Maintenance Completed on Frontside and Burnpile Trails

About 10 people showed up at our ShinDig this past Saturday to help bring back the “beginner” character of the Frontside Trail by fixing a couple of rocky steps in the trail. On both Frontside and Burnpile, we closed off a couple of areas where folks were cutting switchbacks, causing the main trail to erode. […]

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Next ShinDig Is THIS Saturday!

We will be meeting at 9am this Saturday, October 8 (2016) at the Caboose at the end of North F St. to work on trails in the Frontside / Burnpile area. The goal of this ShinDig is to conduct maintenance to keep these trails–some of the most heavily-used in our system–in good shape, and easily rideable. Salida Bike […]

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Let the BLM Know You Support New Singletrack in Salida

Salida Mountain Trails has been working hard over the last few years to get over 12 new miles of singletrack in the Methodist Mountain and Arkansas Hills Trail Systems approved for construction by the Bureau of Land Management. The proposal has been making its way through the Bureau of Land Management’s approval process. In August, […]

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Volunteer Update Meeting/Party: September 28, 2016

Join us September 28, 2016, Wednesday evening at the Boathouse Cantina – 6-7PM (use the F Street entrance). The goal of this meeting is to provide: – Brief high level updates on current and future plans/projects – Specific volunteer opportunities – Welcome new folks into the group and community – Socializing and merriment afterwards! We […]

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Lower Lost Trail Re-Benched

Thanks to everyone who came out to our recent July ShinDig! We had 14 volunteers that worked to re-bench on the lower Lost Trail, to improve sustainability and flow. We also performed extensive work to address the three drainage flows that cross the trail at lower Lost, intending to decrease soil erosion on the mountain […]

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Next ShinDig Is Saturday, June 11

Our goal for the upcoming June ShinDig is to finish the work that we began in May. Last month, we successfully roughed-in the first–and steepest–half of the connector trail that will lead to the City’s soon-to-be-built labyrinth. Building this trail is one small way to say “thank you” to the City of Salida for purchasing and […]

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Next ShinDig Is this Saturday, May 14

Since our April ShinDig was canceled, the goal for our May ShinDig will be to rough out a connecting trail from the end of the Sweet Dreams trail to the location where the new Labyrinth, situated on city property, will begin. Please meet at the F-street Bridge parking lot at 8:45am, to leave for the […]

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April ShinDig CANCELED

Unfortunately, the ShinDig that was scheduled for this coming Saturday, April 16th, has been CANCELED due to incoming bad weather. We’ll undertake work on the Labyrinth trail during our May ShinDig. For now, be sure to check out these other ways that you can get involved with SMT: Additional Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities April 29, 7pm: […]

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