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BACKCOUNTRY MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL PATROL

A non-profit organization dedicated to protecting trail users and natural resources through service and  backcountry safety education.

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Chequamegon Nat'l. Forest

Chippewa Nat'l. Forest  

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Winter 2014

Patrol News

Click here for the Trail Patrol Activity Schedule (Updated)

 

 

The Backcountry Trail Patrol Association is a private, non-profit organization that provides volunteer trail patrol and medical support at special events as part of the National Mountain Bike Patrol. We are the third oldest active patrol in NMBP, and were the sixth patrol to join back when NMBP was part of NORBA. Because of the interests and abilities of some of our members, we also do some patrol on cross-country skis and snowshoes. Our primary patrol venue is the CAMBA Trails and the Chequamegon National Forest in Wisconsin, and, and secondarily, the trails in Isanti County Parks and the Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota.

Medical support, City of Lakes Fat Bike Loppet, Feb, 2104

 

We ask that all members commit to doing at least 12 hours of trail patrol on CAMBA and/or MORC trails per season, and work at least three events over the course of a year. You can see by the list below there are plenty of opportunities to work events.

 
Our major events are:
City of Lakes Loppet Urban Ski Festival
CAMBA/Mt. Borah Epic
Team Ortho Minneapolis Marathon
Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival
Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
 
Other events we work are:
Team Ortho Polar Dash
Cuyuna Lakes Whiteout Fat Bike Race
Fat Bike Birkie
Team Ortho Get Lucky
TCM 1 Mile
City of Lakes Tri-Loppet
Cuyuna Lakes Rusty Ride
Team Ortho Minneapolis Duathlon
Team Ortho Monster Dash
 
Patroller coordinated events include:
Birkie Tour
Lake Maria State Park Winter Family Fun Day
Lake Maria SP Candlelight Snowshoe Hike 
North End Ski Classic 
Cable Off-Road Classic 
Minnesota Ironman Ride 
Team Ortho Go Commando Adventure race 
Team Ortho Women Only Run 
Birkie Trail Run 
 
 

Any Senior Patroller can decide to work an event and recruit other members to assist.

Trail systems we officially patrol (With links):

Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association

Chequamegon National Forest (WI)

Isanti County Parks

Email us for more information. 

 

Medical Training

COLD: Hypothermia and Frostbite

(with Windchill Chart)

 

 Training resources:

Emergicare Wilderness

Medical Training,

Our 2014 24-hour Wilderness Emergency Medical Care Course Is now completed.



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Backcountry Trail Patrol Association, Inc., is an equal opportunity service provider, operating under a volunteer services agreement and in partnership with the USDA Forest Service Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest


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Last modified: December 02, 2014