Trail Flow is a roundup of all the mountain bike trail related news of the week including new trail builds, advocacy, and planning. Do you have trail news? Email [email protected] for possible inclusion.
Copper Mountain opens new bike trail
Copper Mountain, Colorado
The Copper Mountain Ski Resort in Colorado shared big news on Instagram this week. One: they have opened a new “green/blue” flow and jump trail on the mountain as of August 6th. And two: it’s the first of 22 miles of new bike trails coming in the next few years.
Trail building underway in southeast Minnesota
A new project with 5.5 miles of multi-use trails has begun in Winona, Minnesota, according to IMBA. There will be two mountain bike-optimized trails and two “hiking-focused” trails with direct access to surrounding neighborhoods.
Utah resort opens new trails
The Sundance Resort, located south of Salt Lake City, Utah opened two new intermediate bike trails, they announced on Instagram. The new trails are located in the Wildwood and Archie’s Loop areas and appear to be flow and berm trails.
Grant money awarded for mountain bike trails in SC
The South Carolina Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department awarded $770,000 to several different projects in seven counties through its Recreational Trails Program. The state received 23 applications for funding, with a maximum of $100,000 per project. The awardees include several trail projects around the state including a 1.5-mile mountain bike and hiking trail in Greenville County.
Cibola NF approves plans to improve and realign user trails
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Albuquerque Mountain Bike Association just announced the beginning of a project to improve and realign downhill “user trails” within the Cibola National Forest. The new and improved trails will include features, and by the looks of the map, a lot of corners.