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19 | Apr | '15
Bryan Rivard
Last Saturday, 20 ladies participated in the first of several women-only dig days—the Hot Diggity Series. The conditions on Tiger Mountain were sunny and dry, perfect for carving out more of the new adrenaline-inducing descending trail opening this summer.  And carve they did—the lady diggers made 300+ feet of progress in just four hours! The shoveling and sweat were rewarded with lunch, beer and even some raffle prizes before the riding began. Hard tail 29ers, 6-inch trail bikes, and some beefed-up downhill bikes started off the shuttle fest on the not-quite-finished trail. 

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16 | Apr | '15
Bryan Rivard
Do you love riding the trails at East Tiger Mountain? Would you like to see even more trail built? Are you interested in helping strengthen positive relations with all trail users?  If so, then you should apply to become a Volunteer Trail Ambassador at Tiger!

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14 | Apr | '15
Bryan Rivard
Outdoor enthusiasts come in many forms, but we all share a common desire to protect access to recreation in natural spaces.  That’s why Evergreen, the Outdoor Alliance, and many others are supporting the effort to formally designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area.  This effort would work to conserve and enhance the natural, historical, and cultural legacies of the area, while preserving recreational access.

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07 | Apr | '15
Bryan Rivard
For sharp ascents, challenging downhill, and gorgeous views of Mount Saint Helens and Silver Star Mountain, check out April’s trail highlight—Cold Creek.  With quick (but steep) access to beautiful scenery just 25 minutes from Vancouver and one hour from the east side of Portland, it’s not surprising this is one of the area’s most popular sections of the Tarbell trail system.

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30 | Mar | '15
Bryan Rivard
The City of Seattle is currently developing its policy for Natural Areas and Greenbelts and without your input, we could see these areas permanently closed to bikes on unpaved trails.   We all know the benefits of mountain bike trails—they allow urban families and children a chance to connect to nature, create an opportunity for fun and healthy, low-impact recreation, displace undesired activity, and improve forest health through volunteer work—but policy makers may not know this. So we need to help them understand the benefits you personally experience.

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26 | Mar | '15
Bryan Rivard
Tiger Mountain is abuzz.  With over 14 miles of fun-filled trail completed and a total of 20 miles projected to be completed by the end of the summer, there’s a lot to be excited about.  But there’s always work to do!  While DNR is hard at work on the climbing trail, Evergreen is leading work parties of dedicated volunteers eager to keep the new Descent trail on schedule.

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26 | Mar | '15
Bryan Rivard
We're looking for a planner.  A leader.  A visionary.  A professional trail gnome--and you could be it! The Trail Builder/Crew Leader is responsible for planning, organizing and leading volunteer trail work parties and for performing independent trail construction work. While most work parties occur on weekends, weekday evening work parties are also important. And we're looking for the best since this position requires strong trail building, communication and volunteer organizational skills, and the ability to effectively lead a crew to complete a trail work project. Passion for mountain biking and the outdoors is a must--if this sounds like you or someone you know, keep reading!  

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20 | Mar | '15
Bryan Rivard
The Evergreen Trails Crew gets to meet a lot of people at trailwork parties: great, enthusiastic folks eager to build trail, make friends, and give back to the community.  But with so many build events happening, we sometimes forget to highlight the partnerships and hard work that takes place with local schools and youth programs!    

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19 | Mar | '15
Bryan Rivard
This week Evergreen West Sound scored a huge win for mountain biking kids, families, and friends in the Poulsbo area.  If you’ve been following the pump track proposal, you know that it’s been a long process—but one that ended with final approval this past Wednesday evening.

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