Voting for Bell Bike Trail Grant Opens for West Coast

4/16/2015 : sicklines

, Voting for Bell Bike Trail Grant Opens for West Coast

The power is now in your hands to vote in the Bell Built trail grant for 2015.  Pick your favorite west coast trail initiative and share with your friends!

If you’re not familiar with the Bell Built trail grant you can learn more at http://www.bellhelmets.com/bell-built/

WEST REGION entries are now open to vote on.  Below are the ones you can pick from.

1. Sky Tavern Bike Park DH Trail

  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Sponsor: Sky Tavern Bike Park Advisory Group
  • Link to page: http://www.bellhelmets.com/bell-built/sky-tavern-bike

Description: With lift-served access on the outskirts of Reno, the Sky Tavern Bike Park already provides a downhill track and a dual slalom course. The proposed new trail will feature a mix of natural features and machine-built sections, including natural rock gardens, steep rolldowns, jumps, and berms, dropping 650 vertical feet.

2. Exchequer Mountain Bike Park

  • Location: Mariposa, CA
  • Sponsor: Merced Irrigation District
  • Link to page: http://www.bellhelmets.com/bell-built/exchequer-mountain-bike

Description: The Bell Built trail will be a highlight of a new bike park located within two hours of the Bay Area, home of hundreds of thousands of mountain bikers. With a handful of trails already in place the gravity run will challenge riders and offer panoramic views of the open terrain.

3. Chutes and Ladders (Alsea Falls)

  • Location: Alpine, OR
  • Sponsor: BLM + Team Dirt
  • Link to page: http://www.bellhelmets.com/bell-built/chutes-and-ladders

Description: Tucked into the Oregon Coast Range, “Chutes and Ladders” will be the most difficult trail in this rapidly developing network. The steep, forested terrain will offer opportunities for chutes, roots, rocks, and built features over the 900′ vertical drop.


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