Category: Trail building

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

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

Thursday Night Trail Work Returns to Massanutten

SVBC will officially start off the 2013 Massanutten Trail Work Campaign Thursday April  25th.   Volunteers have already been busy this spring and past winter flagging some new routes above the pond. Crews will head out from the main parking area at 5 pm on Thursdays and head up to the pond.   If you can’t make…
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April 24, 2013 0

Hillandale Trail Work 2013

Big thanks to everyone who’s helped bring Hillandale back to life this spring! Over the past 6 weeks, volunteers from the SVBC have spent their Thursday evenings clearing trees, marking mud holes, and re-routing trails. Our last Hillandale trail work day is this Thursday, April 18th. Please join us if you can! This winter was…
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April 15, 2013 0

Trail Work This Saturday

PSYCHE! That wasn’t the last Saturday National Forest trail work after all! Come one, come all,  for two more Saturday National Forest Trail Works! November 10 on the sweet, sweet Narrowback trails Leaving Mr. J’s RT 42 South at 8am or meet on trail by Narrowback radio tower anytime after and November 17 on Lookout…
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November 6, 2012 0

The Coalition and the continuation of good biking opportunities is extremely important to me and my family and is one of the reasons why we want to call Harrisonburg home.  A big thank you to all the other volunteers that commit so much more than money to make SVBC so real.

November 5, 2012 0

Building Trail For Everyone

Two of the three projects in the SVBC’s latest trail building enterprise are located on Narrowback Mountain. Narrowback is a special place for mountain bikers because it provides an opportunity for new riders to cut their teeth riding bikes in the mountains. The new Tillman West Trail is a blast for riders of all abilities…
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October 31, 2012 0

A week off to recover!

After five weeks of hard work, crews will take a break to recharge their batteries before the final two weeks of work on Narrowback and Lookout Mountain. This break also gives volunteers a chance to recover and then come back for a final few weeks of trail work in November! Rock Work on Narrow Back!…
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October 30, 2012 0

Wootten captures Collin on 2,000 Hour Trail

This trail on western slope of the Massanutten Resort is the crown-jewel (so far!) of SVBC’s volunteer-built trails. Described as “the best volunteer-built trail in the country,” the 2,000 Hour Trail, so named for the 2,000 volunteer hours it took to build, was the crazy vision of SVBC member Thomas Jenkins, a vision that was…
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October 20, 2012 0

Improvement rolling fast on Narrow Back and Lookout Mountain

This past Sunday some riders from Charlottesville came west to check out the new trail improvements that are part of the RTP Grant. Judging by their smiles on Tillman Road they were super excited about the work they just road on Lookout Mtn, those smiles were made wider after rolling Tillman West. Photo of new…
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October 16, 2012 0