Summer Love for Lander Sinks Canyon and Laramie Pole Mountain Trails and What’s Next

This past summer was a busy one for Wyoming Pathways, as our focus shifted to trails.  Following on the heels of a successful Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit in Jackson in May, we began looking ahead to two major trail building and maintenance projects in Lander and Laramie. Known as the “Lander Sinks Canyon Brewer’s TrailRead 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.

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

Southeast Wyoming Women Building Skills and Finding Friends In Mountain Biking

By Jenn Hess and Lisa Marno This women’s season started in June with the first annual Rowdy Gowdy Women’s Mountain Bike Camp.  Jenn Hess, a local shredder with a passion for networking lady mountain bikers through skill building, dreamed of and organized the camp.  The two-day event included bike maintenance, basic skills, and advanced skillsRead more

View Images from the Pole Mountain Trail Project

We have added some new images of the trail work being done as part of the Pole Mountain Trail Project.  Great progress was made on improving the trails at Pole Mountain by the first hitch of the Wyoming Conservations Corps crews, working under the direction of trail consultant Scott Linnenburger.  The second hitch of WCCRead more

Volunteers Get Their Hands Dirty at Pole Mountain “Dig Day”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (download the Wyoming Pathways press release) June 9, 2017 CONTACT: Tim Young, Executive Director, (307) 413-8464, Volunteers Get Their Hands Dirty at Pole Mountain “Dig Day” Great Turnout for National Trails Day Event Shows Community Commitment to Improve the Trails at Pole Mountain [LARAMIE, WY]— On Saturday, June 3rd, the UniversityRead more

Pole Mountain Grant Approved

Great news! Wyoming Pathways’ grant request to the Wyoming Recreational Trails Program for trail maintenance and improvements at Pole Mountain was approved today! As many may recall, Wyoming Pathways sponsored the Pole Mountain Trail Charrette in Laramie this past August. The Charrette brought together the USFS and regional trail using groups and others to identifyRead more

Global Fat Bike Day – Saturday, December 3rd

Celebrate Global Fat Bike Day this Saturday, December 3rd. Get a jump on your winter riding with this celebration of big tire bikes. Learn more about GFBD here: If you are in the vicinity, join Wyoming Pathways board member, Gordon Edwards, and others at Glendo State Park to celebrate the day.  Riders will be meetingRead more

Pole Mountain Trail Charrette Photos

View photos from the August 12, 2016 Pole Mountain Trail Charrette held in Laramie, WY. 2016 Pole Mountain Trail Charrette – Laramie, WY

Cheyenne Cycling Tragedy Points Out Need for Improved Cycling Safety Awareness

While bicycling is a fun and healthy activity, its not without risks. As summer weather finally arrives in Wyoming and many of us are getting out to enjoy a bike ride, a recent fatal crash in Cheyenne  reminds us of the importance to ride with care. Details are still being gathered in this case, whereRead more