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MAMBA Trail BuilderMAMBA Trail Builds
Meet scheduled days, usually at 8:45am in Rosauers' parking lot N Main St, Moscow. Bring lunch, snacks, sturdy footwear, work gloves, water, and energy. Tools are supplied. No experience necessary.

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MAMBA Trail News
posted 11.07.16

Hi All,

The gate on the bottom of Moscow Mt is now closed for the season. When parking at the bottom, be sure to pull in towards the creek except for a few spaces on the south side of the lot. Park reasonably close to the car next to you. If the lot is full, go to the Headwaters side. Please do not get in the way of people who live along the road. And do not park in front of any of the gates.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail News
posted 11.06.16

QMR Switchback RepairHi All,

Arjen, Chase, John W., and I biked down to the bottom of Queen Mary's Revenge yesterday and widened the second to last switchback. The fix took one or two rocks! HaHa

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail News
posted 10.30.16

Hi All,

For the last scheduled trail build yesterday, we were able to put bridges on all the creeks on Cabin Hollow. There were six of us.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail News
posted 10.23.16

Hi All,

The last scheduled trail build day is this coming Saturday, 10/29/16. We will be finishing bridges on Cabin Hollow and continuing Queen Mary's Revenge up the hill. Meet at Rosauers Parking Lot (east side) at 8:45am. Bring water, snacks, gloves, coat in case of rain, and sturdy shoes. We do have to walk into the work site.

Trees are falling with the change in moisture and wind. Leave a message on Facebook when you find something that needs to be cut out. Of course, you will need to state the location (e.g. Cave Trail has a tree down on the east end). Also post if you remove a tree so that we do not have people going to cut a tree out and finding they carried their saw in for nothing.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail News
posted 10.10.16

Hi All,

Nine hardy souls showed up for the trail build yesterday—despite the rain. Queen Mary's Revenge now comes up out of the creek and connects to Cabin Hollow. One of the two bridges we worked on is still missing about seven slats, but it is visible and apparent that it is not ready to ride.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 10.09.16

Hi All,

Trail build day 10/09/16 this coming Sunday. As always, meet at Rosauers parking lot, east side at 8:45am. Bring work gloves and closed-toed shoes. We will drop down and bring Queen Mary's Revenge up to Cabin Hollow. We will need to build 1.5 bridges as well as cut some track.

The new Third Crown of Triple Crown is now completed where the yellow jackets/wasps had stopped our construction. Lots of loose dirt on the trail from the end of North Contour to the bottom of the new Third Crown of Triple Crown. Ride with caution, but do ride so the trail gets dusted in to pack it smooth for the winter.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Support Latah Trail
posted 10.02.16

Hi All,

Help extend the Latah Trail!
Donations are needed by Oct 31, 2016. We can act now to take advantage of economy of scale and extend the trail 3 additional miles.

Latah County has accepted a bid from Quality Paving in Deary to pave and improve 2.5 miles of the Latah Trail in Bear Creek Canyon—near Troy. Grading has begun. Paving will begin soon. The money is in place to improve 2.5 miles of the Latah Trail. If we can find an additional $50,000, then the County can improve 3 miles of trail. We invite your help to extend pavement an additional half-mile.

Little steps. Big strides. If we can raise $50,000 more by the end of October, then the County can pave a total of three miles, all of which are already graveled and ready for paving. Doing so would extend the paved portion of the Latah Trail from 12 miles to 15 miles, including three miles in beautiful Bear Creek Canyon. For each $1,000 raised, the County can extend the paved section of trail approximately 52.8 linear feet. Every dollar counts! No pledge is too small to make a difference. Please mail your check today or pay via PayPal.

Generosity makes it happen. The Latah Trail Foundation recently received a gift of $25,000 from the Thomas O. Brown Foundation, to help attract match pledges from trail supporters. That generous contribution has already generated two $5,000 pledges from Moscow businesses: Alturas Analytics and Anatek Labs. We are well on our way to the $50,000 target, with $35,000 already committed. We hope you will help us reach our goal of $15,000 more to complete this phase of the project. If you have been considering making a donation this year, please consider making a pledge this month.

