State funds support trails, campgrounds, preservation Okanogan County projects will receive more than $3 million in grants through the state Recreation and Conservation Funding Board, the board announced last week. The grants include several major projects in the Methow Valley and adjacent areas. Altogether, the state allotted $126 million for 333 projects throughout the state […]
Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance
The 2019 Methow Valley Brewfest and Singletrack Celebration converge on the valley this weekend, offering mountain biking, craft brews and live music. Singletrack shuttles On Saturday (June 22) the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance Methow Chapter, in conjunction with Methow Cycle & Sport, will provide shuttle service for bike riders from the Chickadee Trailhead at Sun Mountain to Thompson Pass, where […]
Local trail enthusiasts have given over 500 hours of volunteer labor this year to complete more than 7.5 miles of new trails on Sun Mountain, opening new terrain to mountain bikers and other trail users.
Volunteers worked with professional trail builders to construct the new trails,
The Buck Mountain trail, a few miles north of Winthrop, is one of the Methow Valley’s premier mountain biking destinations, offering spectacular views of the Methow Valley and distant mountains. The 13-mile loop trail, also popular with horseback riders …
The network of mountain bike trails at Sun Mountain will get 22 miles of new single-track trails, including a trail along Thompson Ridge offering sweeping views of the Methow Valley and surrounding mountains.
The trail construction project is expected to get underway as soon as conditions allow and will …
Trail and campground maintenance projects in the Methow Valley Ranger District have received funding through the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) following passage of the …
By Ann McCreary A new advanced mountain bike trail has opened at Sun Mountain, thanks to lots of volunteer labor by the local chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance. Called “Wild Turkey,” the trail traverses the top of Thompson Ridge and offers expansive views of the Methow Valley and Sawtooth Mountains, said Dave Acheson, […]
The Methow Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance will hold two public open houses — on Friday (Sept. 23) and Sept. 29 — to present its proposal for expansion and enhancement of the Sun Mountain summer trail system. The proposal, if approved by the U.S. Forest Service, would add approximately 15 miles of new singletrack trails and other […]
Groundwork is being laid for expanding mountain biking trails at Sun Mountain and the Loup Loup Ski Bowl.
The Methow Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance plans to host community meetings in the near future to gather comments from the public about proposed …
The Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance Methow chapter has been awarded two grants by the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) that will be used to support planning and permitting of an expanded summer non-motorized multi-use trail system at Sun Mountain, and a new summer non-motorized multi-use trail system in and adjacent to the Loup Loup Ski Bowl.