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 recently formed nucleus of the Methow Valley Mountain Bike Team, seventh-graders Graham Sheley, Carter Sheley and Stella Scholz, participated in their first event of the season as part of the Washington Student Cycling League, which conducts races for middle school and high school age kids from around the state. About 600 cyclists attended the […]
Delilah Cupp, a 2015 Liberty Bell High School graduate and junior at the University of Colorado, competed in the Collegiate National Mountain bike Championships in Missoula, Montana, on Oct. 20 – 22. She rode to a fifth-place finish on the wet, muddy dual slalom course and then descended through snow at the top of the downhill course to fourth place in […]
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.
The Methow Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance will host its first 2015 Second Sunday Singletrack Session trail work party on Sunday (April 12) at the Sun Mountain trails with a work session focused on making further improvements (including new singletrack) to the Black Bear Trail. To take part, meet at the Chickadee trailhead […]
Last weekend’s Methow Singletrack Solstice mountain bike festival drew fat-tire riders of all ages. Youngsters (and some oldsters) tested their abilities on the skills course at the festival’s base at the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink on Saturday. G A L L E R Y