Author Archives - Samuel Greear

2020 Report: Sturgis Zone

This report is a Zone report intended as a follow-on to our recently released Black Hills-wide report. This report covers the period since our last major update in 2017. The Sturgis Zone of Black Hills Trails has, in addition to new construction, also tackled existing maintenance tasks on the Centennial Trail #89 north of Dalton Lake…

2020 Report: Rapid City Zone

This report is the first Zone report and is a follow-on to our recently released Black Hills-wide report. This report covers the period since our last major update in 2017. Under the Black Hills Trails Forest-wide volunteer agreement, our volunteers have cleared the Centennial Trail #89 north of the Black Elk Wilderness in earnest each…

2020 Report: Relationships, Black Hills-wide

In 2017 Black Hills Trails entered into a Forest-wide volunteer agreement with the Black Hills National Forest. In each year subsequent BHT volunteers have put countless hours into maintaining 100+ miles of existing Forest Service system trails to keep them open for all users. The Centennial Trail, Buzzards Roost, Tinton, Rimrock, Little Spearfish, Deerfield, and…

Black Hills Area Community Foundation Grant

Black Hills Trails is pleased to announce it has received a $3,000 grant from the Black Hills Area Community Foundation. These funds will support over-snow Trail Grooming for Fat Biking on the Black Hills National Forest and throughout the northern Black Hills. Mountain Biking in the Black Hills area is as popular as ever, and with the…

Black Hills Area Trail Groups Join Hands

Trail groups come together to work toward connecting communities (Spearfish and Sturgis, SD) – The group known as Northern Hills Trails has been the lead proponent in the development of a modern stacked loop trail system for hiking and cycling on Lookout Mountain in Spearfish, SD. Black Hills Trails has led the development of the…

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