What to Expect:
Trail Maintenance: Our primary goal for trail days is performing maintenance on heavily trafficked trails. This includes tasks such as clearing debris, repairing berms, filling in ruts, and improving drainage. Your efforts will make these trails more enjoyable and sustainable for riders.
Community Bonding: Trail maintenance days are not just about hard work but also about building a sense of community among riders and outdoor enthusiasts. You'll have the chance to connect with like-minded people who share your love for mountain biking and the great outdoors.
Learn and Share: Whether you're a seasoned trail maintenance expert or a beginner, you can learn valuable skills from experienced volunteers. Share your own knowledge and ideas to contribute to the betterment of these trails.
Good Vibes: We'll provide light refreshments and snacks to keep you energized. We'll also sometimes have a few surprises in store to keep the day fun and motivating.
What to Bring: Work gloves, sturdy footwear, water bottle, clothing that you don't mind getting dirty that's appropriate for the weather
How to Get Involved: Participating in trail days is simple! Just show up at the designated location with a positive attitude and a willingness to work as part of a team. No prior experience is necessary, and there are tasks suitable for everyone. Trail days happen monthly and are announced across all of our CMBTA social media and email channels so keep an eye out!
Why Trail Maintenance Matters: Maintaining our mountain bike trails is crucial to ensure that riders have a safe and enjoyable experience. It also preserves the natural beauty of our local wilderness areas. By volunteering your time and effort, you're not only making these trails more fun but also contributing to the conservation of our outdoor spaces.
Note: In case of extreme weather conditions, the event may be rescheduled. Please check our social media channels and website for updates.
See our events page for information on upcoming Trail Days.
Everyday Trail Work
In addition to Trail Days, there is still lots of work to be done on maintaining our huge network of world class trails. We have created a Google Sheet to document trail maintenance work you do.
Please let us know if you would like to help out!
Please note, we ask that you be a member of CMBTA Member to signup and do maintenance due to liability.
Click here to record your trail work.
See a fallen tree, drainage issue, bridge repair or any other maintenance out on the trail? Let us know through the TrailForks app. You can enter a trail report for any issues that needs maintenance. With TrailForks you can attach images and the GPS location. This makes it a lot easier to find the location with the issue and to plan accordingly for maintenance to be done.
For those not familiar with TrailForks, it is a trail map application available for phones and computers. The phone application shows detailed maps with your current location which is very useful if you are not familiar with the riding area. To add a trail Report follow the steps in the videos attached:
- Adding a Trail Report
-Adding Trail Report from a Ridelog