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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

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