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Lincoln Trail Planning

Project Number: 
LCC09_01

Looking to enhance their tourism options, the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Lincoln Ranger District (USFS), retained IMBA Trail Solutions to develop a comprehensive mountain bicycle trails master plan.  The result was a 50+ mile system for a range of riding skills, with an emphasis on trail connections from town into the backcountry so that Lincoln would remain the hub.

Value: 
$10K - $49K
Dates: 
Saturday, October 10, 2009 - Monday, November 30, 2009
Region: 
Rockies
Project Type: 
Plan/Design
Location Type: 
Backcountry
Trail Type: 
Singletrack
Location: 

Lincoln, MT US
46.958464, -112.681100

Sugarbush Trail Planning and Design

Project Number: 
TBFP11_03

Planned and designed a new singletrack trail system in the Superior National Forest.  The focus of the trail system was on providing a high-quality mountain bicycling experience while respecting existing hiking-only trail locations.

Value: 
< $10K
Dates: 
Friday, April 15, 2011 - Thursday, June 30, 2011
Region: 
Midwest
Project Type: 
Plan/Design
Location Type: 
Backcountry
Trail Type: 
Singletrack
Location: 

Tofte, MN US
47.573761, -90.834602

Punch Line-Two Dog Trail Construction

Project Number: 
BLMT11_02

Follow these links for more information on this project:

http://www.imba.com/news/IMBA-BLM-punchline-trail

http://www.imba.com/blog/chris-bernhardt/new-flow-trail-takes-shape-hailey-idaho

Value: 
$10K - $49K
Dates: 
Sunday, May 1, 2011 - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Federal Partners: 
Bureau of Land Management
Region: 
Pacific
Project Type: 
Construction | Plan/Design
Location Type: 
Backcountry
Trail Type: 
Flow Trail
Location: 

Hailey, ID US
43.522041, -114.314630

Black Mountain Lodge Trail-Phase I

Project Number: 
ABSA10_01

Constructed multi-use singletrack trail to connect the resort's base to the mid-mountain lodge. Work including mechanized tread excavation, hand finishing of tread, armoring/rockwork, and training of hand crews.  Equipment included mini-excavator, plate compactor, and power totter.

Value: 
$10K - $49K
Dates: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - Friday, July 30, 2010
Region: 
Rockies
Project Type: 
Construction | Plan/Design
Location Type: 
Backcountry
Trail Type: 
Singletrack
Location: 

Arapahoe Basin, CO US
39.662799, -105.879270

Lacks Creek Trail Planning 2010

Project Number: 
RCAA10_01

Redesigned proposed trail system to avoid sensitive habitat areas and still provide an enjoyable trail user experience.

Value: 
< $10K
Dates: 
Thursday, July 1, 2010 - Sunday, October 31, 2010
Federal Partners: 
Bureau of Land Management
Region: 
Pacific
Project Type: 
Plan/Design
Location Type: 
Backcountry
Trail Type: 
Singletrack
Location: 

Arcata, CA US
40.873805, -124.080960

South Hills Trails Plan

Project Number: 
BLMT10_08

For more information about this project visit: http://www.imba.com/blog/chris-leman/blow-my-pedals

Value: 
$50K - $99K
Dates: 
Saturday, January 1, 2011 - Thursday, June 30, 2011
Federal Partners: 
Bureau of Land Management
Region: 
Pacific
Project Type: 
Plan/Design
Location Type: 
Backcountry
Trail Type: 
Singletrack
Location: 

Burley, ID US
42.537398, -113.793120

Maine Winter Sports Center Trail Design and Construction Project

Project Number: 
MWSC11_01

Having trained over 150,000 people since 1997, Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crews travel the country year-round providing education and organizing communities around sustainable trails.  Over the course of a four day visit they teach, design, build, and inspire.

Value: 
< $10K
Dates: 
Sunday, May 8, 2011 - Friday, September 30, 2011
Trail Solutions Staff: 
Rich Edwards
Region: 
None
Project Type: 
Featured | Training
Location Type: 
Backcountry
Trail Type: 
Singletrack
Location: 
Maine Winter Sports Center
Fort Kent, ME US
47.244454, -68.599577

Cuyuna Trail Construction Professional Review

Project Number: 
MDNR10_01

Your next mountain bike vacation should be to….Crosby, Minnesota….Where?

The Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce describes this area, two hours north of Minneapolis as ‘…home to astonishing mountain bike singletrack trails etched along the sides of 250 ft. slag piles overlooking 500-ft deep crystal clear mine pools.”  If ever there was a fascinating landscape for trails, this is it.

Value: 
< $10K
Dates: 
Thursday, July 1, 2010 - Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Trail Solutions Staff: 
Dan Hudson
Region: 
Midwest
Project Type: 
Featured | Plan/Design
Location Type: 
Backcountry
Trail Type: 
Ride Center
Location: 
Cuyuna Lakes
Crosby, MN US
46.489588, -94.001598

King Range Trails - Paradise Royale

Project Number: 
BLMT10_04

Mountain bikers, like other trail users, are conservation-minded folks who believe very deeply in stewardship.

Over the last few years IMBA has worked closely with federal agencies to protect and conserve public lands while providing opportunities for recreation.  One great example is the King Range Trail System in Northern California.

Value: 
$200K - $500K
Dates: 
Thursday, April 1, 2010 - Monday, November 1, 2010
Federal Partners: 
Bureau of Land Management
Region: 
Pacific
Project Type: 
Construction | Featured
Location Type: 
Backcountry
Trail Type: 
Bike Park | Flow Trail | Singletrack
Location: 
King Range
Shelter Cove, CA US
40.062833, -124.052290

Raystown Lake Trail Construction - Phase I

Project Number: 
RAYS07_01

When you think about riding in Pennsylvania you’ll probably think…ROCKS!  While this is true for most of the state, it’s a different experience at Raystown Lake.  Think 30 miles of fun, flowy singletrack.

Value: 
< $10K
Dates: 
Friday, March 30, 2001 - Thursday, June 30, 2011
Region: 
Mid-Atlantic
Project Type: 
Construction | Featured
Location Type: 
Backcountry
Trail Type: 
Singletrack
Location: 
Raystown Lake
Huntingdon, PA US
40.378982, -78.092194
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