BMA was delighted to participate in the annual Colorado Mountain Bike Coalition Summit, held this year in Glenwood Spring on September 29. BMA Executive Director Wendy Sweet and Boulder Mountain Bike Patrol Director Rick Hackett joined 48 other representatives from mountain bike and trail organizations, land managers, sponsors and friends for a weekend of learning, sharing, and of course riding.
Formal Session Agenda
9:00am – 9:10am – Welcome Remarks + COMTB Coalition – Core Values & Goals
9:10am – 10:00 – Attendee Round Robins: Share your Org’s Story (recent successes & challenges).
10:00 – 10:10 – Break
10:10 – 10:40 – MTB Trails Panel: Challenges of Developing Advanced Features with Gary Moore (COMBA) and Tony Boone (Timberline Trailcraft)
10:40 – 12:00 – Adaptive MTB: Understanding Universal Access with Topher Downham and Quinn Brett
12:00pm – 12:30pm – Lunch (provided) + networking
12:30 – 12:45 – Glenwood Springs, Case Study: How to get more trails close to home with Mike Pritchard (RFMBA)
12:45 – 1:45 – Trails & Wildlife Panel: Successful Management Examples with Ernest Saeger (VVMTA) and Gary Tennenbaum (Pitkin County Open Space)
1:45 – 2:00 – Break
2:00 – 3:30 – State / Federal Land Agencies & the future of MTB trails & experiences with Tim Brass (DNR), Chris Pipkin (BLM), Chad Schneckenburger (USF) and Fletcher Jacobs (CPW)
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