Upcoming Training Opportunities
The 2020 trail building season is right around the corner and we need your help to build and maintain Tahoe’s trails. Anyone interested in honing their trail-building skills can take advantage of one or more of our upcoming training opportunities. Email Patrick Parsel, our Trails Coordinator, at patrick@TAMBA.org for more details and to sign up.
March 29: First Aid and CPR Training
- 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in South Lake Tahoe
April 25-26: Chainsaw Training and Re-certification with the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and the Tahoe Rim Trail Association
- Open to TAMBA Crew Leaders and those planning to take TAMBA’s Crew Leader training in May
- First Aid/CPR is required
- April 25 is a classroom day and April 26 is a field day for certification or re-certification
May 9-10: Crew Leader Training
- Taught in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service
- First Aid/CPR is required
- May 9 is a classroom day and May 10 is a field day on the trail
- Limited to 20 people, free to TAMBA members
Over the Edge’s “Roll Into Spring” to Benefit TAMBA
Want to start off your spring mountain biking with a new set of sweet wheels? Local South Shore bike shop Over the Edge, with support from Santa Cruz Bicycles, is raffling off two Santa Cruz Reserve 30 carbon wheel sets: a 27.5-inch and a 29-inch set.
Entries are available until April 5 with the drawing on April 11. All proceeds will benefit TAMBA to help us build and maintain Tahoe-area trails.
Entry prices are:
$10.00 for 10 entries
$25.00 for 30 entries
$50.00 for 75 entries
$100.00 for 200 entries
Click here to enter before it’s too late! A huge thank you to Over the Edge for their ongoing support of TAMBA.
Strategic Planning Update
Over the winter, TAMBA’s Leadership Team met to brainstorm and mind map as part of our ongoing strategic planning process. Then various team members spent time drafting and refining our final Strategic Plan, with the ultimate goal of updating our existing planning documents and creating a framework to guide TAMBA into the future. We’re excited that after months of hard work we’ll be releasing our final Strategic Plan this spring.
If you’d like to get more involved with TAMBA, feel free to come to one of our monthly meetings to learn more about what’s going on or if you might be interested in taking on a leadership role. Here are the details of our monthly meetings:
When: Fourth Wednesday of each month
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Design Workshop, 128 Market Street, Suite 3E, Stateline, NV, 89449
Registration is now open!
Don’t miss the 2020 Tahoe Mountain Bike Festival, two days of fun for all ages at beautiful Tahoe Paradise Park in Meyers, CA.
The event will feature bike demos, the famous Triple Crown ride, the Intermediate Railroad-Cedar ride, food vendors, a beer garden, a kids zone, vendors, free live outdoor music, shuttles, a raffle, and more!
This is the largest of the three signature Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) events permitted by the U.S. Forest Service raising money for the local trails we all love.
Registration is now open – take advantage of early bird rates and save $$!
More info and registration at https://tahoemtbfestival.com/
Please contact us if you’re interested in volunteering or taking part as a vendor in this event.
When: June 20 & 21
Where: Tahoe Paradise Park 1011 E San Bernardino Ave, South Lake Tahoe, California 96150
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