Category: George Washington National Forest Trail Work

Building a Network of Trails

If you have followed along with the Bicycle Coalition, you know that we work hard to improve singletrack trail experiences in the Shenandoah Valley. Over the course of eight years, we secured, administered, and completed over $500,000 worth of Federal Grant funding to build, maintain, and relocate trails in the George Washington National Forest. After…
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November 18, 2019 0

Big Bald Trail Work

Big thanks to those who made it out to help clear trail on the Big Bald Knob section of the Wild Oak Trail. The volunteer work hours on this trail count towards the SVBC’s most recent trail improvement grants that will go towards continued improvement of the shared-use trails in the North River District of…
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January 23, 2015 0

National Forest Trails…NEEDS YOUR HELP!

For 20 years SVBC has leading National Forest Trail Work Days and WE NEED YOUR HELP! We are looking for Crew Leaders (sounds more official then it is!) and trail work volunteers. Spend part of a  Saturday improving the trails that you use! When: Each Saturday this fall (ending date TBD). Meet: at Mr. J’s Route…
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September 10, 2014 0

National Forest Trail Work Saturdays start September 7th!

Just like every fall for the past 18 years SVBC will be leading trail work each Saturday in the National Forest.  We need volunteers like YOU to help!  If you use any of the trails in the National Forest this is a great way to give back! Details… Leave From: MR J’s Bagels on Route 42…
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September 5, 2013 0

Thank you SVBC Volunteeers! Timber Ridge Got a Mullet!

Thanks to over 15 volunteers who helped with the Brushing Mission on the Timber Ridge Trail. This trail had not seen a major cut back in 5 years so it was very much in need of a hair cut. Even though the entire trail did not get brushed it did a mullet style cut…The first 2.5 miles from…
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July 1, 2013 0

Timber Ridge (Reddish Knob) Brushing Mission…NEEDS YOU!

Mission Time: Saturday am (June 29th) -Monday (July 1st) am…You choose what would work for you! Teams: goal is to have groups of 2-4 folks. SVBC will have 2-3 brushers and 1-2 rakes, gas, back pack with: extras brusher blades and small parts, first aid and safety equipment. Goal: Brush Top of Timber to bottom of…
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June 25, 2013 0

Saturday June 22-Now Wolf Ridge Trail Needs a Trim

It is that time of year when the trails grow in so fast we can barely keep them open. Shenandoah Mountain Touring asks that you please consider spending a few hours of your Saturday helping them cut back the Wolf Ridge Trail. Plan to meet at the Wolf trailhead on Tillman Road at 10am on…
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June 18, 2013 0

Shenandoah Mountain Bike Festival Planning Meeting #2

Interested in helping organize the Shenandoah Mountain Bike Festival? Please attend Planning Meeting #2: Monday June 3rd, 7:30pm at the Carpenter House, 310 Ohio Avenue RSVP: [email protected] or email if interested but can’t attend the meeting                     The Festival will be October 11-13th!

June 1, 2013 0

Tillman Trash Pickup Day a Huge Success!

A big thanks to everyone who made it out to pick up trash off of Tillman Road in the George Washington National Forest. As usual, the SVBC celebrated Earth Day by cleaning up one of our favorite roads in the National Forest. Marshall Hammond organized and led the gang on their treasure hunt. Thank you…
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April 23, 2013 0

Adventure Seen Video on New Lookout Mtn Trail!

Lookout December! from Adventure Seen on Vimeo. On December 1, 2012, a group of SVBC members went out for a lifestyle ride, going out-and-back on the newly rerouted Lookout Trail in Stokesville, VA. The trail was epic, the views were stunning and the riding speaks for itself. Thanks to Shenandoah Mountain Touring for keeping the…
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December 15, 2012 0