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The Northern Rockies Mountain Bike Summit

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Join IMBA staff, club leaders, advocates and land managers from across the region for the Northern Rockies Mountain Bike Summit. Topics will cover a range of subjects aimed at building club capacity, developing great projects, and building partnerships.

This is not the typical summit! 

Conference sessions end at 3:00, allowing plenty of time to experience the great trails at Curt Gowdy State Park.  There will be plenty of time to mingle and get to know your peers from around the region.  Summit registration includes a film festival on Friday night, live music Saturday night, breakfast, lunch, refreshments, bonfires, and free festival-style camping at Camp Jack or near Hynds Lodge.

 

Presented by IMBA, Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites, and Trails, Overland MTB, Laramie Enduro, and Friends of Pathways

       

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2011 IMBA Northern Rockies Summit Agenda

Schedule and speakers subject to change

 

                             Friday, September 16th                                  Saturday, September 17th

9:00-10:15

Welcome and Opening Introductions

Speakers include:

Ryan Schutz – IMBA

Todd Thibodeau & Paul Gritten – Wyoming State Parks

Others TBD

The Rocky Mountain Round Table:  representatives from around the region share their successes, and challenges

In this session, summit attendees will share their successes and challenges from around the state.

10:30-12:00

 

 

Jackson Hole: Going from Good to Great

Tim Young, Executive Director of Friends of Pathways, will discuss Jackson’s recent trail building success and the strategies that made it happen.

Building the Network:  IMBA’s blueprint for building capacity

Ryan Schutz, IMBA’s Director of Field Programs, will explain IMBA’s strategy for uniting the mountain biking movement and host a discussion about the future of mountain bike advocacy.

12:00-1:00

 

Lunch – time to mingle, no speaker planned

Lunch - Special Guest Speaker TBD

NMBP Visioning Session part 1

Patrol Directors and leaders from across the region meet with IMBA Patrol Director Katherine Fuller to discuss the current state of the program and share their vision of the NMBP’s future

1:00-1:50

 

Activating with Lawmakers and Federal Agencies

Creating Great Places to Ride:  a step-by-step guide

Leslie Kehmeier of Trail Solutions will break down the process of turning trail dreams into reality.

NMBP Visioning Session part 2

Patrol Directors and leaders from across the region meet with IMBA Patrol Director Katherine Fuller to discuss the current state of the program and share their vision of the NMBP’s future 

2:00-3:00

 

 

Understanding Waivers, Recreational Use Statutes, and Risk Management

Ryan Schutz, IMBA’s Director of Field Programs, will discuss the realities and myths surrounding liability and risk management

Spontaneous Breakout sessions in the annex.  We’ll offer a sign up sheet for spontaneous attendee–created sessions.  This is a great time to cover the issues that matter most to you. 

NMBP Visioning Session part 3

Patrol Directors and leaders from across the region meet with IMBA Patrol Director Katherine Fuller to discuss the current state of the program and share their vision of the NMBP’s future

3:30 Rides

Group Rides

There will be a “Riding Assessment” ride offered that will include commentary from local advocates and trail builders and casual group rides for those that just want to ride.

Group Rides

Guided rides will be provided for all skill levels, or go explore on your own!

 

Evening Events

Thursday, September 15th:  Welcome Gathering, registration open from 6:00 to 8:00

Friday, September 16th:  Film Festival

Saturday, September 17th:  Closing party with live music from blues phenoms Another Kind of Magick.

$10 Tickets for the closing party are available to those who are not attending the full summit.  Please pre-register

 

Lodging/Camping Options

Summit registration includes free festival style camping at Camp Jack or in a small camping area by Hynds Lodge (first come, first served). 

Curt Gowdy State Park also offers developed camp sites for a fee.  Sites fill up quickly, so reserve them early if you plan to stay in a developed camp site.

Laramie and Cheyenne both offer a variety of lodging options within a 30 minute drive of Curt Gowdy State Park.  We have reserved room blocks at the Express Inn Cheyenne ($49 single king bed or $62 for two queen beds) and Super 8 in Laramie ($60 for a king bed or two queens).    

Food


Breakfast and Lunch will be provided to summit registrants on Friday and Saturday.  More details to come...

September 15th, 2011 6:00 PM   through   September 17th, 2011 11:00 PM
1319 Hynds Lodge Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82009
United States

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Phone: 303-545-9011x112
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Full Summit Registration (including Saturday closing party) $ 50.00
Friday Registration (includes all Friday activities) $ 25.00
Saturday Registration (includes all Saturday activities) $ 25.00
Saturday Closing Party Only $ 10.00

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