Category Archives: Snow & Fat Biking

Fat Bike Flow on Snow: Jug Mountain Ranch – McCall, Idaho

Have you ever been to McCall, Idaho?  I hadn’t.  It was one of the few areas of Idaho I hadn’t been to yet.  But we will definitely hit it for round 2 this Summer – assuming and hoping the Covid … Continue reading

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A Dirtbag Fat Biker in the Opulent Lodge at Sun Valley Nordic – Winning!

Man.  The clubhouse or lodge or whatever you call it at the Sun Valley Golf Club and Nordic Center is pure opulence.  I felt totally out of place in that joint.  But I had bigger fish to fry.  I needed … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Winter Fat Biking the Groomed Wood River Trail – Sun Valley, ID

The winter fat biking scene in the Wood River Valley of Idaho is insane.  The sheer quantity and quality of groomed nordic ski trails in the region aptly named “Nordic Town USA” is off the hook.  Luckily for us fat … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Weird: Stanley Winterfest and Fat Bike Fondo 40k Race

Who woulda thunk?  That a tiny town of 63 people could throw such a wicked weekend festival and slip in a majestic fat bike race/ride in as well?  It’s true.  And they raced toilets on skis.  And sledded down hills … Continue reading

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Stomping Snowy Fat Bike Singletrack and New YouTube Channel!

Aloha from sunny Sun Valley, Idaho!  Actually, I now rest my head in Hailey – 10 miles south of Sun Valley/Ketchum but still sunny, just a bit more devoid of touristas, but still plenty of baristas. So big news first.  … Continue reading

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A Mid-Pack Racer’s Night Adventure – JayP’s Fat Pursuit 2016

I get cold easy.  I live in a ski town.  I love snow.  But I still get cold easy.  Brrr.  I guess that’s why I decided to do my first winter fat biking ultra.  To test myself.  See how I’d … Continue reading

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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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