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Meet our new Trails Program Director
News

Meet our new Trails Program Director

BMA is stoked to be hiring Mike Rutter as our new full time Trails Program Director! This position has been years in the making and is designed to provide BMA with a liaison to public land agencies and to coordinate our volunteer trail building crews.
Read More
UPDATED: Valmont’s getting a paved pump track this summer!
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UPDATED: Valmont’s getting a paved pump track this summer!

To address the needs for skating and biking in Boulder, the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation is completing a project in 2020 to design and build new skate and pump track features at Valmont City Park.
Read More
UPDATED: Boulder Canyon Construction Impacts Betasso and Chapman Trails
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UPDATED: Boulder Canyon Construction Impacts Betasso and Chapman Trails

The Canyon Trail bike path is expected to re-open mid to late December 2020. Cycling is permitted in both directions on Boulder Canyon Drive through the work zone.
Read More
Trailforks Winter Map
Fatbiking Riding Tips

Trailforks Winter Map

Did you know you can see summer and winter maps on Trailforks? This is especially useful for the Brainard Lake Recreation Area that has trails that only exist in the winter, and Little Raven trail changes from bike accessible in the summer to ski only in the winter.
Read More
How to Make More Fun (Fatbiking) Trails
Fatbiking Riding Tips

How to Make More Fun (Fatbiking) Trails

Backcountry snow riding comes with rewards and challenges. Unlike groomed trails at a Nordic center, in the backcountry there are no hard and fast rules, but we can do a lot to “self-groom” a trail to be awesome (or trash it so it’s basically unrideable).
Read More
BMA is hiring a Trails Program Director!
News

BMA is hiring a Trails Program Director!

BMA is seeking candidates for a new full-time position as BMA Trails Program Director. This position is responsible for developing and implementing BMA’s Trails Program.
Read More
My 5 Year Journey to Falling in Love with Fatbiking
Fatbiking

My 5 Year Journey to Falling in Love with Fatbiking

My first fatbike ride was in January 2014, but I didn’t fall with the sport and buy my own fatbike until January 2019. I’ll share what I did wrong and what I didn’t know so you don’t have to miss out on 5 years of fun.
Read More
Fatbikeology
Fatbiking

Fatbikeology

Catch the recording of our 12/17/2020 Fatbiking 101 Zoom meeting.
Read More
Schedule Your Colorado Gives Gift Today
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Schedule Your Colorado Gives Gift Today

We don’t know exactly what 2021 holds for us but with the increased wear and tear on the trails, whatever rehabbing Heil Valley Ranch holds in store for us, and new opportunities as they arise, we need you to be there for the trails like they were there for us.
Read More
BMA’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity
News Social Rides

BMA’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity

Boulder Mountainbike Alliance is taking steps to be more welcoming and inclusive for first-time riders, women, BIPOC folks, and anyone who might not see themselves represented in typical mountain bike culture.
Read More
Heil Fire Update
News

Heil Fire Update

At the Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee (POSAC) meeting, Boulder County Parks & Open Space Director (BCPOS) Eric Lane and Senior Forestry Resource Specialist Stefan Reinold gave a great update on their initial look at fire impacts to Heil Valley Ranch.
Read More
A sign of the times
Magnolia

A sign of the times

BMA and Contour Logic installed trail signs in the West Mag lower system in November! Gone are the days of random trail numbers or no markers at all.
Read More
Maryland Mountain Sneak Peek
Maryland Mountain News Trail Building

Maryland Mountain Sneak Peek

Take a look at the new multi-use trails at Maryland Mountain in Black Hawk and get a sneak peek at the bike-only trails coming at you in 2021!
Read More
Boulder County Fire Resources
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Boulder County Fire Resources

Two major forest fires started burning in Boulder County the weekend of October 17, including the CalWood Fire that burned significant acreage at Heil Valley Ranch.
Read More
Time to Dust off Your Lights, It’s Night Riding Season!
Riding Tips

Time to Dust off Your Lights, It’s Night Riding Season!

