Home > Blog

Blog

13 | Dec | '17

How do Washington MTB trails stack up? We asked the pros.

A group of Team Epic donors has contributed a $20,000 MATCH fund to DOUBLE your impact!   We love Washington trails—but we’re biased. So we asked local pros Jill Kintner and Luke Strobel to weigh in on the trails your donations support. “Washington’s trails are unlike anywhere else,” says Olympic mountain biking bronze medalist Jill Kintner. “I’ve ridden around the world, and there're just amazing trails right here, and a great sense of community around them.”
08 | Dec | '17

Building partnerships, building trail: Your support at work

Great partnerships make great trail. The future is bright.  From gutted trails, mountain bike bans, and communication breakdowns in the 1980s and 90’s, Evergreen now helps drive recreation planning across the state. 
05 | Dec | '17

The NEW Seattle-area Evergreen chapter needs committee members like you!

Are you ready to embark on another major milestone for Evergreen? We’re looking for YOU to join the Committees and Board of our brand new Greater Seattle Chapter! On April 1, 2018, Evergreen officially launches a chapter for greater Puget Sound area trail projects—from Everett to Tacoma, and Seattle to North Bend.  
28 | Nov | '17

Donate today. Shape Tomorrow

  It’s true—your donation today helps shape the future of mountain biking in Washington.   And right now your donations can be matched on our Facebook page until funds run out, so go donate NOW.  
24 | Nov | '17

Double your Donation on #GivingTuesday

  Dawn Patrol Riders Needed!   This year, your #GivingTuesday gift to the trails could go twice as far when you use Facebook.   On November 28, starting at 5 a.m. PST, your donation will be matched 100%, thanks to a generous matching gift from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.   But you'll want to hurry! The match is first come first serve until the funds are gone!  Be sure to donate and let your friends and family know about the fundraiser on #GivingTuesday before it’s too late.   When you make a donation on #GivingTuesday using the “Donate” button on our Facebook page, your gift could be matched up to $50,000 per nonprofit!   Top photo by Riley Seebeck
17 | Nov | '17

Amazon & Fred Meyer: Two Easy Ways to Turn Retail Into New Trail

  If every time you bought something you got an inch of trail along with it, you might not think it was that much.  But if every time everyone bought something we all got an inch of trail we’d have something to ride!    If you're a Fred Meyer or Amazon shopper, there's an easy way to do that! Evergreen participates in Fred Meyer Community Rewards and Amazon Smile—and that’s essentially what these programs do.  Every time you make a purchase with your Community Rewards card at Fred Meyer or through Amazon Smile—you earn Evergreen a little bit of funding for our trailwork--but over time that grows.    So if you do happen to be a Fred Meyer or Amazon shopper, please take a minute to sign up for these programs—with all of your help we could turn those little bits of trail into your next favorite ride.    Learn how to benefit Evergreen and Washington MTB Trails with these programs by clicking on one (or both!) below:   Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program   Amazon Smile Program
15 | Nov | '17

Evergreen Welcomes a New Chapter

  Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of a new chapter—Evergreen Cowlitz-Naches!
15 | Nov | '17

Evergreen’s Education Tipping Point: Women Are in the Majority!

  If you’ve ridden with the Crank Sisters or participates in any of Evergreen’s women-only classes, you notice one thing: women are dominating the sport.
15 | Nov | '17

Evergreen/Microsoft Event Raises over $4,000!

  A huge thank you to the folks at Microsoft who attended Evergreen’s GIVE fundraising on October 4th. Attendees raised over $4,000 for local trails and bought 10 new members into our statewide community.