Come learn the dark arts of trail building with dirt magician Aaron Rogers of Trail Solutions!
It is official. IMBA Trail Solutions, the Midwest Region, Aaron Rogers, COGGS and Spirit Mountain have come together to put on a high level Flow Trail Building school in Duluth MN.
All the above partners have come together to not only put on a unique trail building school that will focus on gravity fed Flow trails, they are also going to have a leave behind product that will kick off Spirit Mountains venture into lift served mountain biking trails. This is a very special and rare opportunity here in the midwest. To create a progressive model gravity trail system and also help a ski hill build a sustainble lift served cycling business model as well. Of course we will also educate 10 or so advanced and skilled trail builders to take these skills and ideas back to their home systems as well.
The school will be taught by Aaron Rogers of both the Copper Harbor Trails Club and also IMBA's Trail Solutions.
The school will be on September 21st to the 23rd at Spirit Mountain.
Feel free to contact myself at hansi [dot] johnson [at] imba [dot] com of you are interested. The amount of people will be limited and we are working out a fee for the school as we speak. IMBA Chapters will be given first choice of slots and once they have had their say we will open it up to other interested parties. Keep an eye on this blog for more information as we organize the event.
Things keep hopping on the gravity side of things in the Midwest region as there is also going to be a gathering of Free Ride and gravity fed enthusiasts in Red Wing, MN in September as well.
Here are the details on the Upper Midwest Gravity Summit.Any person interested in gravity fed mountain biking. This includes riders, promoters, builders, advocates, etc of downhill, freeride, super d, and enduro racing.
Where: Red Wing, MN. Memorial park
When: September 15-16
Contact Jed Olson at ibjed [at] hotmail [dot] com if you would like to get involved with the cool event.