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Tillman West Trail Work Project at Fall 2011 Mountain Bike Festival

Narrowboack Reroute – 2011 SVBCoalition Fall MTB Fest from Scott Wootten on Vimeo.Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition hosts the 15th annual Virginia Mountain Bike Festival. As part of the Recreational Trails Program, funded by the Virginia Gas Tax, the SVBC undertakes a major trailbuilding project on Narrowback Mountain. View from the Tillman West Trail looking back…
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November 11, 2011 0

Hillandale Trail Work Saturdays

Saturday Hillandale Trail Work Saturdays start this Saturday 11/12, 9am-12pm. New trails and major improvements to the pump track are on tap this winter. Interested in helping as a crew leader? Contact Thomas Jenkins: [email protected]


November 10, 2011 0

Fingers Crossed! Second Round of Recreational Trails Program Grant to improve Narrowback

It is with great dismay that we watch the budget battles in Congress target bicycle funding. Vercose to our hearts in the Federal Program known as the Recreational Trails Program or RTP. Last fall, the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition successfully administered a $100,000 grant to improve the trails in the North River District of the…
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July 10, 2011 0

Wolf Ridge Trail Work Day Part 1

This is how you move rocks in the woods! Measure twice, dig once! See the full Gallery of Pictures from the Work Day On Sunday June 26, 25 volunteers donated 120 work hours towards addressing a wet section of the ever popular Wolf Ridge Trail in the George Washington National Forest. Another 6 volunteers donated…
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June 29, 2011 0

SVBC RTP Virginia DCR Grant Phase 2

The gound work is being laid by SVBC for Phase 2 of the North River Trails EnhancementWhat a great opportunity to work with Trails Specialist Christian Canary of the North River Ranger District to make improvements for trail visitors looking to bicycle, hike, run and ride horses.Thank you FHWA Recreation Trails Program! From Lookout Mountain…
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June 22, 2011 0

June 26th National Forest Trail Work

SVBC will be leading trail work hopefully on two spots on Saturday June 26th. Meet at Mr J’s on Route 42 South at 8:15 or at the Wolfe Ridge Trail Head on Tillman Road at 9am. -Bring bikes to ride in for the Wolfe Ridge Trail Section-Second crew will drive to Little Bald Knob to…
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June 20, 2011 0

Shenandoah Mountain Trail – Rehabilitation

Shenandoah Mountain Trail south of Rt. 250 is an amazing trail. A HUGE amount of work goes in to maintaining the trail yearly. Shenandoah Mountain Touring maintains the trail as part of the volunteer agreement between the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coaliton and the North River Ranger District in the George Washington National Forest. The amazing…
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April 18, 2011 0

Tillman Road Trash Pick Up-New Date April 30th

Apologies for the weather Saturday, boy it sure was miserable and dangerous at times. The SVBC and GWNF will attempt to pick up the pieces and has set Saturday 30 April as the make-up day for Earth Day Trash Pickup. Same time (9 AM- Noon), same place (Dog Graveyard on Tillman Road). I talked to…
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April 18, 2011 0

Hillandale Trail Work

April 14th: Trail work will happen this evening on the Power Line Trail and New Blue Trail next to the Power Line Trail. Come out anytime from 5pm-dark! Thanks to all the JMU Students who help out Saturday…100 volunteer hours in one day…Take a look!


April 14, 2011 0