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2014 Year End Party

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The 2014 Year End Party is an event you don’t want to miss! With fun for the whole family, we look forward to seeing you!

 

$10 for members of Dirt Divas & Tarheel Trailblazers

 

$12 for guests of Dirt Divas or Tarheel Trailblazer member

 

Children age 10 & under always free

 

New this year – buy your ticket ahead of time and print it at home.

 

**Advance ticket purchases only, no tickets will be on sale at the door**

 

Bring Your Own Chair and BYOB!

 

This year’s agenda at a glance:

 

November 2, 2014

 

11:00am group mountain bike ride departs

 

1:00pm activities begin

 

4:00pm dinner available

 

5:00pm raffle/awards

 

9:00pm barn closes

 

Raffle tickets will be for sale at the door – 100% goes to Dirt Divas’ Project Angel. You can also renew your Dirt Divas and/or Tarheel Trailblazers membership at the event. We will have jerseys and DeFeet socks for sale.

 

What are you waiting for? Buy your ticket today!

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

In order to attend, you MUST either be a Dirt Diva or Tarheel Trailblazer member.

FALL TRIP 2014 – DUPONT & PISGAH

Fall Trip 2014: 

 

It’s that time of year again! The annual Fall Trip is here!

 

Sign Up for Members Only Spring and/or Fall Trips (Click On Link)

 

Departing Friday evening, September 26th, and returning Sunday evening, September 28th. You must be a current Dirt Diva member (have paid your $40 Membership Fee).

 Total cost = $115, which includes lunch both days catered by Pasta and Provisions, amazing breakfasts and dinners provided by Camp Green Cove, lodging, transportation for your bike/gear and yourself if desired, and guided mountain bike rides by skill level (beginner/casual, intermediate, advanced intermediate, and expert).

 We will be staying at Camp Green Cove, situated on Lake Summit.  The camp features beautiful grounds with a relaxing deck, hiking/biking trails, waterfalls and a fire pit for Saturday night!  The lodging features 6-12 bunks per cabin; bathrooms with showers are inside. We will be riding trails in Pisgah National Forest and DuPont. The 10,400 acre Dupont State Forest (DSF) offers mountain bikers nearly 100 miles of varied trails. While some of the trails here are typical for the region, a few others provide an experience not commonly found in the southern Appalachians: slickrock!  The Pisgah National Forest is a land of mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls, and heavily forested slopes. Comprised of over 500,000 acres, the Pisgah is primarily a hardwood forest with whitewater rivers, waterfalls and hundreds of miles of trails.

This is for Women Only!

 

Day Trip Fee:

If your not able to stay for the entire weekend, you can come up for the day, ride, and lunch it will be $25. No other options are available for this trip. For any other questions or clarification, please email [email protected]

Trip Refund policy:

 

If you notify the Event Planner within:
1)Eight Days or more before the trip (the Friday of the trip):  100% refund
2) 4-7 days before the trip:  50% refund
3) 0-3 days:  No refund.  Transfer to another individual (found by individual) permitted.

 

You can now pay for and register as a member of the Dirt Divas online as well register and pay for the trips online. However, if you prefer to mail a check, the mailing address is listed on the registration site. The deadline for registration is Friday, September 19th.

Spring Trip 2014

 

We have 2 annual weekend Diva trips each Spring and Fall to scenic mountain trails. What better way to spend a women’s getaway weekend than with great riding, hiking, card games, campfire fun and more?

 

Membership is required.

 

Sign Up for Members Only Spring and/or Fall Trips

     

    Spring Trip 2014:

    The spring trip is coming soon.  You will not want to miss. For this is the first time that we have offered a weekend trip to the ever-popular Kerr Scott Reservoir. The Kerr Scott network of trails offer an abundant of very smooth flowing trails as well as technical climbs, rocky switchback areas and short punchy climbs, all guarantee a smile on your face.

