About The Alliance

A Chapter of SORBA, the largest nonprofit mountain biking organization in the southeast

Northwest NC MTB Alliance is a chapter of SORBA, the largest nonprofit mountain biking organization in the Southeastern United States. – promoting land access, trail preservation, and new trail development on federal, state, and local lands in our region. We operate in the geographic area of Northwest NC’s mountains and foothills, including the communities of Boone, Hickory, Lenoir, Marion, Morganton, and Wilkesboro. As a subordinate chapter of SORBA, the Alliance is a non-profit organization.

Events

Feb
24
Sat
9:00 am Lake James State Park – Communit... @ Lake James MTB Trailhead
Lake James State Park – Communit... @ Lake James MTB Trailhead
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lake James State Park - Community Workday and Ride @ Lake James MTB Trailhead | Nebo | North Carolina | United States
• Please join us for a Community Trail Workday at Lake James State Park! This event is free of charge. Meet at the Paddys Creek MTB parking lot. Please bring a daypack with water &[...]
Mar
15
Fri
all-day G5 Old Fort Trail Weekend March ... @ camp grier
G5 Old Fort Trail Weekend March ... @ camp grier
Mar 15 – Mar 17 all-day
G5 Old Fort Trail Weekend March 15-17, 2024 @ camp grier | Old Fort | North Carolina | United States
Join G5 the weekend of March 15th-17th to help give some of the trails in the Old Fort area some love. Along with our neighboring chapters and other partners, we will be helping promote and[...]
Mar
16
Sat
all-day NICA Teen Trail Corp Week March ... @ Varies
NICA Teen Trail Corp Week March ... @ Varies
Mar 16 – Mar 23 all-day
Join Local Trail crews and NICA Teen Trail Corp groups throughout the state of North Carolina develop appreciation for the volunteerism and comradery involved in trail maintenance. Specific Projects and Locations TBD
Mar
23
Sat
9:00 am Zacks Fork Spring work Party 2024 @ Zack's Fork Mountain Bike Trail
Zacks Fork Spring work Party 2024 @ Zack's Fork Mountain Bike Trail
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Zacks Fork Spring work Party 2024 @ Zack's Fork Mountain Bike Trail | Lenoir | North Carolina | United States
Join us March 23rd for a workday on Zack’s Fork mountain bike trails in Lenoir. We will be meeting at the parking near the soccer fields.  At 9am, we will divide into groups and head[...]
Apr
16
Tue
all-day SORBA Summit 2024 – Newnan, GA @ Newnan, GA
SORBA Summit 2024 – Newnan, GA @ Newnan, GA
Apr 16 – Apr 21 all-day
SORBA Summit 2024 - Newnan, GA @ Newnan, GA | Old Fort | North Carolina | United States
The SORBA Summit will be in Newnan, GA, April 16-21, 2024. The Summit schedule, registration link, lodging and camping details, and other info will be posted here as it develops.
Apr
20
Sat
all-day 2024 Bootlegger 100
2024 Bootlegger 100
Apr 20 all-day
2024 Bootlegger 100 @ Lenoir | North Carolina | United States
The 2024 Bootlegger 100 is one of the most challenging and scenic gravel events of the year! More details are on the way as this event continues to grow and evolve in the Lenoir area.[...]
May
3
Fri
all-day Mortimer Spring Trail Weekend 2024 @ Mortimer Campground
Mortimer Spring Trail Weekend 2024 @ Mortimer Campground
May 3 – May 5 all-day
Mortimer Spring Trail Weekend 2024 @ Mortimer Campground | Collettsville | North Carolina | United States
We’re back for the Spring Trail weekend in 2024! 2023 was a great year for our inaugural Work weekends in Mortimer. At the core of this event is partnerships with the local community and organizations.[...]
Sep
28
Sat
9:00 am NPLD Work Party at Kerr Scott @ W. Kerr Scott Dam and Resevoir
NPLD Work Party at Kerr Scott @ W. Kerr Scott Dam and Resevoir
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
NPLD Work Party at Kerr Scott @ W. Kerr Scott Dam and Resevoir | Wilkesboro | North Carolina | United States
Join the Alliance for National Public Lands Day at Kerr Scott. We will be meeting at the Visitors Assistance Center near the main OVT trailhead at 9am. From there we will divide into groups and[...]
Oct
25
Fri
all-day Mortimer Fall Trail Weekend 2024 @ Mortimer Campground
Mortimer Fall Trail Weekend 2024 @ Mortimer Campground
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Mortimer Fall Trail Weekend 2024 @ Mortimer Campground | Collettsville | North Carolina | United States
Our attendance in 2023 means we’re back for Fall Trail weekend 2024! At the core of this event is partnerships with the local community and organizations. The smiles and hard work in 2023 proved that[...]
Dec
13
Fri
6:00 pm Annual Chapter Meeting and Social @ TBD
Annual Chapter Meeting and Social @ TBD
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Annual Chapter Meeting and Social @ TBD | Morganton | North Carolina | United States
Join us for our Annual Chapter Meeting  and Social. Doors open at 6. Meeting will start promptly at 6:30. During this meeting we will take care of some quick annual business, including our annual elections. We’ll[...]