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
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