Beaver Loop hike
Methow At Home hosts a free hike around the Beaver Loop at Early Winters with former ranger Eric burr on Saturday, May 13, starting at 9:30 a.m. from the Mazama Store. Register at methowathome.org.
The Methow Valley is host to an array of events to entertain, challenge and educate cyclists. Here’s what’s up next:
• May 6: Methow Mash, a classic cross-country mountain bike race for all ages and abilities, held on the Sun Mountain trails. Presented by Dirt Abides and sponsored by Methow Cycle & Sport. Part of a four-race series at various locations in central Washington. $45-$75 per race. Visit https://dirtabides.com/ for more information.
• May 10: Intro to Gravel Riding Clinic, 6-8 p.m. at Methow Cycle & Sport. Curious about riding gravel? Learn and share about routes, gear, bikes and more. Snacks and beverages provided. No cost. Visit methowcyclesport.com for more information.
Winthrop Trailhead parkrun
The Winthrop Trail parkrun — a free, weekly, timed 5-kilometer run/jog/walk — takes place at 9 a.m. on Saturdays starting from the Methow Trails parking on Horizon Flat Road. Open to all ages and all abilities. Leashed dogs welcome. Register at http://parkrun.us/register and bring along your personal barcode. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://parkrun.us/winthroptrailhead.