Poison Oak

Wherever you see Oak trees you will likely also find Poison Oak. The three leaved plant is found along parts of Sunset Ridge Trail and the entirety of El Prieto Trail.  Poison Oak is found near oaks and areas with moisture.…

Hansen Dam Advisory Board Meeting

MWBA  was present at the Hansen Dam Advisory Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 to support the biking community against a group that vilifies us. If you want a synopsis of the meeting from fellow mountain biker, advocate and champion of women…

Changing of the Guard

I am pleased to pass the reins of MWBA into the capable hands of Jenny Johnson, who was Vice President for the last year. Jenny was unanimously voted as MWBA’s President by our board. We’ve Done a Lot I have enjoyed participating in and contributing to…

Finishing the year on a great note!

MWBA’s Dec 2014 Sunset Trail work was a BIG SUCCESS 17 volunteers worked to repair water damage from the recent heavy rains in the Angeles.  Many new drainages were created to keep water from flowing down the center of Sunset Trail and a…

Cake Flipping Success!!

Thank you to everyone who came out for our 2014 Pancake Breakfast! The MWBA Pancake Breakfast gets better with each passing year.  At a new location this year, MWBA had a great turn out and the event was fantastic.  Farnsworth Park was family…

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Proclamation

The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument was formally designated by President Obama last Friday at Bonelli Park.  Today, the actual proclamation was released to the public and the San Gabriel National Monument is official. MWBA is proud to have actively participated…

MWBA Pancake Breakfast Details!

We have more details on the upcoming MWBA Pancake Breakfast! On Sunday, November 16, 2014 we will hold our famed Pancake Breakfast and Raffle at Charles Farnsworth Park in Altadena.  Many donors have already sent in great raffle prizes and…

MWBA & the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

As a result of a newspaper article in the Pasadena Star News, the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument proposal has spurred many questions from our members.  The article inaccurately states Judy Chu met with MWBA after the recent Baldwin Park meeting. MWBA has yet…

Trail Work to Ride Shuttle Program

MWBA is excited to announce our new collaboration with Southern California Outdoor Adventurers (SCOA). SCOA provides legal shuttle service to various trail heads in the San Gabriel Mountains, for those days when you want to go full hog on your…