The trail system has reopened on March 11, 2019 since its closure due to freeze thaw conditions.
The summit will offer chainsaw certification, crew leader certification, and lots of other educational opportunities for members, chapters, and land managers. We encourage you to attend and take advantage of these opportunities. Here’s what SORBA has to say about this year’s Summit: Join SORBA’s volunteers, land managers, advocates, and members in Johnson City,TN, May 15
This fundraiser’s purpose is to make a more sustainable enhanced trail entrance experience from parking gate to the existing turnpike at the entrance bridge for the Piney Knob Trail System in Murphy, NC. Materials will include gravel and mulch. All work to be done by Saba volunteer efforts. Approximately five hundred feet of sustainable road to trail conversion will be completed with this project along with approximately 40 SABA trail crew volunteer hours. This will give SABA the opportunity to show the city of Murphy it’s ongoing commitment and support for Piney Knob trails. The total fundraiser goal 2k. Natural Landscaping Services will be donating its machine time and crew as volunteer hours. Anyone donating to be listed on SABA Website. Fundraiser completion May 1 Project completion date May 31 All donations to be made to SABA and MUST specify that the donation is for the Piney Knob Trails When the fundraiser is complete, SABA will give the Final check to the City of Murphy DONATE to the PINEY KNOB ENTRANCE ENHANCEMENT PROJECT NOW!
Dates: Sunday March 10th 9:00 to 1:00 Saturday March 23rd 9:00 to 1:00 Mark your calendars! SABA will be leading trail clearing work days in preparation for future trail construction. This will consist of cutting brush/tree and clearing this from the flagged route. The terrain will vary- some sites are very steep, rocky or
Location: Mariolino’s Italian Cuisine (formerly Hayesville Family Restaurant) 495 US-64 BUS, Hayesville, NC 28904 This month’s topics: Fund Raising / Go Fund Me / Grant Money Assess Club Needs / Equipment for Trail Work Mountain Bike Clinic’s National Trail Day June 1st Dates for Spring & Fall Club Cookout / Pot Lucks Take a Kid
Our next monthly get together will be at Brother’s at Willow Ranch, 6223 US-76, Young Harris, GA 30582 on Friday, January 18th @6:00 in the main dinning room. RSVP by January 17th to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SABA Trail Committee is leading group trail work days at Jackrabbit on the dates listed below. The goal is to complete trail clearing in preparation for the construction of new trails later this year. Only SABA members who have taken the USFS chainsaw certification class will be permitted to use saw’s, but others are
Location: Mariolino’s Italian Cuisine (formerly Hayesville Family Restaurant) 495 US-64 BUS, Hayesville, NC 28904 This month’s topics: More fun initiatives in the coming year: Mountain / Road Biking Clinics. Club Cookouts / Pot Luck Socials. Club Rides / Camping Membership Drives, Fund Raiser Events, and Trail Work Days. Weather permitting, there may be a group