Grand Targhee Resort Offers Singletrack Nirvana–And It’s Getting Better Every Day!

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As Editor in Chief for Singletracks, rumors of developing trails and trail systems drift to my ears from all parts of the country, and the world. Occaisonallly I only hear a rumor once, or it seems unsubstantiated. But for certain areas, I hear a rumor again and again, from multiple sources, with new information building …

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Shoulder Season Exploration: Sidewinder Trail, Delta, Colorado


Shredding powder in the midst of winter is fantastic, and so, of course, is riding high-alpine singletrack in the middle of the summer. But during the transition from season-to-season, there are a dreaded pair of time periods that defy definition, during which the weather could vacillate wildly from one extreme to the other. We call …

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The “Other Trail,” Appendix 3: South Marquette, Michigan


In recent years, Copper Harbor, Michigan, has rightfully established itself as a major mountain biking destination with a very unique and diverse set of trails in a beautiful setting. Like Moab, Downieville, and Pisgah, Copper Harbor has become a must-do pilgrimage for any well-rounded mountain biker’s bucket list.  But it’s remote–about as remote as anything …

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Video: Trail Hunter – Alaska

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When Matt Hunter met a stranger in the Mexican backcountry, there’s no way that he could have guessed that the chance encounter would lead him to exploring the wilds of Alaska by bike years later. After all, the area is better known for its vast, picturesque landscapes and diverse wildlife, of which Matt and his …

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Helena, Montana Shuttles Riders to the Best Trails, 5 Days a Week, For Free


This near-mythical arrangement has been dubbed the “Trail Rider Shuttle,” and as you’d expect, it’s pretty friggin’ awesome! Most months during the summer it runs 5 days a week, with different trail drop-offs depending on the day. Generally speaking, you can do one lap on the Trail Rider most days, but I decided to visit …

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75 Miles of Singletrack, Connected to Town: Helena, Montana’s South Hills Trail System


Helena, like most towns in Montana, is surrounded by hundreds of miles of backcountry singletrack, up high in the mountains. But unlike many other Montana towns, they also have absolutely fantastic riding located directly adjacent to town–75 miles of it, in fact. This area is known as the “South Hills Trail System.” This trail network …

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Finding the Spirit of Mountain Biking in the Upper Midwest


With all the news of recent or pending losses of access to blue ribbon trails, it’s great to learn of all the grassroots efforts to provide people quality riding opportunities, especially in less populated areas where small but dedicated bands of locals work tirelessly to secure access and subsequently build and maintain quality trails.  These …

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