Category: RTP Grant

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday Trail Work Rolling Along

Nineteen came out for the Friday night six-pack at Road Hollow and EIGHTEEN came out Saturday morning to dial in sweet new trail on Narrowback!  So awesome.  Trail Dynamics‘ Ed Sutton, Shrimper, and Moto Mike came out on their DAY OFF from making us fantastic new trail under the RTP grant to work some more…
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October 13, 2012 0

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