Category Archives: Public Announcements

Very Successful South Canyon Cleanup!

Great effort from 25+ volunteers on the South Canyon Cleanup on May 2!

Thanks especially to folks from the S. Canyon Coalition and scouts from troop 277 who made a real difference in beautifying this public park land!

In other news, progress continues on the new South Canyon trail system. First of three new trails slated for this year is nearly complete!

Where to Park at Prince Creek?

The new Bull Pen parking lot located on Prince Creek road will not be open until sometime mid-summer.  So where should mountain bikers who drive to access the Prince Creek trail network park?

Not at the new trail head (future parking lot) … for now. 

Until the new parking lot is finished, Pitkin County and the BLM asks trail riders to park in the town of Carbondale, at the end of the pavement, or higher up on BLM property.   Not off to the sides and shoulders of the paved portion of Prince Creek Road.

Pitkin County and the BLM thank you for your patience until the new 35 space Bull Pen parking lot is completed.

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Valley’s Trails Receive High Marks!

The number and diversity of mountain bike trails in the Roaring Fork Valley has exploded over the last decade — thanks to in large part to riders finally forming a sort of political peloton.

New trails from Aspen to Glenwood Springs are thanks in large part to advocacy, fund-raising and pick-and-shovel work by the Roaring Fork Mountain Bike Association, formed in 2008.

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Support Trails – Support RFMBA!

If you had a chance to ride any of the new trails built last year – Grandstaff, Buckhorn Traverse, Glassier, Prince Creek, New Castle – you know the impact your membership and donations to RFMBA make to help build and maintain the local trail network.

This year we are going even bigger. A whole new trail system in South Canyon, added trails in Hunter Creek, new trails in Prince Creek, Buckhorn re-routes and more. And all the trails you know and love will be getting extra attention from our new RFMBA trail crew and Trail Agents.

Please become a member or renew your membership if it has lapsed.

Annual Memberships, Business Sponsorships and Donations help RFMBA accomplish great things for trails and the mountain bike community!  Your Membership helps RFMBA to advocate for improving the trail system and increase our ability to partner on projects to maintain our existing trails and build new ones.   Thank you for supporting and aiding our efforts!

In April and May of 2018, you’re entered to win a spectacular prize package for two when you join or renew. Click here for full contest details.

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Support trails. Support RFMBA!

First Aid for Mountain Bikers Offered In Snowmass June 9

Backcountry Lifeline and Aspen Ski Co have partnered up to bring First Aid for Mountain Bikers to the public of Snowmass and Aspen.

The training will be held at the Treehouse from 8AM to approximately 5PM with a 1 hour lunch (not included).

Cost for the event is $110. Use discount code RFMBA10 for 10% off!

Refunds up to 7 days before event

By providing mountain biker relevant content and engaging instruction, participants will be able to complete training and obtain First Aid, CPR & AED certification with minimal time investment.

This frontcountry oriented course includes: First Aid Basics, Assessing a Patient, Traumatic Injuries & Bleeding, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Cardiac Emergencies (CPR & AED), Sudden Illnesses, Environmental Emergencies, Head Neck & Spine, Communications, Incident Command, and First Aid Kits.

Join BCLL and be prepared for your next mountain bike adventure!