PTAG Sponsored Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew Visit to Frick Park, Pittsburgh.
The International Mountain Bicycling Associationâ€™s Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew will be in Pittsburgh October 20-22, 2006 to talk trails, teach sustainable trailbuilding techniques, and spend quality time digging in the dirt at Frick Park.
Please join Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew members Ryan Schutz and Kristin Butcher for any or all of the events below.
These events are free and open to the public, but please reserve a seat for the Saturday morning trailbuilding school by contacting Karl Rosengarth at email@example.com
or 412-767-5021. (Walk-ins are welcome but can't be guaranteed seating and lunch for the classroom session.)
Friday, October 20, 2006 7-9 P.M.
IMBA Slideshow and Social Hour
REI, 412 South 27th St. in the South Side Works
Peter Greninger (412-488-9410)
Join us for a multi-media presentation about IMBA's work around the world - with amazing photos and video from the U.S., Canada, Wales, Italy, Australia, Mexico, and beyond. Meet the trail care crew and get to know more of your fellow local mountain bikers.
Saturday, October 21
IMBA Trail Care Crew Class and Work Session
- IMBA Trailbuilding School 9 a.m. - Noon
Wilkins School Community Center, 7604 Charleston Ave., Regent Square
Learn the principles of building sustainable, fun trails in this classroom session. Reservations required.
- Mad Mex lunch provided to Trailbuilding School participants - Noon - 1:00 p.m.
-Trailwork (Frick Park) - 1:00-4 p.m.
Meet at Wilkins School Community Center, 7604 Charleston Ave., Regent Square. Head to Frick Park from there.
Apply what you've learned in the morning by building a trail in Frick Park with the experts. If you canâ€™t make the class, you are still welcome to join the trailwork session.
Sunday, October 22
IMBA Trail Care Crew Work Session and MTB Ride
- Trailwork â€“ 10 a.m.-Noon
Frick Park (Meet at the English Lane parking lot near the Blue Slide playground on Beechwood. Come at 9:30 for pre-work coffee and pastries!)
- Lunch: bring your own (snacks Courtesy of Clif Bar) - Noon-1:30 p.m.
- Trail Ride (weather permitting) - 1:30 p.m. start.
You are welcome to attend any or all of these events. If you can only attend one trailwork day, we recommend the Saturday trailbuilding school and trailwork session.
For more information or to register for the Saturday IMBA trailbuilding school, contact Karl Rosengarth at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 412-767-5021. Information will also be available on the Pittsburgh Trails Advocacy Group website, www.bike-pgh.org/ptag.html
Organized locally by Pittsburgh Trails Advocacy Group (PTAG) and presented in cooperation with Pittsburgh Department of Public Works Parks Division and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy.
The International Mountain Bicycling Association creates, enhances and preserves trail opportunities for mountain bikers worldwide. Since 1988, IMBA has been bringing out the best in mountain biking by encouraging low-impact riding, volunteer trailwork participation, cooperation among different trail user groups, and innovative trail management solutions. For more information visit www.imba.com