Just because the days are getting shorter doesn't mean the end of your evening rides. With the right gear (and good conditions) you can get in an after-work ride year round.
Read More
October 3 is Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day
News

October 3 is Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Celebrate IMBA's Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day with family and friends!
Read More
Brutes Crush 2020 Season
BRUTE Squad

Brutes Crush 2020 Season

The Brute Squad still trained hard to ride stronger, smarter, longer and funner even with all their races canceled this year.
Read More
New Community Ditch Trail is Open
Trail Building

New Community Ditch Trail is Open

BMA and City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) opened the new and improved Community Ditch realignment on September 19!
Read More
New Trail System in Black Hawk
Maryland Mountain Trail Building

New Trail System in Black Hawk

BMA is stoked to be teaming up with the Colorado Mountain Bike Association to help the City of Black Hawk develop a new trail system!
Read More
Weigh in on bike amenities in Boulder County
News

Weigh in on bike amenities in Boulder County

This month you have the opportunity to weigh in on TWO Boulder County bike projects - a Boulder to Erie gravel regional trail and Wonderland Lake amenities.
Read More
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News

Meet our new Trails Program Director

BMA is stoked to be hiring Mike Rutter as our new full time Trails Program Director! This position has been years in the making and is designed to provide BMA with a liaison to public land agencies and to coordinate our volunteer trail building crews.
Read More
News

UPDATED: Valmont’s getting a paved pump track this summer!

To address the needs for skating and biking in Boulder, the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation is completing a project in 2020 to design and build new skate and pump track features at Valmont City Park.
Read More
News

UPDATED: Boulder Canyon Construction Impacts Betasso and Chapman Trails

The Canyon Trail bike path is expected to re-open mid to late December 2020. Cycling is permitted in both directions on Boulder Canyon Drive through the work zone.
Read More
Fatbiking Riding Tips

Trailforks Winter Map

Did you know you can see summer and winter maps on Trailforks? This is especially useful for the Brainard Lake Recreation Area that has trails that only exist in the winter, and Little Raven trail changes from bike accessible in the summer to ski only in the winter.
Read More
Fatbiking Riding Tips

How to Make More Fun (Fatbiking) Trails

Backcountry snow riding comes with rewards and challenges. Unlike groomed trails at a Nordic center, in the backcountry there are no hard and fast rules, but we can do a lot to “self-groom” a trail to be awesome (or trash it so it’s basically unrideable).
Read More
News

BMA is hiring a Trails Program Director!

BMA is seeking candidates for a new full-time position as BMA Trails Program Director. This position is responsible for developing and implementing BMA’s Trails Program.
Read More
Fatbiking

My 5 Year Journey to Falling in Love with Fatbiking

My first fatbike ride was in January 2014, but I didn’t fall with the sport and buy my own fatbike until January 2019. I’ll share what I did wrong and what I didn’t know so you don’t have to miss out on 5 years of fun.
Read More
Fatbiking

Fatbikeology

Catch the recording of our 12/17/2020 Fatbiking 101 Zoom meeting.
Read More
News

Schedule Your Colorado Gives Gift Today

We don’t know exactly what 2021 holds for us but with the increased wear and tear on the trails, whatever rehabbing Heil Valley Ranch holds in store for us, and new opportunities as they arise, we need you to be there for the trails like they were there for us.
Read More
News Social Rides

BMA’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity

Boulder Mountainbike Alliance is taking steps to be more welcoming and inclusive for first-time riders, women, BIPOC folks, and anyone who might not see themselves represented in typical mountain bike culture.
Read More
News

Heil Fire Update

At the Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee (POSAC) meeting, Boulder County Parks & Open Space Director (BCPOS) Eric Lane and Senior Forestry Resource Specialist Stefan Reinold gave a great update on their initial look at fire impacts to Heil Valley Ranch.
Read More
Magnolia

A sign of the times

BMA and Contour Logic installed trail signs in the West Mag lower system in November! Gone are the days of random trail numbers or no markers at all.
Read More
Maryland Mountain News Trail Building

Maryland Mountain Sneak Peek

Take a look at the new multi-use trails at Maryland Mountain in Black Hawk and get a sneak peek at the bike-only trails coming at you in 2021!
Read More
News

Boulder County Fire Resources

Two major forest fires started burning in Boulder County the weekend of October 17, including the CalWood Fire that burned significant acreage at Heil Valley Ranch.
Read More
Riding Tips

Time to Dust off Your Lights, It’s Night Riding Season!

