BLACK ROCK PARKING LOT RULES AND ETIQUETTE

 

DON’T BE THE RIDER THAT RUINS THE ACCESS FOR EVERYONE.
RULES TO FOLLOW

• NO ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN THE PARKING LOT
• NO NUDITY – USE THE CHANGING ROOM
• KEEP YOUR DOG LEASHED WHILE CROSSING CAMP TAPAWINGO PROPERTY
• DO NOT LITTER – PACK IT IN PACK IT OUT
• SLOW SPEEDS WHILE CROSSING CAMP TAPAWINGO PROPERTY

Get Out and Shred!!

Conditions have been excellent at Black Rock as of late with all the un-seasonably warm weather we have been having.  If you are out riding and see any our awesome trail managers lend a hand if you can or let them know how great they are for keeping things running so good all over the mountain.

Berm

 

2014/15 BRMBA Trail Maintenance Days

Come out and help us maintain the trails, re-build and update old trail features, throw dirt and earn some trail karma. Meeting time is at 9am at Basic Training, where we have everyone sign waivers. If there are individuals that are under eighteen who would like to volunteer, we are required to obtain a signature from a parent of guardian on the waiver. We try to work in small teams of four to six people, on different projects, depending on the tasks at hand. We usually try to have the day’s work done by 3pm. For more info on trail building activities, including updates on maintenance day closures for inclement weather, please check us out on Facebook under Black Rock Trail Builders, or BRMBA. The Schedule of Trail Maintenance Days is as follows:

December 14th, January 10th, April 12th, May 9th, and June 14th.

Upcoming plans: 

-Bonzai DH is getting updated all over. Re-route of BD6 is half way done.

-Sickter Gnar is getting Gnarly. Re-due of aircraft hanger on SG4. New ladder feature on SG6.

-Grannies Kitchen is Cooking. The Cheese Grater is getting an overhaul, and the Wall Ride is getting a re-build.

-Sunday Stroll is strolling right along with Brake Check. 

-Slayer is getting some flow.

-Dino’s Run Around is getting epic.

-Basic Training is getting progressive with some longer flow lines. Getting a pump track, a larger green area, and new updated blue and black lines.

Trail Work on lower grannies kitchen.

Trail Work on lower grannies kitchen.

First Time To Blackrock And Don’t Own Body Armor?

 Click here for a great article showing that you can wear lycra and enjoy all the hardwork that BRMBA has built for varying user groups. Remember that you don’t always have to “Go Big or Go Home”, you can “Go Big or Go Around” and have a great time.

Rider EGP Photo: Nathan

Rider EGP
Photo: Nate

Blackrock can be ridden by riders on hardtail 26/29ers, full suspension mtn bikes of varying wheel sizes and travel. We have even seen BMX bikes and unicycles out on the trails.  At a minimum riders are asked to wear a helmet when on the Mt. Brown trails. Elbow/knee pads, gloves and full face helmets are strongly encouraged but not required. Chest/back body armor are also a good idea but are bulky and hot when climbing. Many riders like to think of Blackrock as armor assisted cross country(aka Freeriding). Many riders push their 40+lb bikes up and have a great time descending on the longer travel bikes that excel in railing the bikes into the corners and jumps. But 20-30lb XC or all-mountain bikes can have a great time.