Category Archives: Snow & Fat Biking

Keeping it Fat in the Tetons and Grand Targhee

The opportunity to ride fat bikes in Grand Teton National Park doesn’t present itself that often, so I jumped at this chance.  Teton Mountain Bike Tours led a group ride in the National Park as part of the Fat Bike … Continue reading

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Road Trip – Global Fat Bike Summit 2015: Jackson, WY

For the 2nd year in a row, I jammed out to the Fat Bike Summit with a crew from Mammoth.  Last year, it was in Ogden, UT – read about it here.  This year, it was at Snow King Resort in … Continue reading

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Fattie Style Singletrack Snow Riding on Uptown Downtown Loop

Yesterday was blast and day of firsts for many Fat Bike Mammoth peeps.  Last year, a couple of us started snowshoe “fatpacking” the 4.25 mile Uptown/Downtown loop (up to the Earthquake Fault and back).  Then we’d reap the reward of … Continue reading

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Fatpacking the Uptown Trail – Singletrack Snow Riding in Mammoth

Have you ever ridden singletrack snow?  It’s pretty frickin fun.  As mountain bikers, we love the sight of endless ribbons of brown, tacky dirt singletrack (or sometimes white dirt, if you’re riding White Mesa).  But guess what?  A packed trail … Continue reading

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Road Trip – Global Fat Bike Summit 2014: Ogden, UT

A few of us Fat Bike Mammoth yahoos thought it would be great to road trip to Ogden, UT and get our fingers on the national fat bike pulse.  The 3-day Global Fat Bike Summit was broken down like this: … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Coyote High Sierra Traverse via Fat Bike – Attempt #1

A few weeks ago, I was randomly “facebook messaging” with Errin Vasquez / Frontage Roads about fat biking in the Eastern Sierra.  If you didn’t hear, I’ve been involved with Fat Bike Mammoth, and we are diligently trying to amend … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Snow Biking Mammoth Lakes / Long Valley Caldera

A fat bike is the perfect way to explore the Long Valley Caldera on the east side of Highway 395.  There are tons of un-groomed Forest Service trails and roads with endless possibilities.  Snowmobiles tend to roost all over the … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Snow Biking Mammoth – The Laurel Lakes Basin

First off, my last post about fat bikes not being allowed to share groomed trails has received over 700 views in just a day.  I’ve gotten many emails and comments as well- all expressing support, encouragement, and hope to enjoy … Continue reading

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Winter Snow Biking Not Allowed on Groomed Trails in Mammoth

As many of my friends know, I bought a Salsa Mukluk in November and have ridden around 300 miles so far… basically all over Mammoth with it.  I guess ignorance is bliss.  I assumed “multi-use” trails had similar rules in … Continue reading

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