Mountain bikers racing up a hill

16+ Miles of Modern Mountain Bike Trails

Including:​

  • Permanent NICA race venue
  • Progressive loop modern cross-country trails (green-blue-black​)
  • Enduro and downhill trails
  • E-Bike optimized trails and climbs​
  • Skills area – jump park​
  • Balance/kick bike track​
  • Pump track
Two mountain bikers riding a log
Child on a balance bike
Mountain biker riding through the corner of a downhill trail

Trek Foundation Partnership

The Trek Foundation was established to fund cycling infrastructure projects and help preserve land from development through the establishment of publicly accessible mountain bike trails.​

Vision to create a nation-wide group of riding destinations, with a consistent riding experience.​

Development Phases

Phase 1 – Orange​
Total Cost: $155,000 Approx.

4 miles of XC trails, connecting the Birkie Trailhead, American Birkebeiner ski trails, and CAMBA system​.

Phase 2 – Red​
Total Cost: $275,000 Approx.​

Approximately 6 miles​ that climbs to top of Mt. Telemark and connects to Phase 1 trails.​ First downhill/enduro trails, all ability levels, descend the front side of Mt. Telemark​.

Phase 3 – Blue​
Total Cost: $250,000 Approx.​

Additional 4+ miles of downhill/enduro trails to front side of Mt. Telemark​. Hubs on the mountain where trails meet and diverge​.

Phase 4 – Purple​
Total Cost: $250,000 Approx.

3 miles of additional downhil/enduro trails​. Jump zone, skills area, pump track, balance/kick bike track​.

For more information on mountain bike trail development plans, please contact Joe.Vadeboncoeur@birkie.com.

Make a Contribution

Ways to Give

  • Make a donation online.
  • Mail a check using these offline payment instructions.
  • Use a donor advised fund. Make your contribution payable to:
    The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation/Telemark MTB Trails
    Our EIN is: 39-1503175
    Our mailing address is:
    ABSF/Telemark, PO Box 911, Hayward,
    Wisconsin 54843.

Do you want to transfer stock, contribute an IRA distribution, learn about naming rights for a larger donation, or ask questions? Contact Andrew at 715-634-5025 or andrew.wall@birkie.com.

Your support is truly appreciated. Please contact us with questions or comments.

Ben Popp
Executive Director
715-634-5025, Option 7

Andrew Wall
Development Director
715-634-5025, Option 5

Joe Vadeboncoeur
Trail Development + Strategic Partnerships
920-747-9777