The weather looks good enough to schedule an April ShinDig this Saturday, 4/12. We will be working on an Upper Lost Trail re-route that has been in the works for several years. The top unsustainably steep section will be re-routed into a fun flowing descent that’s also climbable. Meet at 9:00 am at the Burmac Parking […]
SMT is recruiting new crew leaders to help with volunteers at our monthly ShinDigs. We are looking for people who have at least some experience at trail building and who would be available for most of our ShinDigs. An opportunity to receive quality training has arisen. VOC will be hosting a Crew Leadership Training workshop on […]
GARNA and their partners have a worthy trail restoration project coming up on March 29th. Learning to identify noxious weeds and native plants, as well as how to restore the landscape, will make our area trails even better! Find out more about here on the GARNA website here: http://garna.org/events/salida-trail-restoration-training/
SMT is replacing the March ShinDig with a request for volunteers for the annual Run Through Time running event. The Chaffee County Running Club is recruiting volunteers for the Run Through Time, the club’s flagship marathon, half marathon and 2-mile race. The event, held on March 15, 2014 in Salida, is in its ninth year […]
Saturday, February 8, 2014, 10:00am. Weather permitting, SMT will host the first ShinDig work day of 2014. We need to perform maintenance on Frontside, Li’l Rattler, and Burn Pile trails. Meet at 10:00am at the end of F Street to get tools and walk up to the trail. If the weather is too bad for […]
We rarely cancel twice in a row, but we need to again cancel our monthly trail work day. This month’s ShinDig trail work day scheduled for Jan 11 is cancelled due to the snowy frozen trail conditions. The conditions aren’t bad enough to preclude other outdoor activity, so stay warm on your bike and your skis, […]
Thanks for a great year! Thanks to all of our volunteers who have contributed to our trail building efforts this past year. We’ve had great support from the community, amazing turnouts for our monthly ShingDig trail work days, and only a couple of weather cancellations throughout the whole year. The big highlight for this year […]
December Shindig – Cancelled Our December Shindig (2nd Saturday of each month) is cancelled due to snowy frozen trails. Go ski and stay tuned for January plans! Happy Holidays! SMT See our Calendar for our long term plans.