Beginner Mountain Bike Trails, Western Edition: Part 1

When I first reviewed my favorite local trail here on Singletracks, I vividly remember what was written by the reviewer before me.  He gave the trail one star, mostly bemoaning the lack of challenge, which I thought was funny given that the trail is anything but easy.  Most people consider it one of the toughest …

Mountain Biking Big Sky Country: Part II

This is a continuation of my Montana mountain biking trip report. In case you missed it, go back andread part I here. Day 6: Chestnut Mountain, Bozeman, MT Chestnut is another relatively new addition to the Bozeman riding scene, and Im sure glad I put it on my itinerary. This trail rode something like a …

Mountain Biking Big Sky Country: Part I

Bagging Big Sky Country Ever since I was exiled from Montana in 2008, Ive vowed to return. But taking any vacation, let alone a bike vacation, can be tough. So when my eldest told me she wanted to attend Montana State University, I suddenly had a built-in excuse to visit my beloved Big Sky Country. …