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Trail Rider is out!

Just in case you haven't heard....The Vermont Peanut Butter Company has produced some more Vermont goodness with their new Trail Rider . A portion of every sale goes towards advocating for more trails! That's right - you buy, enjoy and get more trails - easy-peasey! Go here to get yours today: http://www.vtpeanutbutter.com/index.php/trail-rider.html...more

Learn. Change. Grow. Repeat.

VMBA has embarked on new initiatives this year that will translate into more great riding. The Regional Membership Alliance Pilot is underway. We all know that out of state riders enjoy your trails on a regular basis, which is great news in many cases. The goal of the new program is to provide an easy way for them to make a contribution. After joining their local organization they will be routed to "add-on" VMBA. It's clear that many visiting riders are more than willing to make a contribution, but access to doing so needed improvement. In a recent survey 93%......more

Camel's Hump Grows by 2000 Acres!

Trust for Public Land 4/4/16 News Release ( Link to Map ): WATERBURY, VT. — Camel’s Hump State Park is growing by more than 2,000 acres, The Trust for Public Land and State of Vermont announced this week. The Trust for Public Land purchased 2,085 acres in Duxbury known as Dowsville Headwaters, expanding recreational trails, and protecting critical wildlife habitat and the headwaters of Dowsville Brook, an important tributary of the Mad River. The expansion of the State Park will benefit mountain bikers , hikers, backcountry skiers, snowmobilers, anglers, and hunters, while protecting watershed quality and improving flood retention. “Camel’s......more

Getting Serious About VMBA

The Vermont Mountain Bike Association, (VMBA) is the voice of Mountain biking advocacy in Vermont. Despite advocacy success on rider’s behalf, many riders still don’t take the easiest step towards supporting the trails by joining a local chapter. VMBA is hoping to change that with a few new initiatives. Always looking to boost rider participation, the organization has been working with area shops to expand membership and member benefits. Those benefits include lift tickets to many of Vermont’s lift-service resorts, deals at area shops, restaurants and more. Using just a couple benefits will more than cover the costs of membership......more

New Trails '16

We all experience information overload. However, we rarely miss and place value on what our friends share with us. Do your friends a favor and remind them to join/renew today. Your little reminder is a big deal. Here's why... Membership amplifies the voice of mountain biking in Vermont and is the living illustration of "MORE TRAILS BETTER TRAILS." It's not a just a tag line - it's reality because of you. New projects in Little River State Park, Ascutney State Park, Groton State Forest, Perry Hill and Camel's Hump State Forest - this year Of our 26 chapters 18 will......more

Spring News/Advocacy Update

We may be looking at an early spring this year. Warmer temps will tempt you - don't give in! Waiting until trails are open is a big deal. VMBA chapters work tirelessly to build and maintain the trails we all love. Let's be sure our riding habits mean they can spend more time building and less time repairing. Checking trail conditions is an important step especially if there has been any recent rain (trail work, blow down, hunting seasons, etc. can also close trails). TrailHub is the fastest way to check on your favorite trails and get automatic updates. VMBA......more

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