Knoxville News Sentinel: “Traversing Urban Wilderness…”

Photo by Amy Smotherman Burgess / KNS

8/8/12: The Knoxville News Sentinel talked to AMBC members Brian Hann and Matthew Kellogg about the continuing development of trails in South Knoxville.

Starting Tuesday, the South Knoxville loop will bring the city’s urban wilderness trail up to 35 miles and link parks and natural areas with paths built with local sweat. A hiker or cyclist now will be able to travel from Ijams Nature Center to William Hastie Natural Area, over to Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area, and back to Ijams.

Read the full article here: http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2012/aug/08/traversing-urban-wilderness-new-south-knoxville/

Big South Fork Epic Weekend 2012

Celebrate and contribute to National Trails Day by joining AMBC for our 3rd annual Big South Fork Epic Weekend.

AMBC will have a weekend-long camping/riding/trail work trip at Big South Fork on June 1-3. Come up Friday for an evening Grand Gap group ride and camp out.

Saturday morning we’ll get up and hit the trails for some maintenance from 9-12; after lunch we’ll spend the rest of the day RIDING! More group rides will happen Sunday.

There will be groups for all levels of riders—nobody will miss out on a chance to ride some of East Tennessee’s best trails.

Please email president@ambc-sorba.org if you’re coming so we can get a head count. See you there!

Big South Fork Epic Weekend 2012

Celebrate and contribute to National Trails Day by joining AMBC for our 3rd annual Big South Fork Epic Weekend.

AMBC will have a weekend-long camping/riding/trail work trip at Big South Fork on June 1-3. Come up Friday for an evening Grand Gap group ride and camp out.

Saturday morning we’ll get up and hit the trails for some maintenance from 9-12; after lunch we’ll spend the rest of the day RIDING! More group rides will happen Sunday.

There will be groups for all levels of riders—nobody will miss out on a chance to ride some of East Tennessee’s best trails.