     

    We will be departing on Friday May 2nd and returning on Sunday May 4th.

     

    The 2014 Spring Trip cost is $150.00 until midnight on March 31 and $160.00 beginning April 1 and will include lodging in a very plush 8 bedrooms 8 bath home called the NC Wilderness Lodge, which is just a couple miles from the trailhead. This great home has a Hot Tub! Also included: 5 meals, transportation of you and your bike and 2 days of riding. The registration for the house is on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVE basis  (maximum occupancy of 20 people), so please do not delay in registering for this unique trip.

     

    Renew your membership and sign up for the spring trip before April 1 and receive a $10 discount. You must be a current Dirt Divas member in good standing to attend the Spring and/or Fall Trips.  If you have not yet paid your 2014 dues please complete a membership application at https://sites.google.com/a/dirtdivas.net/paypal/membership-form and pay your dues before signing up and paying for the weekend trip(s).

     

    New in 2014 – Prepay for Day Trip Options:

     

    1) Full Trip:  $150 through March 31 / $160 beginning April 1 (includes lodging, all 5 meals, riding, hanging out at the house both nights)

    2) Full Trip Camping Option:  $100 (includes camp site for 2 nights, all 5 meals, riding and hanging out at the house both nights)

    3) Saturday Only Day Trip with Meals:  $55 (includes 3 meals)

    4) Saturday Only Day Trip:  $35 (includes lunch)

    5) Sunday Only Day Trip:  $35 (includes lunch)

     

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    Fall Trip 2013:  (Information for 2014 Fall Trip to come soon…..)

    Departing Friday evening, October 4th, and returning Sunday evening, October 6th. You must be a current Dirt Diva member.

     

    Total cost = $110, which includes lunch both days catered by Pasta and Provisions, amazing breakfasts and dinners provided by Camp Green Cove, lodging, transportation for your bike/gear and yourself if desired, and guided mountain bike rides by skill level (beginner/casual, intermediate, advanced intermediate, and expert).

     

    We will be staying at Camp Green Cove, situated on Lake Summit.  The camp features beautiful grounds with a relaxing deck, hiking/biking trails, waterfalls and a fire pit for Saturday night!  The lodging features 6-12 bunks per cabin; bathrooms with showers are inside.We will be riding trails in Pisgah National Forest and DuPont.The 10,400 acre Dupont State Forest (DSF) offers mountain bikers nearly 100 miles of varied trails. While some of the trails here are typical for the region, a few others provide an experience not commonly found in the southern Appalachians: slickrock!The Pisgah National Forest is a land of mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls, and heavily forested slopes. Comprised of over 500,000 acres, the Pisgah is primarily a hardwood forest with whitewater rivers, waterfalls and hundreds of miles of trails.

    Day Trip Fee:

     

    If you are not able to stay for the entire weekend, you have additional options.  To come up for the day, ride, and lunch it will be $25.  Other options are available.  Please email [email protected].

    Trip Refund policy:

     

    If you notify the Event Planner within: 1)Eight Days or more before the trip (the Friday of the trip):  100% refund 2) 4-7 days before the trip:  50% refund 3) 0-3 days:  No refund.  Transfer to another individual (found by individual) permitted.

    2013 Spring & Fall Trips

    Spring Trip 2013:

    Departing Friday evening, May 3, and returning Sunday evening, May 5th. You must be a current Dirt Diva member.

     

    Total cost = $110, which includes lunches both days catered by Pasta and Provisions, amazing breakfasts and dinners provided by Camp Green Cove, lodging, transportation for your bike/gear and yourself if desired, and guided mountain bike rides by skill level (beginner/casual, intermediate, advanced intermediate, and expert).

