Calendar

Dec
8
Fri
Annual Chapter Meeting and Social @ Foothills Gear Garage
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our Annual Chapter Meeting  and Social on Friday, December 8 at Foothills Gear Garage in Morganton. Doors open at 6. Meeting will start promptly at 6:30. We are partnering with local greats Mountain Burrito and Fonta Flora Brewery for a taco bar(vegetarian options will be there) and Brews!

During this meeting we will take care of some quick annual business, including our annual elections. We’ll provide some information on the state of the Alliance, including our 2023 accomplishments, membership stats past and future events. Lastly, but most importantly there will be plenty of time for conversation and comradery.

If you’re interested in joining our board please reach out to President@ridenwnctrails.com.  We’re always looking for passionate folks to help us drive our mission

The Annual Chapter Meeting is open to everyone, including non-members.

We continue to have lots to talk about. Whether you’ve already joined the Alliance or just wanting some information, stop on by to find out what we are all about.

Feb
24
Sat
Lake James State Park – Community Workday and Ride @ TBD
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join the Alliance for a Community Trail Workday at Lake James State Park! This event is free of charge.

Details TBD

For those interested we’ll lead a, no-drop, group mountain bike ride after the workday. So, bring your riding gear and your bike!

SCHEDULE:

9:00 am – Meet
9:00 – 9:15 am – Safety talk, crew assignment, explanation of tasks
9:15 am – 12:15 pm – Work
12:15 – 12:30 pm – Return to trailhead and collect tools

1:00 pm – Group Ride

*We hope to increase the volunteer capacity of all trail groups within Burke County through partnership events like this. Thank you for your support1

**WEATHER CANCELLATION WILL BE POSTED VIA NWNC MTB ALLIANCE SOCIAL PAGES BY 9pm THE EVENING PRIOR

Apr
16
Tue
SORBA Summit 2024 – Newnan, GA @ Newnan, GA
Apr 16 – Apr 21 all-day

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.

May
3
Fri
Mortimer Spring Trail Weekend 2024 @ Mortimer Campground
May 3 – May 5 all-day

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.

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:

May 3rd, 2024
Friday Ride – 4:00 p.m.
Friday Night Camping

May 4th, 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.