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10 | Dec | '19
Patrick Walker

 

Evergreen is building its reserves to build another 40 miles of trail in 2020.

 

Did you know that, on average, it costs about $20 per foot to build trails? And did you know that on average, Evergreen supporters statewide invest about $80 into trails per year through donations? Do the math… that’s a bargain for what riders get! But it’s not enough to cover all costs.

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26 | Nov | '19
Ian Terry

Time spent on a mountain bike is time well spent.

And if you’ve been fortunate enough to spend any time riding in Washington recently, you know that we have a lot to be thankful for.

An ever-expanding number of premium trails across our state is just scratching the surface of what we’re grateful for here at Evergreen. When you dig deeper into Washington’s riding scene, you’ll find a vast community filled with dedicated volunteers, trail builders, coaches, instructors, sponsors, local business owners and land managers.

The ecosystem of mountain biking is alive and well in Washington and YOU are an important part of it. For that, we’re thankful.

Read on to see what else Evergreen’s full-time crew is thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving!

-Evergreen Staff

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25 | Nov | '19
Yvonne Kraus

 

US Forest Service Superintendent Rodney Smoldon recently issued a Final Decision Notice on the controversial and long-overdue Colville National Forest Management Plan Revision.

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25 | Nov | '19
Yvonne Kraus

 

A significant portion of my fall was dominated by e-MTB advocacy work. Choosing whether to engage in the issue or not wasn’t an option as this growing segment of our sport is demanding more energy and resources to ensure its sustainable entry to trails.

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25 | Nov | '19
Ian Terry

 

Who will be riding trails 20 years from now? What land use and technology issues will mountain bikers face? Should Evergreen focus on flow trails or tech trails? Machine built or handbuilt?

Nearly 200 avid riders took a stab at questions like these at Evergreen’s annual Member Meeting held Tuesday, November 12 in Issaquah.

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22 | Nov | '19
Patrick Walker

 

Give 20 for Trails!

 

This #GivingTuesday, December 3rd we are asking 1,000 riders to give $20 for trails!

2020 is going to be another huge year for new trails in Washington. Evergreen in on track to build another 40 miles of trail with an expense of over $2 million. We need to raise $120,000 before December 31st to make sure our cash reserves are in good shape to start the 2020 build season.

 

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17 | Oct | '19
Ian Terry

 

Over 2,800’ of shuttle access vertical is now possible in Washington.

Beginning October 19, the new North Mountain trail system in Darrington is complete, officially open and ready to ride! 

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09 | Oct | '19
Bryan Connolly

 

Hello Washington!

 

As some of you already know, I have taken a six-week work sabbatical to pursue an opportunity to build alpine trails in Switzerland.

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23 | Aug | '19
Ian Terry

 

When did you join Evergreen? 

And, more importantly, why?

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