Connected Communities

We are planning trails to connect towns in the Lost Sierra, check out this epic plan!

A Trail For Everyone

Watch Our Beautiful Short Film “A Trail for Everyone”

We’re thrilled to launch a short film about Connected Communities, the proposed “Lost Sierra Route” and the positive impact of linking 15 California mountain communities through trails.

Latest News

22 Oct

Registration Opens Tuesday October 24 for Lost and Found Gravel Festival

PORTOLA, CA—Registration opens on Tuesday, October 24th for the Lost and Found Gravel Festival, presented by Cervélo, a multi-distance gravel race and...
5 Sep

Sierra Nevada Conservancy Awards SBTS $747,445 for Construction of 15 Miles of OHV-Legal Singletrack on Verdi Ridge near Truckee

Commanding views of Stampede Reservoir and the Sierra Crest from Verdi Ridge - photo @ken_etzel Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS) is pleased to...
31 Aug

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Wins $50,000 Friesen Foundation Grant for the Indian Valley Loop

The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship is pleased to announce that it has received a $50,000 grant from the Friesen Foundation, a private family foundation...
28 Jul

Sierra Pacific Foundation Grant Supports SBTS Youth Crew Program

The funds are designated for general, non-wage-related support of the program, and will specifically help cover the cost of our van rental for the duration of...

Upcoming Events

May 3 - May 5 / 7am - 2pm Quincy, CA

Quincy Mountain Epic – May 3 – May 5, 2024

Jun 15 / 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM Portola, CA - The Lost Sierra

Lost and Found Gravel Grinder: June 15, 2024

Jul 11 - Jul 14 / early - late! Downieville, CA

Downieville Classic Mountain Bike Race – July 11 – 14, 2024

Aug 16 - Aug 18 / 7am - 2pm Downieville, CA

Downieville Mountain Epic – August 16-18, 2024

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3 Ways to Get Involved

Join the family, do good work and have a load of fun, our members provide a crucial backbone to our organization.

Join The Family

Become a Friend of the Trail Stewardship with a donation to our trail projects.

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The Adopt-A-Trail Program provides a way for businesses and individuals to take a leadership role in trail maintenance.

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