Mesa Land Trust and COPMOBA Release Video Highlighting Partnerships!

September 14, 2015
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GOCO Outreach Sessions Scheduled

August 31, 2015
Governor John Hickenlooper outlined the next steps for the Colorado the Beautiful Initiative in June 2015 at GOCO’s Outdoors Summit in Denver. He also announced the Colorado Department of Natural Resouces (DNR), in coordination with GOCO, nonprofit organizations and state agencies, will identify 16 important trail gaps, missing trail segments, and unbuilt trails across the state and elevate them to priority projects by 2016. GOCO has scheduled public meetings to give Coloradans an opportunity to learn more about the Colorado the Beautiful initiative and offer input on the 16 Trails in 2016 Project. Please attend the Grand Junction meeting on Thursday, September 3rd at 12 pm at 1307 North Avenue! For more information and to see the meeting schedule, click here!
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CBB Hut Trip Adventure by Jeff Johnson

August 26, 2015
I was lucky enough to win the Colorado Backcountry Biker (CBB) mountain bike hut trip at the COPMOBA/CMU fundraiser in March. The trip was donated by CBB of Fruita, CO owner, Kevin Godar, and shop manager, Tony Uriguen. Kevin was very helpful in organizing, planning and delivering a first class, three-day adventure into the Dominguez Canyon. My friend who joined me on the trip, Nick Bierman, and I met at CBB in Fruita for a brief orientation and then it was off to the drop point for our first day of riding. We added some extra miles and ended up with nearly 40 miles. We arrived at the hut to find our bags waiting as well a cooler full of beer and soda and another cooler full of food to be cooked on the grill. In [more...]
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COPMOBA Awarded $8000 REI Stewardship Grant for Ridgway Project!

May 14, 2015

The Ridgway Area Trails (RAT) Chapter of the Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association, Inc. (COPMOBA) has been awarded a $8,000 grant from REI to support the Ridgway Area Trails wayfinding sign project and trail enhancements! Congratulations RAT Chapter!

"We are excited to provide your organization with funding, but more importantly we are committed to strengthening our partnership. Working together, we hope to build greater awareness of your efforts to care for and increase access to the outdoor recreation places where our members and customers play, as well as REI’s investment in your organization." - Kristan Ragain, Community Affairs Program Manger, REI

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New COPMOBA Coordinator Announced!

September 18, 2014

Our search for a new coordinator for the organization is complete. The opening prompted interest by a wide array of very qualified and capable people, and we were fortunate to be able to work with so many great possibilities.

I'd like to introduce our new coordinator for COPMOBA - Kristina Kittelson. The board believes that Kristina will deftly provide the skills to support the organization today and aid in moving COPMOBA forward into new challenges. Kristina is passionate about mountain biking. A short introduction;

Kristina started mountain biking in 2001 and has been hooked on Grand Valley singletrack ever since. She has mountain biked all over the Western United Sates including Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, California, and Oregon but thinks the best mountain bike trails are right here in our backyard. She is passionate about mountain biking and has been involved with COPMOBA since [more...]
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