Northwest NC Mountain Bike Alliance

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About The Alliance

Northwest NC MTB Alliance is an IMBA-SORBA Chapter promoting land access, trail preservation, and new trail development on the federal, state, and local lands in our region. We operate in the geographic area of Northwest NC’s mountains and foothills, including... (more)


We are very fortunate to have more public lands and trails in Northwest North Carolina than most places in the Southeast! Our Chapter was founded to provide support to these places. When we aren’t riding, we are building relationships with land managers, local clubs and... (more)

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Latest News

Upcoming Work Party Dates

The Alliance announces the following dates for some trail work: July 16 – Upper Wilson Ridge. Great work is being done in the Grandfather District. Volunteers as well as professionals have made some nice improvements over the past several months. On the 16th we are hoping to tidy up the section just above the Schoolhouse Connector. Directions: […]

“Trail Prom” Benefit Aug. 27

The Alliance and Caldwell County Pathways are pleased to announce the First Annual “Trail Prom,” a trails benefit event on August 27 at Howard Brewing in Lenoir. Doors will open at 6pm. This event is a fundraiser for trails. The Alliance and Pathways share similar missions toward advocacy and stewardship of trails. All proceeds from the Trail Prom will fund new […]

Dark Grind Sunday April 10th!

The Dark Grind is near! We are excited to be promoting the third stop of the Southern Classic Mountain Bike Series. Head on over to to sign up now with a $10 online discount (until 8 pm, 4/9). We’d like to announce that Bald Guy Brew will be hooking up all podium finishers with a special […]

Grandfather District Trail Rehab Underway

We posted last summer that we were Getting Our Pisgah On, and we are excited to brag about all of the improvements to the mountain bike trails in the Grandfather District. Since this effort started there has been over 600 hours of volunteer work recorded by the Alliance and our trail partners. Work performed has included saw work/tree-clearing, vegetation […]