Harvest grapes for the Latah Trail!
We also invite you to join us for a fun annual event at Colter's Creek Vineyards in Juliaetta on Sat, Oct. 15 (http://colterscreek.com). The winery will donate cash for every ton of grapes we pick. The more we pick, the more money goes to support the Latah Trail. Lunch will be provided. For more info or to carpool, email Tom Carroll at latahtrail@gmail.com.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Highlight: Swoosh
posted 09.26.16

Hi All,

The new trail Swoosh, has the best views looking north of about any place on the mountain. It is a "not-so-old" logging road and thus, a nice easy ride for beginners. A person who wants the flavor of the mountain without riding technical terrain, can get to the top of Swoosh by taking Ridge Rd West to the west end of Triple Crown and then riding down it until reaching the spot where Swoosh Y’s off to the left. After a nice long ride down Swoosh, you can head up Queen Mary’s Revenge (QMR), turn off at Cabin Hollow, ride onto Meadow Trail, and then take Sand Trail out to Rock Creek Rd.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build Report
posted 09.26.16

Hi All,

Sixteen folks, four from WSU, seven from the U of I mountain bike class, one from Holland, and four other random folks, showed up yesterday for the trail build event. The dirt really flew with that crew. North Contour now extends another 1/4 to 1/3 of a mile where it connects into the new third crown of Triple Crown. We can now ride Triple Crown without going by the land owner's structures, as he has requested. That land owner did allow us to put in these two new trail segments on his property. The new route is actually much nicer than the old route, as it is all single track.

October trail builds are on 10/09 and 10/29. Please reserve those dates to help build some more trail that you will love to ride.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 09.18.16

Hi All,

The next trail build is one week from today, 9/25/2016. Meet at the Rosauers parking lot (east center) at 8:45am with water, gloves, sturdy shoes, snacks and long pants. Shirts are also a good thing. We will try to finish the North Contour to Triple Crown addition. Last weekend, eleven people showed up to complete the new Third Crown of Triple Crown. Please ride the trail instead of the road that goes by the cabin.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 09.07.16

Hi All,

MAMBA trail build this Saturday, 9/10/2016. Meet at the Moscow Rosauer’s parking lot near the mail drops on the east side. Bring lots of water, sturdy work shoes, gloves, and snacks. We should make lots of headway on the extension of North Contour.

We have had several nice showers, but the mountain is still very dry. Fire is still a big concern so please be careful and help others to be careful.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Moscow Mountain Fire Danger
posted 08.27.16

Hi All,

No FiresBennett Lumber would like to remind everyone that campfires are not allowed on Bennett Lumber property (which includes MAMBA trails) at any time of the year. With the fire season heating up, we need to protect the forests that we all enjoy.

CAUTION: As you know, Moscow Mountain is getting dryer. It helps that the nights are cool and the days are getting shorter, but the mountain is very dry! Please report all fires you see to the sheriff: 911 if it is out of control or dispatch (208) 882-2216 for people with camp fires. Keep a shovel and fire extinguisher in your car if you are parking on the mountain. Of course, no smoking on the mountain and please feel free to politely educate those who do not understand the no smoking, no fire request our hosts make of us.

I will be blunt. Labor Day is coming up. Please ride on Moscow Mountain Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings of Labor Day weekend to help mitigate the carelessness and/or ignorance that some people display on long weekends up on the mountain. Remember, it is the action of a few that can remove the amazing resource that we are allowed to enjoy!

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 08.24.16

Hi All,

The Moose Marbles reroute built to prevent further erosion on the steep slope is now complete from the Southside intersection to the Switchblade junction. The tread is soft, so endos are a real possibility. Bike with care.

Twenty-five college students worked on building the Triple Crown bypass last Saturday. One more work day and we should have the bypass done from the bottom clearing up to where it crosses the west road near Ridge Rd. From there, it is another 1/3 mile to North Contour.

The next trail build day is Sept 10, 2016. Mark your calendars!

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 08.14.16

Hi All,

MAMBA had another trail build on Sunday, 8/14/2016, with ten people attending. We made it about 1/3 of the way for the new North Contour/Triple Crown connect.

I had an interesting conversation with a person yesterday as I was going up to cut brush out in prep for the trail build today. I mentioned the trail build and the person said, "He could not do it and besides—he PAYS his $15 dues every year". Let me be very clear what MAMBA's $15 membership dues are used for. It does not pay for trail building. MAMBA buys tools with that money so that ALL of us can volunter three to four times per year. Mamba volunteers maintain about 70 miles of trail and build anywhere from one to three miles of new trail per year.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 08.07.16

Hi All,

Earn your turns and strides by trail building this coming Sunday, 8/14/2016. Meet at Rosauer’s parking lot near the mailbox on the east central side of the lot at 8:45am. Look for an old ford pickup that was once blue and gray. Remember, all the trails you enjoy were built and are maintained by volunteer labor. Even if you will not use a new trail because it is not on the part of the mountain you like, the new trails will pull people from the part you use. Come and contribute to the playground you are using!

