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18 Aug

Taylorsville – first stop on the Connected Communities Tour

Connected Communities – an SBTS legacy project of joining 15 communities across three rural Northern California counties by trail – is officially up and running. After months of preparation, SBTS...
26 May

A New Trails Renaissance

If there's one thing learned from our newfound reality, it's that trails are an essential part of human existence. As long as organisms have roamed Earth under their own power, there have been...
7 May

25th Annual Downieville Classic Canceled

With great sadness the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship announces the cancelation of the 25th Annual Downieville Classic. Although the decision to cancel was agonizing due to the impact on racers,...
30 Apr

Santa Cruz Bicycles Manufactures and Donates PPE for Lost Sierra First Responders

(Downieville, CA) April 30, 2020 - The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship, in partnership with Yuba Expeditions bike shop and The Lure Resort in Downieville today announced a generous donation from...
16 Apr

SBTS Partner and Volunteers of the Year for 2019

WTB is the 2019 SBTS Partner of the Year! Wilderness Trail Bikes (WTB) has been a part of the Lost Sierra trail scene since the early 90’s when their staff visited Downieville for a Coyote...
10 Apr

Yamaha Awards grant of $26,822 to Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship

Donation to provide a fully equipped trail tools wagon as part of the ongoing effort to encourage safe, responsible and sustainable open riding areas in Plumas and Sierra Counties. Quincy,...
9 Apr

Lost and Found 2020 is Canceled

Yesterday we made the painful announcement that Lost and Found 2020 is now canceled to protect the safety of citizens and visitors to the Portola, CA area in early June. We responded to the urging of...
27 Mar

Comments Needed for 2020 Downieville and Quincy Trailwork

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS) has applied for four project grants this year and need your comments to CA-OHV on both so we can receive the grants and continue providing #dirtmagic to the...
24 Mar

Mountains to Meadows Registration Coming Soon

More than a gravel event, the “Original Gravel Enduro” is a celebration of the outdoors – come for the ride and stay for the party Good rides and good times with good people; it's a recipe...
14 Feb

25th Annual Downieville Classic Registration Opens February 17 at 8PM PST

Bar ends, V-brakes, three front chainrings and sub-par suspension with 80 millimeters of rubber elastomer travel; this was the mountain bike technology of the day when the first annual Coyote Classic...
28 Jan

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship is applying for CA OHV Grants

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship is applying to CA OHV to perform maintenance on the Downieville Trail System. For more information on this project head...
20 Jan

Lost and Found Gravel Grinder Registration Opens January 20

One of America's top gravel events expands for 2020 Celebrating its seventh anniversary of taking adventurous cycling souls through the remote and rugged beauty of the Lost Sierra near Lake Davis,...
29 Nov

SBTS Announces Mountains to Meadows

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Announces Mountains to Meadows The “Original Gravel Enduro” expands with a new name and more good times with good people  After a successful five-year...
12 Sep

NorCal Trail Stewardship Camp: 2019 Recap

We are pleased to share this story from Vanessa Hauswald, Executive Director of the NorCal High School Cycling League, about the summer camp we do in partnership with them each year. NorCal Trail...
2 Sep

Understanding E-bikes and What They Mean to Lost Sierra Trails

The mission of the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS), a 501c3 non-profit organization, is “Building sustainable recreation-based communities through stewardship, job creation and world-class...
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