Led by veteran women riders in our area, this ride are being promoted as an opportunity for women of all abilities to meet others, have fun, and ride! Group Rides based on ability in the morning. Snacks and refreshments at the “Saddle”. Lunch in the Parking lot followed by a pump track jam.
Stay tuned to this page or our Facebook page for any other announcements about the ride, or news about any weather-related postponement of the ride. Location: Rocky Knob Bike Park
Please RSVP by filling out this quick form: Registration Link.
This second-annual event will have a work & ride on Saturday morning and several organized rides on surrounding trails. Free camping will be available for members of the Alliance and other SORBA chapters. If you are interested in attending any portion of the weekend, fill out the following form: LINK. RSVP’s are mandatory for the camping but please let us know if you are attending any other part of the weekend so we can plan accordingly. Any updates to the plan (weather, etc.) will be emailed to the RSVP list.
Join the Alliance for National Trails Day at Kerr Scott. We will meet at the Visitors Assistance Center at the main OVT trailhead. Work will begin at 9 am; please arrive a few minutes early if possible. Work will end around noon. Bring sturdy footwear and work gloves, plus water and snacks to take with you on the trail. Tools will be provided. A group ride is scheduled at 1pm.
Dates and work detail subject to change; this post may be revised. Any day-of cancellations will be posted on our social media, so check there if weather looks questionable.
We’re going riding! We will meet at 3:00 PM at the far end of the parking lot by the Pavilion. This will be a no drop ride and we’ll split up the group based on abilities. There will be lots of opportunties to check out all the cool work that’s been happening at the park. If you have a BMX/Pump track come with it and hang at arguably the best view from a pump track! We’ll likely meetup post ride for a little hang time too. Looking forward to seeing y’all there.
Join the Alliance for a Community Trail Workday at Fonta Flora State Trail! This event is free of charge. Pre-registration is required, and attendance is limited.
We are planning another workday on the Fonta Flora State Trail (FFST) for Saturday, July 15th. This will be a community effort with our partners: Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail (FMST) and Friends of Fonta Flora State Trail (F3ST) volunteers serving as partners and leaders. We hope to have a great turnout!
Please bring a daypack with water and snacks. We will provide TOOLS and experienced CREW LEADERS. No experience required. Work will include trimming and beginner trailwork to help control water on the trail.
IF YOU HAVE SAFETY GLASSES AND HARD HATS, PLEASE BRING FOR YOUR OWN USE.
PLEASE RSVP to Doug Veazey at 828-433-9289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
**RSVP NEEDED for tools, crew assignment, and contact if cancellation due to weather. WEATHER CANCELLATION WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL BY 8PM THE DAY PRIOR. We’ll post on Alliance social as well
9:00 am – Meet at Burke County Park trailhead
9:00 – 9:15 am – Safety talk, crew assignment, and explanation of tasks (Tim Johnson)
9:15 am – 12:15 pm – Work
12:15 – 12:30 pm – Return to trailhead and collect tools
We’re going riding! We will meet at 6:00 PM at the far (NE most, 35.943163, -81.521936) Parking lot. This will be a no drop ride and we’ll split up the group based on abilities. The Flow/Jump trails will be available for sessioning as well as full Loops. We’ll likely meetup post ride for a little hang time too. Looking forward to seeing y’all there.
Join the Alliance for a Monthly Dirty Thursday work day at Warrior Creek. We will be meeting at the Warrior Creek Pump track from the back entrance at 5:30pm. From there we will divide into groups and cover several maintenance items at Warrior creek. Bring sturdy footwear, work gloves, and water. Tools will be provided. We’ll be done by 7:30pm
Tsuga is inviting local businesses and individuals out to swap, sell, or donate their gently used outdoor gear and enjoy a day of good vibes with food trucks, cold beverages, a Tsuga sample sale, and a raffle featuring prizes from businesses throughout the region.
Details on how to sign-up for a table to sling your gear is on the ticket details. Looking forward to seeing you there.
We’re super stoked to help sponsor this screening of “The River Runs On” for our partner the Carolina Climbers’ Coalition. We hope you can join us and learn how our maintained trail systems in the National Forest are just one part of the overallplan
This thought-provoking documentary follows dedicated conservationists as they navigate the challenges of managing these vital forests. Dive into the heart of the Pisgah-Nantahala Forest Plan, a crucial blueprint that will shape the future of these national treasures for the next two decades.
Prepare to be inspired and moved as “The River Runs On” invites us to reflect on our connection with nature and our responsibility in preserving these lands. It’s a powerful meditation on the delicate balance between human intervention and the preservation of our natural heritage.
After the film, we’re thrilled to host a panel discussion featuring local experts who will shed light on the intricacies of the Pisgah-Nantahala Forest Plan. Engage in a meaningful conversation and gain valuable insights into the future of these forests.
Josh Kelly, Public Lands Biologist, Mountain True
Kevin Massey, Executive Director, Wild South
Manley Fuller, VP of Conservation Policy, NC Wildlife Federation
Megan Sutton, Program Director, The Nature Conservancy
Kristian Jackson, Sr. Lecturer, Appalachian State University
Tickets for this event are $6/ students and $15/ general, and all proceeds will go towards supporting the CCC. By attending, you not only get to enjoy an incredible film and stimulating discussion but also contribute to the preservation of our beloved natural resources.
Thank you to our event sponsors Mast General Store, Northwest NC Mountain Bike Alliance, Boone Area Cyclists and Tsuga USA.
Get tickets here: Tickets