Just because the days are getting shorter doesn't mean the end of your evening rides. With the right gear (and good conditions) you can get in an after-work ride year round.
Read More
News

October 3 is Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Celebrate IMBA's Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day with family and friends!
Read More
BRUTE Squad

Brutes Crush 2020 Season

The Brute Squad still trained hard to ride stronger, smarter, longer and funner even with all their races canceled this year.
Read More
Trail Building

New Community Ditch Trail is Open

BMA and City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) opened the new and improved Community Ditch realignment on September 19!
Read More
Maryland Mountain Trail Building

New Trail System in Black Hawk

BMA is stoked to be teaming up with the Colorado Mountain Bike Association to help the City of Black Hawk develop a new trail system!
Read More
News

Weigh in on bike amenities in Boulder County

This month you have the opportunity to weigh in on TWO Boulder County bike projects - a Boulder to Erie gravel regional trail and Wonderland Lake amenities.
Read More
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There’s plenty of parking at Heil Valley Ranch right now. Main Trailhead closes at noon but the Corral lot is open all day. Come on out! #boco_trails

⭐ Last chance to order BMA gear (Really!) 🌈😸🦈 -
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😎 BMA Gear - Order by 6/27, 💗 Favorite Heil Rides & This Week with BMA - #boco_trails https://mailchi.mp/bouldermountainbike/june2022-2

Who wants a cowboy cat 🐈 riding a rainbow 🌈 shark 🦈 in space 🌌 mountain bike jersey?!? Proceeds benefit trails in #Boulder #BoulderCounty! 😃 Order from the BMA @PrimalWear store by June 27! ➡️➡️➡️ https://via.primalcustom.com/products/mens-ilex-mtb-jersey-3-4-sleeve-t07215a-9 #fresh #threads

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This Week with BMA: Order BMA Gear, On the Trail Skills, Rides, Trail Building - https://mailchi.mp/bouldermountainbike/thisweek20220620

Due to unsafe road conditions caused by recent weather and for resource protection, some roads on the Boulder Ranger District are delayed in opening. These include Middle St. Vrain, Caribou and Coney Flats. See the closure order at https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd1035109.pdf.

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Heil Valley Ranch South Side Trails Are Now Open! The Corral and Main trailheads and associated trails are open for on-trail use as of today, June 16. Enjoy! #boco_trails https://lnks.gd/2/pnJdNV

(1/7) If planning a visit to Heil Valley Ranch, check the flood risk before heading out. We asked our friends at US National Weather Service Denver/Boulder Colorado for insight on this new infographic.
During the thunderstorm season -

Heil reopens tomorrow, Thursday June 16 at sunrise!
🔹 Main trailhead parking lot closes daily at noon through Sept. 30
🔹 Corral trailhead parking and all trails are open sunrise to sunset
🔹 In case of flash flooding, use evacuation routes
https://www.bouldermountainbike.org/south-heil-reopens-june-16/ #boco_trails

Heil Ranch will open at sunrise tomorrow! A few things to be aware of when you visit: The Main Trailhead closes at Noon everyday for flood threat. Visitors must stay on trail thru the burn areas. Be aware of flood safety signs, & expect weeds. #boco_trails

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📢 Heil Reopens Thursday June 16, Krazy Kitty Jerseys, North Sky Budget Approved and She Digs - https://mailchi.mp/bouldermountainbike/june2022 #boco_trails

Some of you have asked about the smoky sky this morning. That smoke aloft is primarily drifting into Colorado from the Pipeline Fire near Flagstaff, AZ, which ignited yesterday.

Here's a forecast loop showing projected smoke through today. #COwx

This Week with BMA: Town Hall, Trail Building, Skills, Rides - https://mailchi.mp/bouldermountainbike/this_week20220612

TRAIL CLOSURE UPDATE: The main trailhead at Hall Ranch remains CLOSED through today, June 10, for CDOT roadwork. It will reopen tomorrow, June 11, at sunrise. #boco_trails

Tonight, the Open Space Board of Trustees unanimously approved the budget for @boulderosmp 's North Sky trail! Construction is expected to begin in 2023. #boco_trails
Learn more: https://bouldercolorado.gov/projects/north-sky-trail-project

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