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Your ATA June Update

Trail Day, Gnar Weasels and more!



June Trail Day June 17th 8:30 AM -We will meet at the Swoops parking, across from the State Park entrance on Back Mountain Road (route 44A) at 8:30. This is a special Trail Day to work toward making Swoops & Loops and Cloud Spin accessible to adaptive mountain bikes. If you have ridden or run in the Vermont 50, or just cheered the competitors on, you were supporting Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports! Now you can help make some of our trails accessible to these very athletes. We’ll head out to widen some tread, pinch points and bridge decks, and to generally make the trails more adaptive mountain bike (aMTB) friendly. We’ll have a bunch of tools, but if you have a screw gun, prybar, shovel, hoe, loppers, bow saw or pick mattock, bring it along, as well as gloves, water, bug repellent, and a snack. At 12:00 we’ll call it a day and meet back at parking for some lunch. See you then.


Check out the course: Strava Map or at Trailforks Map

These trails will be closed July 8th from 10AM to 3PM.

Gnar Weasels is back at Ascutney for another year of rad mountain bike racing! Registration details and race times can be found at: https://www.bikereg.com/gnar-weasels. ATA members receive a discount entry!!!!! Check your email inbox soon. Race Organizers are in need of a few volunteers to help show off our amazing trails. Volunteers receive a free lunch, and free race entry (volunteer for the early race, race the late race for free!!) Volunteer sign up: https://volunteersignup.org/D397E

New to racing? No problem, there's a category for that! Want to just see what a race is all about? Just hungry for lunch? Come grab a meal from the Trail Break Taco Truck!!!!!!


ATA Annual Member Meeting

It all happened on Wednesday, Jun 7, 2023 at 6:00PM in the Windsor Welcome Center. Each Board member presented a topic using this Annual Meeting Presentation. Near the end of the meeting the ATA members present voted for a total of four board members. Two serving a second term and two that will start their first term. Welcome new members G (Granzia Gaudencja) and Wendi Reuter-Lorenz. Tim Banker and Mike Andersen were re-elected to a second term. Thank you all for your volunteer service to ATA!


ATA has set up a volunteer task page for our ongoing volunteer opportunities. If you can’t make a trail day and want to help out check the Volunteer page on our website and select Ongoing Trail Tasks to see a list of tasks and sign up for opportunities. Feel free to email trails@ascutneytrails.com or info@ascutneytrails.com with any questions. Also check out our event volunteer page if you’d like to help us put on Ascutney Day, trail days or the hill climb.


Support ATA, become a member through vmba.org and choose ATA.

Did you know ATA is a registered charity on Paypal? Go to your profile and set ATA as your favorite charity.

Whenever you use paypal to purchase goods or services online you can check a box during checkout to donate $1. Every dollar helps us maintain the trails on the mountain, trail projects, hold events, pay for trail builders, and provide food for volunteers during trail days. (You can also donate from our website.)


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