New England Mountain Biking

Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Likely meeting at the Holderness School/Ice Rink though this will be confirmed soon.

Registration: Registration is required. Space is limited to 10 people. Please register by Friday, October 8th. Click here to register.

This Week's Program: 

Learn about sustainable trail use and what that means for mountain biking. Meet others who are interested in the sport and share experiences and lessons learned. Explore some of the principles of mountain biking including, bike choice and set-up, technique, riding tips, and safety. Then head off to the trailhead for a short bike ride. We will take a few breaks throughout to discuss trail sections and ensure everyone is feeling comfortable.

Audience: All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Materials: Mountain bike, Helmet, Eye Protection, Gloves (optional), Water, Snack

This Week's LRCC Presenter: 

My name is Peter Rathsack and I am a Lakes Region Conservation Corps member. I have been a two wheeled fanatic for my whole life. The trails here vary greatly from my home state of Michigan and I have enjoyed the experience so far.

SLA's Adventure Ecology Programs:

Throughout the year, the Squam Lakes Association offers free programs open to the public on a variety of nature and conservation related topics. The Adventure Ecology programs are presented by the Lakes Region Conservation Corps members who spend their year on Squam performing important conservation work in support of the Association's mission. For more information about the SLA's educational programs please click here or call our office at (603) 968-7336.

Lakes Region Conservation Corps

The Lakes Region Conservation Corps (LRCC) is an AmeriCorps service program that develops skills and experiences for conservation professionals. LRCC members are the driving force behind the Squam Lakes Association’s conservation efforts. The program provides hands-on conservation work experience and numerous certifications over a broad range of areas, which ensures that LRCC members are capable of independently approaching a variety of tasks in the environmental conservation field. Members remove invasive species from the Squam watershed, manage and act as caretakers at our backcountry campsites, maintain the SLA’s 50+ miles of trails, educate the public on local and regional conservation initiatives, spearhead reports on conservation efforts, lead SLA volunteer crews and ensure the daily functioning of the Squam Lakes Association’s programs. Click here to learn more about LRCC.

 

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