    We will be staying at Camp Green Cove, situated on Lake Summit. The camp features beautiful grounds with a relaxing deck, hiking/biking trails, waterfalls and a fire pit for Saturday night! The lodging features 6-12 bunks per cabin; bathrooms with showers are inside. We will be riding DuPont on both days. The 10,400 acre Dupont State Forest (DSF) offers mountain bikers nearly 100 miles of varied trails. While some of the trails here are typical for the region, a few others provide an experience not commonly found in the southern Appalachians: slickrock! Rides that commence from the Sky Valley parking lot riding will contain gradual double track climbing, wonderful flowing down hills, a picturesque pond and a grassy field for our delicious and leisurely lunch. Rides that commence from the Cascade Lake parking lot will include scenes of the quarry, slickrock riding up and down and nice flowing down hills plus some technical descents.

     

    Fall Trip 2013:

    Departing Friday evening, October 4th, and returning Sunday evening, October 6th. You must be a current Dirt Diva member.

     

    Total cost = $110, which includes lunches both days catered by Pasta and Provisions, amazing breakfasts and dinners provided by Camp Green Cove, lodging, transportation for your bike/gear and yourself if desired, and guided mountain bike rides by skill level (beginner/casual, intermediate, advanced intermediate, and expert).

     

    We will be staying at Camp Green Cove, situated on Lake Summit. The camp features beautiful grounds with a relaxing deck, hiking/biking trails, waterfalls and a fire pit for Saturday night! The lodging features 6-12 bunks per cabin; bathrooms with showers are inside. We will be riding trails in Pisgah National Forest and DuPont. The 10,400 acre Dupont State Forest (DSF) offers mountain bikers nearly 100 miles of varied trails. While some of the trails here are typical for the region, a few others provide an experience not commonly found in the southern Appalachians: slickrock! The Pisgah National Forest is a land of mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls, and heavily forested slopes. Comprised of over 500,000 acres, the Pisgah is primarily a hardwood forest with whitewater rivers, waterfalls and hundreds of miles of trails.

     

    Day Trip Fee: If you are not able to stay for the entire weekend, you have additional options. To come up for the day, ride, and lunch it will be $25. Other options are available. Please email [email protected].

     

    Trip Refund policy: If you notify the Event Planner within:

    1)Eight Days or more before the trip (the Friday of the trip): 100% refund

    2) 4-7 days before the trip: 50% refund

    3) 0-3 days: No refund. Transfer to another individual (found by individual) permitted.

    Trips for Kids News

    An article about Trips for Kids was recently written here. Check it out.

    Trips for Kids Charlotte will resume Saturday bike rides Feb. 2 with low-income kids and their adult volunteer “buddies” at Col. Francis Beatty Park near Piper Glen.

    The group also hopes to include additional regular rides in 2013 at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, says one official.

    Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/01/25/3812080/using-bikes-to-change-young-lives.html

    Trail Status

    -Courtesy of the Tarheel TrailBlazers

    Status is only updated
    when conditions change
     
    Renaissance Park
    Closed - 11/23/14 10:00 PM
     
     
    Rocky Branch Trail
    Closed - 11/23/14 10:00pm
     
     
    Fisher Farm Park
    Closed - 11/23/14 12pm
     
     
    Lake Norman State Park
    (704) 528-6350
    Closed - 11/23/14 1:02pm
     
     
    Rocky River Trail
    Closed - 11/23/14 10:36 am
     
     
    Park Road Park
    Closed - 11/23/14 9:00am
     
     
    Back Yard Trail
    Closed - 11/23/14 9:00am
     
     
    Col. Francis Beatty Park
    Closed - 11/23/14 8am
     
     
    Sherman Branch
    Closed - 11/23/14 5:30 am
     
     
    North Mecklenburg Park
    Open - 10/05/14 8 am
     
     
    Jetton Park
    Open - 10/05/14 7am
     
     
    Anne Springs Close Greenway
    (803) 547-1019
    Call for Status - 06/02/14 8am
     
     
    US National Whitewater Center
    Trail Status
    Click link - 01/01/14 8:00 am
     

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