Calendar

Feb
24
Sat
Lake James State Park – Community Workday and Ride @ Lake James MTB Trailhead
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
• 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 & snacks. We will provide TOOLS & trail crew leaders. No experience required. We will be performing maintenance on the Wimba Loops. Work will include trimming & clearing drainages to help control water 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 James State Park / Paddy’s Creek 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.
*We hope to increase the volunteer capacity of all trail groups within Burke County through partnership events like this. Thank you for your support!
**Weather cancellation will be posted via NWNC MTB Alliance SOCIAL PAGES by 9pm on the evening prior.

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

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.

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.