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Year Changes
2021
2020
  • Trailforks LogoMAMBA transitioned to trailforks.com maps and elevations
  • MAMBA membership login/password no longer required to access MAMBA trail maps and GPS files
  • expand trail signage use where allowed
  • Port-a-Potties located at both Headwater's Parking & Trail Landing Parking
2019
  • MAMBA Design by Kate JobTrail signage pilot
  • Port-a-Potty pilot at Headwater's Parking
  • MAMBA socks designed and sold

2018

Seven Member Board of Directors established: John Wenz, Matt Pollard, Kyle French, Colin Priebe, Donald Schmidt, Sandra Townsend, & Suzanne Kaplan
MAMBA Bikernew MAMBA Bylaws adopted
MAMBA established as 501(c)(3) tax-exempt
John Wenz (President & Landowner Liaison)
Matt Pollard (Secretary)
Kyle French (Treasurer)
Colin Priebe (Trails Chairperson)
Sandra Townsend (Fundraising Chairperson)
2017 -2010 Scott MetlenScott Metlen (President, Landowner Liaison)
Board of Directors:
Scott Metlen, Dan Cordon, & Jonathan Lomber
Joe Wagenbrenner implements MAMBA Trail Stewards
(Moscow Mtn adopt-a-trail program) (2010-)
Membership raised to $20 (2017)
Winter trail grooming begins (2017)
2009 -2008 Jim LaFortuneJim LaFortune (President, Landowner Liaison)
Board of Directors:
Jim LaFortune, Dan Cordon, & Jonathan Lomber
Allow online membership payments (2008-)
Membership raised to $15 (2008)
2007 Dan Cordon & Jonathan Lomber (Co-Presidents)
Jim LaFortune (Landowner Liaison)
Three Member Board of Directors established:
Jim LaFortune, Dan Cordon, & Jonathan Lomber
MAMBA Bylaws adopted
MAMBA established as non-profit charitable organization
Jonathan Lober & Dan Cordon
2006 -2005 Dan Cordon & Jonathan Lomber (Co-Presidents)
Jim LaFortune (Landowner Liaison)
Jonathan Lomber writes a successful Idaho Recreational Trails Program grant (2006)
2004 -1998 Jim LaFortuneJim LaFortune (President, Landowner Liaison, Web)
MAMBA Leadership: Jim LaFortune, Jonathan Lomber, Dan Cordon, & John Larkin
Community cleanup of Moscow Mtn
led by Eagle Scout John Mosman (2004)
Jonathan Lomber writes a successful
Idaho Recreational Trails Program grant (2004)
IMBA (International Mountain Bike Association)
  • trains 42 locals on building trail technique (2003)
  • gives Idaho a rating of "A" for mountain biking quality of life. Idaho was the only state to receive the highest rating, thanks to abundant, accessible singletrack and thanks in part to MAMBA's hard work in the past decade (2001, 2002)
Membership raised to $10 (2004)
1997 MAMBA "The Club" formed by Jim LaFortune (President), John Larkin, & Matt Morra
Membership $5
Matt Morra, Jim LaFortune, & John Larkin
1995 Jim LaFortune publishes Mountain Bike Guide to Hog Heaven
Mountain Bike Guide to Hog Heaven by Jim LaFortune