Category: George Washington National Forest

SVBC Kicks off Biggest Fundraising Effort Ever

Check out Scott Wootten’s awesome video! And please share it with your friends!

October 7, 2012 0

Lookout Mountain – SVBC begins trail realignment today with Trail Dynamics

Thanks to IMBA and USFS for all their help. It’s going to be sooooo amazing to have a trail on the west side of Lookout Mountain (pictured below). The views up into the North River Watershed and into one of the largest roadless areas on the east coast are breathtaking. The natural terrain is INCREDIBLE-…
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September 25, 2012 0

Shenandoah Mountain Bike Festival

October 5-7, 2012 – Stokesville, VA Shenandoah Mountain Bike Festival Registration is Filling up Fast…Get your Spot NOW The MOST fun you can have for $55. End of story. REGISTER NOW to reserve your spot before prices go up on 10/1! The $55 pre-registration fee includes: Camping for the entire weekend (at Stokesville), food for the entire weekend,…
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September 24, 2012 0

Donate to the SVBC Trail Building Fund! We need your Volunteer labor hours or your CASH!

Give Back to Your Trails and Help the SVBC Build your Dream Trails The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition NEEDS YOUR HELP!  We need to raise $25,000 towards our 20% responsibility of our $125,000 government grant.  Your time is worth exactly $22 dollars per hour towards our goal.  Please help us by either donating money or…
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September 20, 2012 0

Camp Todd Trail Work Weekend

On August 25th and 26th roughly Twenty five Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition members and friends headed to the far edge of the George Washington National Forest to work on a portion of the Wild Oak Trail; a National Recreation Trail, and a gem for outdoor recreation of all types.  Breaking from our usual form of recreation (biking), we decided…
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September 6, 2012 0

Massanutten Trail Work Thursdays keep rolling strong!

Each Thursday SVBC trail work crews have been leaving the Western Slope parking at 5pm and heading up to the the new IMBA trail at Massanutten. This is a great chance to earn your Western Slope Pass, remember only 8 hours of trail work or $50 earns you a calendar year pass to these SVBC built…
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August 28, 2012 0

Bridgewater Cross Country Team Lends a Hand on the Tillman West Trail

On Thursday August 23 the Bridgewater Cross Country team came out in force to help the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition work on the Tillman West Trail on Narrowback Mountain. 30 student athletes helped the SVBC move rocks, armor wet spots, and generally perform the finish work that the trail needed. We still have some work…
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August 24, 2012 0

Join Us for a Trail Work Camp Out Weekend at Camp Todd

What: Camp Todd 2-Day Trail Work Camp Out When: Saturday August 25 and Sunday August 26 Where: Camp Todd off of Forest Road 95 Why: Begin accumulating matching hours for $125,000 grant Saturday August 25: Work party starts at 1pm and work for 4 hours then camp out Sunday August 26: Work party starts at…
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August 6, 2012 0

The Carr Mountain Trail Work Project in the News

This nice piece on the Carr Mountain Cooperative trail build appeared in the latest issue of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation “Greenways and Trails Program E-News.”  The Carr Mountain Trail nears completion by Tom Johnson In its fourth year of volunteer work, the six-mile Carr Mountain Trail– a critical piece of the Great Eastern…
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May 10, 2012 0

Tillman Road Trash Pickup a Success!

From Mr. Marshall Hammond: On Saturday 21 April, 2012 twenty-two members and friends of the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition met at the Dog Graveyard on Tillman Road in the Dry River District of the George Washington National Forest. This is the 5th year of SVBC celebrating Earth Day by picking up trash along the 7 mile forest service…
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April 25, 2012 0