Event description

SHIFT= St Helens International Festival of Trails

SHIFT, formally known as HelensFest was a three day Mt Biking festival to celebrate trails on Mt St Helens.  Last year’s event was a huge success and we plan to do it again this  year.  We are partnering with the USFS, who is really excited to have us back again to help to continue to enhance the cross country trails around the Marble Mountain sno-park.

Friday, Aug 18th, 9am: There will be various group rides to choose from.  Make sure to show up by 8:30 or you might miss your ride.

Saturday, Aug 19th

    9:00am:  Safety meeting.  Please be on time!

    9:30am:  Break out to your work party location

    6:00pm:  Dinner provided (TBD on details).  CyclePath has generously donated money so our resident chef Charlie Biggs can cook up a great meal.

Sunday, Aug 20th 9am:  There will be various group rides to choose from.

Camping:  Camping will start Thursday night.  Please note, this is dispersed camping with no water.  Great place to bring an RV, but not hook-ups.  However there is a bathroom.  Make sure to bring plenty of drinking water.

Garbage:  Please be responsible for your own garbage and recycling.

Food:  Dinner will be provided Saturday night.  You will be responsible for your own food the other days.

Water:  There is no water on the premises.  Please bring your own drinking water.

Bathroom:  There is a USFS bathroom on site.  Highly recommend bringing toilet paper.


Directions from Woodland, WA:

It takes approximately 1 hour from Woodland to get to the Marble Mountain sno-park.

Head east on Lewis River Rd (SR 503) for ~32 miles.  Continue onto Rd 90 for another ~3.5 miles.  Veer left onto NF-83 and follow signs to Marble Mt Sno-Park approximately 3-4 miles.  Look for NWTA volunteer sign at the entrance.