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Camel's Hump Management Plan

The Camel's Hump State Forest Management Plan is currently being developed. VMBA is working with with chapters and the Vermont Huts Association to advocate for a corridor that will support your long-range riding opportunities via the Velomont Trail; a contiguous trail from Killington to Stowe. We need to ensure the management plan includes a corridor that links Mad River Riders to WATA. Public comments are welcome until the 15th. VMBA is asking each of you to make your voice heard to help ensure that your trail is meaningfully included in this plan, which will be in place for approximately 20......more

13 New Trail Projects

VMBA, members and chapters united to supported 13 chapter trail grant proposals totaling $50,000 this year! A strong annual fund makes this possible and ensures that the advocacy voice of riders remains strong and effective. Thirteen chapters are starting new trail projects this year because of your participation. Here's the quick recap: Fellowship - New 3+ mile trail in Sleepy Hollow... MAMBA - New pump track in Montpelier WAMBA - New loop and parking area for the Aqueduct Trails Upper Valley - boulder moving equipment to share with other chapters Slate Valley - professional design for new trail in Lake......more

Annual Meeting Summary

Chapters and members came together in Montpelier on Nov. 30th for an amazing night of discussion highlighted by the organization's advocacy victories and of course, this year's trail grant awards. Huge thanks to Cabot Cheese, Bluestone Pizza, SAP soda and Long Trail Brewery for ensuring everyone had the fuel to stay engaged! Major Take-a-ways from the meeting: Membership is over 4400 this year and add-ons jumped from 278 last year to over 950! The trail grant increased by 35% from last year - $50,000 distributed among 14 chapters Act 250 will be seeing some real progress this next legislative session......more