Mountain Bike Advocacy
June 2nd, National Trails Day, Soldiers Trail maintenance, Fort Tuthill Join the entire Flagstaff area trails community in the annual celebration of trails! (This event’s location has been moved because of Coconino National Forest closures because of fire danger.) This year we will be doing some maintenance on Soldiers Trail in Fort Tuthill as part of a bigger rework and additions to Coconino County Parks and Recreation’s Fort Tuthill Trail
May 19th, Sunset Trail Maintenance between Little Bear and Upper Brookbank We’ll be cleaning up this rutted section of trail and doing our best to establish some drainage. 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).
We have recently signed up with Trail Care to help raise money to build and maintain trails in Flagstaff using donations you can make through Strava! Trail Care makes it super easy for Strava users to support the trails they ride by enabling fast, easy and fun micro donations. Each time you upload an activity to Strava, Trail Care will process it and check if it matches the jurisdiction of
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,