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 08.02.16

Hi All,

Four people showed up for the trail build so we did not get too far, but the Moose Marbles reroute should be completed in the next day or two.

There is a tree down on Headwaters a few hundred yards above the second bridge going counter-clockwise. I should be able to Rokon it out tonight.

As you can tell from the smoke in the air, fire season is upon us. Please do not smoke on the mountain or have fires. If you see anyone doing the above, please educate them. It is also a good idea to have a fire extinguisher and shovel with you in your vehicle at all times. Lets keep Moscow Mountain the paradise that it is.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 07.27.16

Hi All,

Remember that we have a MAMBA trail build day this Saturday, 7/30/2016. Meet at 8:45am at Rosauers over near the mail drop. We will car pool up to finish Moose Marbles reroute. Bring lots of water, gloves, snacks, and sturdy shoes.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Brush Cutter Volunteers Needed
posted 07.22.16

Hi All,

Chuck operating a brush cutterThe log on LaFortunes Flight is gone as of last night. As I rode Tuesday night, I noted that it has been a really active year for brush and grass growth. I was dripping wet from the water left on the brush after the rain. I have ordered four new brush cutters and we currently have six. All we need now are volunteers to operate them. Let me know if you are interested in exercising one of the cutters (metlen@uidaho.edu). We only have about 70 miles to trim!

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA News
posted 07.10.16

Hi All,

Five of us made more headway on Moose Marbles during MAMBA's trail build today. Please use what is built so we slow down the erosion on the road and pack in the new trail.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Maintaining MAMBA Trails
posted 07.07.16

Over Easy by Andrew HoehnSeven volunteers walked Over Easy with a chain saw, clippers, and loppers. We cleared innumerable fallen logs. You can now ride nearly the entire loop without putting a foot down—with one exception: there is a large log fall in the SE quadrant that is going to need a bigger chainsaw. However, an opening was cleared so one can walk a bike through it. For the soggy area in the SW quadrant, look for a passage through saplings on the downhill side of the road. Over Easy could certainly use more clipping if anyone has time.

Thanks,

Scotty Corneli

 
 

MAMBA News
posted 07.07.16

Hi All,

1) Please do not ride Triple Crown or come up Queen Mary's Revenge this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (7/08-7/10). The owner of parts of those routes or access to those routes is having a function and we should be polite guests and not disturb them.

2) There is a bear with cubs roaming around South Side and Jack's Route. Ride with lots of noise and do not get between mama and cubs unless you want to become a bear wrestler.

3) The bottom part of Moose Marbles reroute is completed.

4) This Sunday, July 10th, we will be meeting at Rosauers at 8:45am to go work on the upper reroute of Moose Marbles. Bring gloves water and snacks. We meet over next to the mail drop off.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Parking Rules
posted 06.20.16

Hi All,

Do not park in front of any gate on Moscow Mtn—ever. People have business behind those gates, people get hurt behind those gates, and fires burn behind those gates. The gates must remain unblocked AT ALL TIMES!!! Know that your vehicle can be towed, shoved, or removed in some other manner along with a ticket if there is a need to go through the gate and your vehicle is parked in front of it. I know that most of you reading this message are well aware of this "rule/courtesy/law". If you see someone parked in front of a gate, please put a message under their windshield wiper so they will learn about the rule without getting a ticket.

Unfortunately, a landowner has been blocked from their property several times already this year. Please be courteous and follow the parking rules so that we can continue to enjoy the mountain. See Trail Head Parking for more information.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA News
posted 06.15.16

Hi All,

One of the land owners on Triple Crown needs to close the trail down on 07/09/2016. We need to avoid that area on that day, that would include Queen Mary's Revenge (QMR) unless you go into it from the bottom and then go back down it with out going up to the yellow gate.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 06.15.16

Hi All,

Trail build this Sunday, 06/19/2016. We will meet at Rosaures' parking lot at 2:00pm and work on completing the new Moose Marbles re-route. Bring water, snacks, gloves, and most importantly—several strong friends!

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA News
posted 06.04.16

Hi All,

We had our first MAMBA trail build of the season yesterday. Three of us expanded the new reroute on Moose Marbles a bit. On trails, please contact me before you change what someone else has built. Some corners that were carefully banked on part of the new trail were dug out with the intent of water draining. With the grade and soil, those corners could have remained banked and the folks that built them would be happier!

