Category Archives: Work Party

Trail Building Starts July 16th!

We are happy to announce that phase two trail construction will begin July 16th!

This year we have new TRAIL CREW hats to recognize folks who volunteer at least 10 hours on phase two trail building crews.

We hope to see you all sporting one!



1. Thursday July 19th 6:30-8:30pm

2. Thursday July 26th 6:30-8:30pm

3. Thursday Aug 2nd 6:30-8:30pm

4. More dates to be announced.

We meet at the Mirror Lake Singletrack Trailhead at the north end of the parking lot, the far end away from the lake.Come out and join us!

Late September Work Parties.

edmondstrails_9_14layersWe’ve got about 1/2 mile of trail left to cut, and also need to clears hazards along the entire system.  Join us at the second trail crossing on Camp Gorsuch Rd for our semi-weekly trail building sessions!

WEDS SEP 21st 6-8pm

SUN SEP 25th 1-4pm

WEDS SEP 28th 6-8pm

Bring work gloves and a lopper if you have one.  Youth under 18 will need a parent signature.

If you have a group that would like to come out and help, you may join us on our regular work days, or we can schedule a special session for you.


Weekend Mirror Lake MTB Trail Building Volunteer Work Parties

cmbr4Hooray! We’ve got a few weekend work parties for you all!

Sunday Sep 11th, Saturday Sep 17th, and Sunday Sep 25th all from 1-4pm. Meet on Camp Gorsuch Rd at the 2nd trail crossing (before the Boy Scout Camps – the link on the map is a little too far down the road).

We have a lot more root cutting, trail raking and slope smoothing to do. Bring work gloves, a lopper or hand pruner if you have one, and youth under 18 will neeed a parent signature.

Goal: Hand/Tool work for finishing sections of newly cut trails.

We will continue to need volunteers every Wednesday 6-8:30pm, and either Saturday or Sunday from 1-4pm until the trails are completed or we reach our termination date in late September or early October.

MTB trail building at Mirror Lake #4

Join Chugach Mountain Bike Riders, Alaska Trails and Ptarmigan Ptrails for our weekly Wednesday night trail building work parties! We are putting in the first 3 miles of mountain bike flow trails at Mirror Lake Park before the snow flies! Bring work gloves. Youth need a parent signature on their waiver form. Thanks!

We have had dozens of volunteers turn out for the first three workdays and have been able get almost half of the trails completed, but we can still use all the help we can get!

WHERE: Mirror Lake Park, Mirror Lake Spur, Chugiak, AK (Take the Mirror Lake exit off the Glenn Hwy. Meet at the Alaska Trails tool trailer in the parking lot furthest from the lake.)

WHEN: Wednesday, September 7th, 6:30-8:30pm – Rain or Shine!