Category: Trail Work

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

Two Weeks?!

Last night, the County Board of Supervisors considered whether to include all of Rockingham County in the regional bicycle-pedestrian plan currently under development.  And . . . the Supervisors  moved to postpone the vote until their next meeting in two weeks. SO!  Mark your calendars, WE NEED YOU BACK at the County Office Building (20…
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February 28, 2013 1

Picnic Shelter at Massanutten? We Need Your Help!

SVBC members, mountain bikers in the Shenandoah Valley, and Massanutten Hoo-Ha racers have been enjoying amazing trails at Massanutten’s Western Slope for years. Thanks to the hard work of Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition volunteers, several new miles of incredible trail have been built over the past seven years. Now a young SVBC member and mountain…
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January 27, 2013 1

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


THIS SATURDAY is the last George Washington National Forest trail work session of our fall trail work series. And Ethan wants you out there! 9 am, Mr. J’s on 42 South, Saturday October 27!! [email protected] for more information

October 22, 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

Something Special is Cooking on Lookout Mountain

The SVBC has been very busy this fall with our latest Recreational Trails Program Grant . This $125,000 grant allows the SVBC to hire a professional trail building company, Trail Dynamics, to build new trail on Lookout and Narrowback Mountains. When finished the SVBC will have replaced 2 full trails and a piece of the Wild…
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October 17, 2012 0