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Pole Mountain Trail Project Wins National Award

Exciting news…the Pole Mountain Trail Project won a national award from the Coalition for Recreational Trails. It’s great to get recognition for this project that brought together the US Forest Service, the Laramie Community, the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Conservation Corps (and us, of course) to accomplish something really worthwhile. We are glad toRead more

RFQ for Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project Available for Download.

For any professional trail builders interested in participating in Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project, a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) has been made available for download on the Phase 2 project page.  The deadline for submission of qualifications is end-of-day June 1, 2018.  All project details are contained in the RFQ.

Jackson Ranks High in People for Bikes “Bike-Friendly” Network Analysis and Wyo22 Pathway Progress.

Guess what? A Wyoming town just placed ahead of Boulder and Fort Collins in the latest People for Bikes Bicycle Network Analysis. The Analysis measures “bike-friendliness” and the town is Jackson. Although Jackson is a bit of a special case, it shows that it’s possible to achieve great things if you have committed advocates workingRead more

Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Report Released

Hot off the press is the new Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Report 2018. You can download the full report here. Prepared at the request of the Wyoming Legislature and Governor Mead, the 80-page report highlights the many benefits and opportunities of bicycling and walking for Wyoming communities, with helpful examples and resources.  The ReportRead more

Trail Grants Secured! Pole Mountain and Lander Trails to Benefit

January brought great news for trail lovers in Lander and Laramie – two new natural surface trail grants have been awarded to Wyoming Pathways for partnership projects with the forest service and local communities. With matching funds and volunteers, the two projects will invest over $100,000 in Wyoming’s public trail systems. The Laramie Pole MountainRead more

Tim Young Speaks at JH Nordic Alliance Fat Bike Meeting

Signs that the fat biking season is here…JH Nordic Alliance recently held their 2nd annual “Free Ski and Fat Bike Day” at Turpin Meadow Ranch, near Jackson. At the follow-up community meeting that evening, Pathways Executive Director Tim Young brought the attendees up to speed about what is going on with fat biking around theRead more

Tim Young Presents Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force Draft to Joint TRW Interim Committee

As you know, our Executive Director and Chairman of the Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force, Tim Young, presented the Task Force’s nearly complete draft report to the Wyoming Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Interim Committee on Monday. The presentation went well and the report is expected to be completed by Thanksgiving. ForRead more

Please Take the Adventure Cycling Association’s Survey

Our friends at the Adventure Cycling Association are developing their five year strategic plan and are seeking your input. To support their mission to “to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle”. They have a survey running until October 27th, the feedback from which will help them guide their advocacy efforts for the forseeableRead more

Productive NPLD Dig Day Wraps-Up Initial Phase of the Pole Mountain Trail Project

We had a great time at the National Public Lands Day community dig day at Pole Mountain this past Saturday in Laramie. This event, which also saw volunteers building new trail on the State Section of land just east of Laramie, was organized by the the UW Outdoor Program (thanks Dan McCoy and staff), WyomingRead more

Reminder: The Second Pole Mountain Dig Day is Saturday, September 30th.

Update: The event organizers have asked community members who want to participate in the event to register either at the SLCE office or online on Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-public-lands-day-trail-building-tickets-37711694694. Join us for another community dig day at Pole Mountain, this time to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 30, 2017.  We are hoping to do someRead more