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Dec
9
Fri
Chapter Meeting December 9 @ Anchor Coffee - North Wilkesboro
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chapter Meeting December 9 @ Anchor Coffee - North Wilkesboro | North Wilkesboro | North Carolina | United States

Join us for our Annual Chapter Meeting on Friday, December 9 at the Anchor Coffee in North Wilkesboro. Anchor Coffee is graciously keeping their doors open for our meeting and serving a variety of coffee and other beverages. Doors open at 6. Meeting will start promptly at 6:30. A ride has been scheduled to depart Anchor at 4pm for a quick loop at Cub Creek. Check our Facebook page for details on the ride if weather is questionable. 

During this meeting we will take care of some quick annual business, provide some information on the state of the Alliance, and then have plenty of time for conversation. Details on food are forthcoming.

Meeting is open to everyone, including non-members.

It really has been an exciting year for  us, we have much to share and want to hear from you about the trails you ride. Whether you’ve already joined the Alliance or just wanting some information, stop on by to find out what we are all about.

Jan
28
Sat
Sustainable Trails Workshop at Lake James @ Lake James State Park
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sustainable Trails Workshop at Lake James @ Lake James State Park | Nebo | North Carolina | United States

Join the Alliance for a Sustainable Trails Workshop at Lake James State Park! This event is free of charge. Pre-registration is required, and attendance is limited.

The focus of the event will be sustainable trail basics, and particularly trail maintenance. This program will be two parts: the morning session will be a classroom setup and the afternoon will be out on the trails. Attendees are welcome to sign up for one or both of these options on the registration form.

To reserve a spot for the workshop use the Google form here: Workshop Registration. For questions about the event, email info@rideNWNCtrails.com.

Schedule

  • 9-12:00 – Inside Session at Lake James State Park Vistors Center
  • 12:00-1:30 –  Lunch on your own
  • 1:00-4:00 – Field Work outside on the trails at Lake James State Park

Instructor

This workshop will be led by Tim Johnson of Destination by Design. He has previously worked in several positions including the Rockingham Community College TRAILS Program, and as the Western Region Trails Specialist of the N.C. Trails Program. Tim also provided oversight to the Fonta Flora State Trail though the Burke County Community Development Office.

Apr
12
Wed
SORBA Summit 2023 @ Old Fort, NC
Apr 12 – Apr 16 all-day

The SORBA Summit will be in Old Fort, NC, April 12th-16th, 2023. This event will be hosted in partnership with the Alliance and G5 Trail Collective. The Summit schedule, registration link, lodging and camping details, and other info will be posted here as it develops. The weekend will also feature several guided group rides in and around Old Fort’s Gateway Trail System. The rides will be free of charge and open to the public. Stay tuned!

May
6
Sat
International Women’s Mountain Biking Day @ TBD
May 6 @ 2:00 pm
International Women's Mountain Biking Day @ TBD | Nebo | North Carolina | United States

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!

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 TBD

Please RSVP by filling out this quick form: Registration Link.

May
19
Fri
Mortimer Trail Weekend @ Mortimer Campground
May 19 – May 21 all-day

This is a first-annual event that 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. Details on this event are still being finalized, but the goal is keep it simple, safe, and fun. If you are interested in attending any portion of the weekend, fill out the following form: LINK. RSVP’s are mandatory since we must be mindful of the group sizes for working and riding.

 

 

 

 

 

Jun
23
Fri
National Trails Day Work Party at Kerr Scott @ Kerr Scott VAC
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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 Facebook, so check there if weather looks questionable.

Sep
23
Sat
NPLD Work Party at Kerr Scott
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
NPLD Work Party at Kerr Scott

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. Lunch will be provided by USACE, so please fill out the Trail Volunteer RSVP form so we can plan ahead. A group ride is scheduled shortly after lunch, at 12pm.