Category: Massanutten

Trail Work During a Pandemic?

Given the global coronavirus crisis, the Coalition has canceled all weekly trail work dates for the foreseeable future. We have also asked our members to be safe and considerate regarding the Massanutten Western Slope Trail and Parking Lot. At this point, we plan to review this decision in early June to see if there is…
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April 24, 2020 0

Can you Help? Massanutten Western Slope New Construction – Resources and/or donations

While we are asking everyone to please be considerate and practice Social Distancing on the Massanutten Western Slope. We also recognize the importance of this trail system during these times when more and more people are looking to spend time in nature away from people. Please follow the guidelines that we posted when using the…
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April 8, 2020 0

“The Puzzler” is complete after 4 years of collaborative efforts

Originally posted on where the author, Thomas Jenkins is Co-Owner. A recap report from the visionary behind the trail, Thomas Jenkins. You should read more about Thomas on the REI Co-Op Journal article where he was featured as one of the “FOUR OF THE TOUGHEST TRAIL BUILDERS AROUND” A few Thursdays ago the trail…
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November 10, 2019 2

eMTBs on Massanutten Western Slope Trails

Discussions around Electric Mountain Bikes (eMTBs) often trigger an instinctual and emotional reaction among those of us who recreate via natural surface trails on our public and private lands. The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition recognizes and acknowledges the wide range of strong opinions regarding eMTBs along with associated cultural challenges. We understand land access concerns…
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July 18, 2019 4

Massanutten Western Slope Trails Open for Season…Get your pass now!

THE WESTERN SLOPE IS OPEN!! Massanutten has opened the Western Slope Trails for the riding/running/hiking season. This is the earliest in the year the trails have opened! SVBC thanks Massanutten for another year of a great partnership. Support the partnership by making sure you have a current trail pass for the 2017 trail season!  

January 13, 2017 0

New Green Trail Project on the Western Slope!

Work began on a new beginner-friendly trail on the Western Slope of Massanutten this past Saturday. And with almost 20 hard working volunteers in attendance we made much more progress than we anticipated! This build is the first section of a larger green loop proposed for construction that will connect the parking area to the Boundary…
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August 29, 2016 0

End of the Trail Fiesta! Thursday 10/30.

The SVBC Thursday Trail Work Crews invite you to ride and celebrate another great season of trail building at Massanutten Western Slope. Come early to help with the last final finish work of the trail then join us for the chain breaking ceremony and group ride down the new trail. Here are the details. Finishing…
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October 26, 2014 0

6/5 Trail Work Update…

Tonight we will have multiple crews working on the mountain.  Tim Cook and Marshall will lead a crew at 2pm via bikes to hit remote parts of the trails. At 5pm we need  folks to help with the start/finish/short track area. We will also have a crew working on the newest trail above the pond….We will…
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May 22, 2014 0

February 17th! Monday Night Madness at Massanutten.

Support SVBC and one it’s best partners, Massanutten Four Season Resort, at Monday Night Madness! Monday Night Madness February 17th  (4-9 p.m.) , ski or ride at Massanutten with a portion of the proceeds going to Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition. Slope-Use Ticket  |  $18 Rentals  |  $18 A free beginner group lesson at 5 or 6…
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February 16, 2014 0

Massanutten Western Slope Trails Open for Daily Riding-Saturday February 8

You heard it here first! Massanutten’s Western Slope Trails (largely built and maintained by the fine volunteers of the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition) will open up for regular daily use this Saturday February 8. The trails close every year on November 1 for hunting (except for Sundays) and always open back up for daily use…
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February 6, 2014 0