DONATE $215 to MWBA to get your Black Camo 14L Hauser Hydration Backpack with an MWBA Patch! PRE-ORDER CLOSED ACRE/Mission Workshop has generously offered to build MWBA donors custom Hauser backpacks with our MWBA patches. These limited edition Black Camo packs will have our MWBA patches sewn on during assembly and will retain the excellent weatherproofing the bags … [Read more...] about PRE-ORDER a Custom Mission Workshop 14L Hauser Backpack
MWBA President, Jenny Johnson's Review of 2015 At the end of each year, we always think, wow, how can the next year get any better? 2015 was no different. Thanks to the diligent work of the MWBA Board, our members, our tireless volunteers, and the other local advocacy groups, 2015 was another year of pretty cool and impactful milestones. MWBA's Big Success in … [Read more...] about President’s Review of 2015
If you have spent any time volunteering on trail work in the Angeles National Forest, you have most likely met â€œThe McGuires.â€ Mike and Robin McGuire are active members of both MWBA & CORBA and are a great example for all of us to follow. Their smiles and hard work have been present on trail workdays for decades. "The McGuires'" positive attitude has been a spark to … [Read more...] about Mike and Robin McGuire, 2015 Volunteers of the Year
Built by MWBA volunteers in the early 1990s, the Ken Burton trail was constructed by mountain bikers specifically for all trail users. The 2009 Station Fire damaged the trail and the following massive sediment flows destroyed the Gabrielino trail below. In the 6 years since the fire, nature heavily overtook the trail. In late 2015, CORBA & MWBA volunteers started … [Read more...] about The Ken Burton trail and early MWBA success.
Our local mountain biking history is fascinating. As a teenager in the early 1990s, I heard many stories of mountain biking's past in the Santa Cruz mountains. Our riding group was made up of local bike shop employees and early mountain bikers from the Bay Area. Learning to ride while mountain bike access was seriously controversial was a great lesson in trail courtesy. I was … [Read more...] about MWBA History – Ray Juncal and his MWBA Artwork