Supervisor, Matt Ryan, who has been shepherding this land purchase for several years. He was responding to County staff’s understanding from the State Land Department that this land would be available to anyone at public auction, which is technically true. One of our members read the entire Auction Notice closely, (something which apparently County
October 15th, Little Bear rehabilitation Help us in putting back one of the best trails in Flagstaff! Not only do we have three volunteer events scheduled this year to work on Little Bear Trail, but we hired American Conservation Experience (ACE) with $10,000 from a grant and events put on by the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona (MBAA) to help realign one of the most problematic spots on the trail.
September 24th, Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, western Secret Trail maintenance Help win the trophy for the “Pedals”! 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
September 10th, Little Bear rehabilitation Help us in putting back one of the best trails in Flagstaff! Not only do we have three volunteer events scheduled this year to work on Little Bear Trail, but we hired American Conservation Experience (ACE) with $10,000 from a grant and events put on by the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona (MBAA) to help realign one of the most problematic spots on the trail.
UPDATE! Because of heavy rain, lightning and thunder, and a forecast for these conditions to continue throughout the morning, we regret that we will be cancelling today’s event. Since you’ll have the morning free, please visit Kickstand Kafe for a cup of coffee, head on over to Biff’s Bagels for breakfast and then drop into Mountain Sports and maybe pick up a new rain jacket. Thank them for their support
This press release was issued by the Flagstaff Ranger District on July 7, 2016 Click here for a detailed map of the project: http://www.flagstaffwatershedprotection.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/FWPP_Phase1_Trail_TempRdConst_ReRoutes.pdf Flagstaff, AZ – July 7, 2016 – For Immediate Release: As part of ongoing efforts of the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project (FWPP), contractors will begin improving and building temporary logging roads within the project area. the week of July 11, with timber harvesting potentially beginning as