The gate on Moscow Mountain opened June 1, 2016. In three days time, someone has already left a case of empty beer cans on the climbing rock, along with the remains of their fire and tent spot. Please report anyone that you find leaving garbage and having a camp fire to the county sheriff, (208) 882-2216. If the fire situation is not controlled, we will be closed off of the mountain again this summer!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 05.21.16

UPDATE: Trail build today, 5/22, CANCELLED!! Too muddy and wet. Scott


Trail build for tomorrow, 5/22/2016, is on. Hope to see a bunch of you at Rosauers at 8:45am. Bring water (several liters), snacks (enough to keep your energy up), gloves, and sturdy shoes. We will be working on the re-route to Moose Marbles.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA Trail Build
posted 05.06.16

Hi All,

Trail build for tomorrow, 5/07/2016 is cancelled.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Logging on Moscow Mtn
posted 04.24.16

Hi All,

You will see log trucks and other logging traffic coming out of the road to Headwaters Parking over the next three or four weeks. Please make sure you give the hard metal things moving on the road lots of room! The same will go for traffic on Moscow Mtn. Rd.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Moscow Mtn Gate
posted 04.21.16

Hi All,

People have been asking when the gate on Moscow Mtn Rd will be opened to the public. There is currently a landowner with permission to haul logs out on the road and is supposed to be closing the gate behind every time he/she goes through. However, that person does not always close the gate during the day. Do not go through the gate! You may be ran over by a log truck or be locked in.

The gate on Moscow Mtn Rd will be opened to the public sometime in May when the road all the way over is dry enough to not rut up.

If the winter parking area is full when you get there, go to Headwaters to park. Do not park in front of gates or in the bus turn around. Please leave lots of room for traffic!

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Trail Conditions
posted 04.11.16

Hi All,

One can ride around the remaining snow on Nemisis now. One can ride around the remaining snow on Sidewinder and Cave trail except for a few places. Same for Rock and a Hard Place. However, Saturday Ridge Rd still had lots of snow and muck so making a loop out of Cave/Sidewinder would require wet feet.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Private Lands
posted 04.08.16

Hi All,

Please do not do any trail clearing on Private Lands trail. We have been asked to involve one of the land owners on what we clear and we need their permssion before we clear anything. Thus, I will take care of Private Lands from now on.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Trail Conditions
posted 04.06.16

Hi All,

Ridge Rd is patchy with snow. You can ride it from Four Corners up to Nemisis. From there, you will run into snow drifts. From Four Coners going west, you will also run into snow drifts until you are west of Paradise Point. The road is open, but has wet spots from Pond Nine up to where it moves to the North side of the mountain under Paradise Point.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Trail Conditions
posted 04.03.16

Hi All,

Gemini is pretty much clear of snow again—just a bit across from the bottom of LaFortunes, some on the steep section across from Cabin Trail, a bit on the brushy skid trail, and then at Four Corners. LaFortunes has some snow just before the trail crosses the cabin road and then at the top. The best thing for LaFortunes and Private Lands is to ride to the respective tops and then come back down. There are still drifts that are three feet deep on both north facing portions. LaFortunes, Gemini, and Nemesis are cut out, but from the little brides up there is still lots of snow and it will be a carry from there to the climbing rocks. Of course Headwaters, Southside and Switchblade are open.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Little Boulder Trail
posted 03.28.16

Hi All,

Little Boulder Trail is free of snow, but has lots of downed trees.

Getting to Little Boulder Trail (30 min drive from Moscow):
Head down the Troy highway to Helmer which is three miles after Deary on the way toward Bovill. Turn right onto Park Rd to Little Boulder campground. There is a parking area on your left just before you cross the Potlatch River that is at the trailhead. The first mile is paved on an old road or rail bed that goes along the river. Then it turns to dirt for another mile or so and then it heads up the top of the ridge on the west side of the river. The total trail is only about five miles long, but there are some nice climbs. The river is up and running well now, so the scenery is very nice.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Trail Conditions
posted 03.26.16

Hi All,

All of the mountain has places with wet sloppy snow that you will have to push through. Watch for trees that are down. Four Corners and its trails (except for Gemini) will not be open until late April. That area still has lots of old snow up to three feet deep in places. The best bet for a ride without carrying your bike over lots of snow is Headwaters, Southside, Jacks, Moose Marbles, and Switchblade.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

