Nonprofit Spotlight: COPMOBA of Grand Junction
The Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association, Inc. is a non-profit volunteer driven organization that builds and maintains single track mountain bike trails on the Western Slope. They are celebrating their 25 year anniversary of building trails on the Colorado Plateau in Western Colorado.
COPMOBA has chapters from Delta to the Uncompahgre area, so pick the chapter that works for you. Each chapter has a list of monthly events, so be sure to check their websites for an event near you.
You may find that this member driven organization is just what you've been looking for. Need more information before you sign up? You can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (970) 244-8877.
COPMOBA has a multitude of partners from US Forest Service to REI, so there is no shortage of support throughout the community. Working with a group like this is rewarding and certainly helps keep the trails open for all. We have thousands of cyclists come every year to enjoy our beautiful state, so do your part by joining COPMOBA keep the trails maintained for our guests.
If getting down and dirty on the trails isn't your thing, but you still want to help, you can donate! Any donation, of any size will assist this wonderful group in the maintaining, advocating, and building of local trails. You can donate here: http://www.copmoba.org/donate or send your donation to: COPMOBA, Inc. P.O. BOX 4602 Grand Junction, CO 81502. They certainly will appreciate it and your donation will be put to good use.
So if you live near Ridgway or Grand Junction and many places near there, you have the opportunity to join this accommodating association. They are one of the only nonprofit organizations on the Western Slope that keep trails open and maintained for mountain bikers. It truly is a wondrous thing when the community comes together to help expand the trails that Western Colorado has to offer.