March News Updates for the Southwest
Sedona Singletrack Celebration March 22-25
Don't miss a grassroots festival celebrating world-class mountain biking trails. At the Sedona Singletrack Celebration, meet with local club leaders to learn how to get involved, demo bikes from major brands, chat with the U.S. Forest Service about the future of local trails and bring the whole family. There are also plenty of things for non-cyclists to do in and around Sedona.
Have You Ridden the Arizona Trail?
The 817-mile Arizona Trail — spanning the state from Mexico to Utah — was completed this year. The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public input on how to maintain and manage it. IMBA encourages mountain bikers to share their thoughts. The USFS is holding public workshops next week to gather ideas for improving the route. Check for meeting dates and more information.
Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew Near You
The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew is IMBA's grassroots educational program and an authority on sustainable trail building practices. Don't miss your chance to learn about great clubs, great trails and great relationships.
- Tucson, AZ: March 22-25
- Sedona, AZ: March 29 - April 1
- Georgetown, CA (Eldorado Natl. Forest): April 12-15
Fort Ord Monument Backers Meet With President Obama
Six Monterey, CA, representatives, including leadership of the Monterey IMBA chapter (MORCA), attended a Department of Interior conference in Washington, D.C., on March 2. The group was allowed a few moments to express their support for the creation of the Fort Ord National Monument directly to President Obama during the White House Conference on Conservation.