Author Archives: Will Taygan

About Will Taygan

Running biodiesel, building singletrack, teaching Nordic Skiing, raising girls, and exploring the north.

The Eagle River Greenbelt

The π—˜π—”π—šπ—Ÿπ—˜ π—₯π—œπ—©π—˜π—₯ π—šπ—₯π—˜π—˜π—‘π—•π—˜π—Ÿπ—§ would create a hiking and biking path from the Eagle River Nature Center to the Glenn Hwy inside Chugach State Park.

It would help connect the π—”π—Ÿπ—”π—¦π—žπ—” π—Ÿπ—’π—‘π—š 𝗧π—₯π—”π—œπ—Ÿ by following the Historic Iditarod Trail and link the Crow Pass Trail to downtown Eagle River.

Please let your Alaska state legislator know your opinion on the Eagle River Greenbelt and the Alaska Long Trail, as both projects have been submitted for funding in this year’s capital budget.

#ConnectMirrorLake with

Hi folks! We need your help identifying dangerous locations for cyclists! Feb 14, 2022 is the AMATS/DOT deadline for bike path project nominations for the next 3 years. Any problem locations you can identify on will help us in our efforts.

You can also submit your own bike path nominations at:

Merry Masher 21 Course Map

The 2021 Merry Masher course is groomed and ready to ride! Course is counter-clockwise starting at the beach and then around Mirror Lake. Cut up at the Lakeside bench, out Easy Peasy, around Raven’s Ridge to Edmonds Lake, around the lake and up Red Bog trail to the clockwise entrance to Hot Tamale, cut left at the northern part of the 5k Multiuse and head back and take Wilson’s Way to the finish.