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Pole Mountain Trail Project Phase 2 Gets Rolling

Things are moving along on Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project. We just posted some pretty instructive pictures of why some of the trails needed heavy maintenance and rerouting. Our goal is to end up with sustainable trails that are fun for all users, within the guidelines of the managing land agency. WeRead more

Brewer’s Trail Extension Complete

It’s a wrap! The Brewer’s Trail Extension Project is complete and there is a sweet new section of trail in Sinks Canyon, near Lander. This past Saturday, our Executive Director, Tim Young did the final walkthrough of the new trail section with the USFS, the trail consultant, Adam Buck and Lander Cycling representatives. Reports areRead more

Tim Young quoted in Rails to Trails Jackson Northern Pathway Article

Wyoming Pathways Executive Director, Tim Young, was quoted in a recent article by the Rails to Trails Conservancy about the Jackson pathway system.  The article also included a few of his photos as well, making it pretty easy to see why this is such a popular pathway.  The Tetons are always impressive! The world-class NorthernRead 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