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Mar
15
Fri
G5 Old Fort Trail Weekend March 15-17, 2024 @ 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 organize this exciting weekend of work, riding, and camaraderie. Base camp for the event will be on the doorstep of Pisgah at Camp Grier. The hosts offer dinner, lodging, and more (like free shuttles to the top of the trails).This will be a great time!   More Details TBD

Mar
16
Sat
NICA Teen Trail Corp Week March 16th-24th, 2024 @ 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
17
Sun
Lake Hickory Park Trails – Short Track Race Series @ Lake Hickory Park
Mar 17 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
• Ready for your first mountain bike race of the season?  Come out to Lake Hickory City park for the Short Track Series sponsored by the City of Hickory and the Alliance!
• Four races: Sunday March 17, 24 and April 7, 14 2024.  Race heats start at 9am, rain or shine.
• See the poster for costs, class and registration details.
• Interested in helping the Alliance as a day-of-race volunteer with registration, timing or set-up/breakdown?  Send an email to Rob at rglynn@ridenwnctrails.com.
Thank you for your support!
Mar
23
Sat
NCICL Workday at Kerr Scott @ W. Kerr Scott Dam and Resevoir
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join the Alliance for NCICL Trail Week event with the Wilco Wolves 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 cover several maintenance items along the OVT and adjacent trails. Bring sturdy footwear, work gloves, and water. Tools will be provided.

Mar
24
Sun
Lake Hickory Park Trails – Short Track Race Series @ Lake Hickory Park
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
• Ready for your first mountain bike race of the season?  Come out to Lake Hickory City park for the Short Track Series sponsored by the City of Hickory and the Alliance!
• Four races: Sunday March 17, 24 and April 7, 14 2024.  Race heats start at 9am, rain or shine.
• See the poster for costs, class and registration details.
• Interested in helping the Alliance as a day-of-race volunteer with registration, timing or set-up/breakdown?  Send an email to Rob at rglynn@ridenwnctrails.com.
Thank you for your support!
Apr
7
Sun
Lake Hickory Park Trails – Short Track Race Series @ Lake Hickory Park
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
• Ready for your first mountain bike race of the season?  Come out to Lake Hickory City park for the Short Track Series sponsored by the City of Hickory and the Alliance!
• Four races: Sunday March 17, 24 and April 7, 14 2024.  Race heats start at 9am, rain or shine.
• See the poster for costs, class and registration details.
• Interested in helping the Alliance as a day-of-race volunteer with registration, timing or set-up/breakdown?  Send an email to Rob at rglynn@ridenwnctrails.com.
Thank you for your support!
Apr
14
Sun
Lake Hickory Park Trails – Short Track Race Series @ Lake Hickory Park
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
• Ready for your first mountain bike race of the season?  Come out to Lake Hickory City park for the Short Track Series sponsored by the City of Hickory and the Alliance!
• Four races: Sunday March 17, 24 and April 7, 14 2024.  Race heats start at 9am, rain or shine.
• See the poster for costs, class and registration details.
• Interested in helping the Alliance as a day-of-race volunteer with registration, timing or set-up/breakdown?  Send an email to Rob at rglynn@ridenwnctrails.com.
Thank you for your support!
May
19
Sun
Lake Hickory Park Trails – Community Workday and Ride @ Lake Hickory Park
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
• Please join us for a Community Trail Workday at the Lake Hickory City Park Trail Network on Sunday morning May 19th!  We need your support to keep our trails running great!  Meet at the Lake Hickory Park MTB parking lot. Please bring a daypack with water & snacks. We will provide TOOLS & trail crew leaders. No experience required. We will be performing maintenance on the Broyhill, Flowmentum and Elevator Trails. Work will include trimming & clearing drainages to help reduce erosion on the trail. Sturdy footwear recommended. If you have gloves & safety glasses, please bring them.
• Also, for those interested we’ll lead a, no-drop, group mountain bike ride after the work session. So, bring your riding gear & your Mtn bike!
• SCHEDULE:
9:00am – Meet at Lake Hickory City Park MTB Trailhead
9:00am – 9:15am – Safety talk, crew assignment, explanation of tasks
9:15am – 12:00pm – Trail Work
12:00pm – 12:15pm – Return to trailhead & collect tools
1:00pm – Group Ride (optional)
• Help us plan for a safe and enjoyable day by taking a moment to fill out our RSVP Volunteer Form here.
Thank you for your support!
**Weather cancellation will be posted via NWNC MTB Alliance SOCIAL PAGES by 9pm on the evening prior.

Sep
28
Sat
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 cover several maintenance items along the OVT and adjacent trails. Bring sturdy footwear, work gloves, and water. Tools will be provided. Please fill out the Trail Volunteer RSVP form so we can plan ahead.

Oct
25
Fri
Mortimer Fall Trail Weekend 2024 @ Mortimer Campground
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day

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 success. We are so appreciative.

Our central event is the trail workday on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. In addition, there will be several organized rides on surrounding trails. Free camping will be available for those who sign up for the trail work. So we can plan accordingly, if you will be attending any portion of the weekend, fill out the following form: Mortimer Spring Trail Weekend RSVP.  Any updates to the plan (weather, etc.) will be emailed to the RSVP list.

Tentative Schedule:

October 25, 2024
Friday Ride – 4:00 p.m.
Friday Night Camping

October 26, 2024
Saturday Trail Work – 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Ride – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday Night Camping

For the trail work, bring sturdy footwear, work gloves, snacks/lunch, and water. Tools will be provided, but bring your own favorite tool if you have one.