MAMBA News
posted 03.20.16

Hi All,

My regular mountain bike is broke so I took the fat tire and decided to go up LaFortunes yesterday. It was early, so the snow and hoar frost were still frozen. With the fat tire, I could ride on both. It is a good thing I took the fat tire and the snow was frozen, as there is still lots of snow on LaFortunes off and on all the way up. On the old logging road at the top going over to Nemesis and down to the big bridge on Nemesis, there is still two to three feet of snow/ice. With the new snow still on the old frozen snow, the studs did not hold if there was any side hill—turns out there is lots of side hill. There are several butt size divots on Nemesis. In addition to the snow, there are about 20 trees to cut out on LaFortunes and Nemesis. Two new trees have fallen on Gemini since I cut it out on 3/06/16. I should be able to get most of the three trails cut out next weekend.

MAMBA trails are built on privately owned land. Please understand that the land owners on Moscow Mtn will close the mountain if we do not follow a few simple rules: #1 rule is no fire anywhere on the mountain at anytime!

Wednesday night (3/16/2016) about 6 PM, Sherrie and I passed three young ladies carrying firewood and sleeping bags up the road. We informed them there were no fires allowed anywhere on the mountain. They acted like they turned around to go back to the cars, but they did not turn back. They went up part way on Gemini and had a campfire and sleep over and left garbage. We cleaned up the garbage and scuffed out the fire ring as much as possible (that is what MAMBA does when any of us finds a fire ring). If anyone knows those three young ladies, you might want to let them know that the action of having a fire on the mountain coupled with dry weather last year got the mountain closed last summer.

Please take care of the mountain and if you see anyone with a fire going, politely let them know the rule of no fire anywhere on the mountain, get identification if there is any way to easily identify them such as a license plate, and report them to the sheriff (208) 882-2216. Press 4 when the phone answers to reach the dispatcher. The person you see may be the owner, so you will want to establish that before calling the Sheriff. Have a good description of where the fire is at. If there is a fire out of control, call 911.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Trail Conditions
posted 03.17.16

Hi All,

Tried to go up Jump yesterday from the bottom of LaFortunes. There are a few short snow banks on lower LaFortunes and one big log I will get when we can get closer to it with a saw. It is ready to go if you have really hot feet, as you have to walk in snow about half of the way and some of that snow is two feet deep. The snow that fell this morning will be gone by tonight. The road at Four Corners still has snow, but if you push through that to the top of Gemini, Gemini is pretty open all the way. There is one new tree at the top of Gemini I will get this weekend. There are still a few short snow banks, but not that far.

The total north side of the mountain and Nemesis and the top of Private Lands still have lots of snow. If you do not have hot feet and want to cool them down with snow, Headwaters, Southcontour, Jacks, Moose Marbles, and Switchblade are for you.

If you want to drive 3.5 hours and camp in the sagebrush, then go to Echo, that system of trails is really nice now. The ones on Snow Winery property where they had the red race two weekends ago. The MERC trails out of LaGrande are also mostly open except for the very top ones. The south fork of the Walla Walla out of Milton Freewater is also open, as would be Little Boulder in Helmer, and Asotin Creek out of Asotin and Rock Creek out of St. Johns.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Trail Conditions
posted 03.06.16

Hi All,

Yesterday, I cut out trees on Private Lands until I got to lots of snow—about 1/2 up from the south bottom end. There is still lots of snow along the old ditch at the bottom and a few other places before I got to where I turned back. All of Gemini is cut out, there are several streches of snow where you will have to carry your bike, but it is ridable if you are willing to hike a bike in the soft and snowy places. The road is essentially clear up to Four Corners, but all the trails on the north side are several feet deep in white stuff.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Trail Conditions
posted 02.23.16

Hi All,

Headwaters, Southside, Jacks, most of Moose Marbles and Switchblade are ridable.

Folks, if you are making ruts or deep foot prints, fix the drainage and walk around. A few sections that are wet should not shut the trail down, just change how many times you hike your bike or walk off the trail pad. Use some sense everyone and politely point out poor choices. There are tools avaliable so such sections can be drained.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

Trail Conditions
posted 01.10.16

Hi All,

They are getting set up to log somewhere on Moscow Mtn Rd. They have plowed some of the road and moved some big equipment over the road through Four Corners. Keep your eyes and ears open. We have been experimenting with the snow packer for fat tire bikes again the last three weeks up on Moscow Mtn Rd to Four Corners and down Jump (sort of). We will add a Sand Boulevard loop soon.

Thanks and see you on the trail,

Scott Metlen
MAMBA PRESIDENT

 
 

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