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 of snow, albeit different, can be equally sublime to ride – and just as visually stunning. On either side of you is deep, fluffy snow, and you squiggle your bike through it all. The best of all, is if you fall (actually WHEN you fall – it’s inevitable) – you poof into freshies. What an adventure! It truly brings the vibe of mountain biking to fat biking.
A few of us learned these joys first hand at the Fat Bike Summit last month. We embarked on a group ride up at…
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