24 Apr

The Next Evolution

Three weeks ago the Stewardship took our #dirtmagic show on the road, attending the 2nd Annual Mountain Ventures Summit (MVS) in Telluride, Colorado. MVS is a gathering of mountain communities across...
14 Apr

Reconnecting Downieville and Quincy by Trail

Downieville is our roots, it's where everything for SBTS and Yuba Expeditions began more than 25 years ago. Quincy is where SBTS has grown most over the last decade, with nearly 100 miles of new...
6 Apr

Feels Like Spring – Trailwork Report

The crew has been working steady on Halls Ranch and Fiddle Creek Ridge for the last couple of weeks. The focus has been brushing, log out and widening really tight old school switchbacks. This week...
14 Mar

We Need Your Comments For Downieville and Quincy Trailwork

We have applied for 2 Ground Operation grants this year and need your comments to CA-OHV on both so we can receive the grants and continue trail maintenance work through the summer of...
10 Mar

Promoted: Teal Stetson-Lee – New Event and Partnership Director

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Teal Stetson-Lee to the role of Event and Partnership Director. Teal started with the Stewardship in 2017 helping us out as an Event Manager organizing all...
6 Mar

2017 Partner and Volunteer of the Year

During the presentation at the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in early February, we were pleased to recognize Nakoma Resort as our Partner of the Year and Frank Gulla as our Volunteer of the Year. It was...
22 Feb

Yuba Expeditions Donates $6,600 to Sierra Frontier Medical Resources

Downieville bike shop commits to annual funding for full-time Paramedic Downieville, Calif. - Yuba Expeditions, a mountain bike-specific shop and shuttle service based in Downieville recently...
10 Feb

Notice of Downieville and Qunicy Trail Grant Application

The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewarship is applying for two California OHV grants for Downieville and Quincy: Maintenance on 56 miles of the Downieville Trail System Plumas County is applying for...
8 Feb

9 Miles of Community Building – The Story of Mills Peak Trail

What started in 2007 as a dream to construct a 9-mile multi-use singletrack trail with 3,000 vertical feet of elevation came to its full realization on January 16, 2018, when the final 1.7 miles of...
31 Jan

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Impact Report 2017

2017 Was a Hell of Year! Check out what we did in 2017, who we worked with, who we are reaching, our financial health and our look to the future. Believe in the #DirtMagic, as we are making it, and...
17 Jan

Mills Peak Finished: Old Wobbly, Falconer and Local Volunteers for the Win

Callused hands, burnt shoulders, fatigued backs and yet the SBTS crew builds on into the winter. To say that trail building beats up the body is an understatement. Our trail crew members are as hard...
18 Oct

Public Comments Needed for New Lost Sierra Trails

The communities of Portola and Gold Mountain near Nakoma Resort could soon be joined in Phase 1 of the Mohawk Rim Trail which is part of the Trail Master Plan for Eastern Plumas and Sierra County....
3 Oct

Downieville Downhill Now Boasts 7,000 Vertical Feet of Descending

Nine new miles of singletrack highlighted by access to old Pacific Crest Trail alignment The Lost Sierra region that includes the notorious Downieville Downhill is a model for true shared multi-use...
31 Aug

Storrie Student Crew’s Sierra Summer

Our Storrie Student Trail Crew gives 16 to 18 year old high school students the opportunity to learn and practice trail and life skills each summer. The program is a partnership between the Mount...
31 Jul

Is This the Greatest Trail Project in Our History?

Something exciting is going down in Downieville and it took a lot of people to make it happen. We are on the eve of building a brand new section of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). Besides this...
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