Mountain Biking In The Jemez With Tom Mayer Oct. 17

Mountain bikers enjoying Jemez hidden single track. Courtesy/PEEC
PEEC News:
Calling all mountain bikers! Tom Mayer will guide an intermediate mountain bike ride Saturday, Oct. 17.
The group will ride in the Jemez Mountains on hidden single track through stands of aspens displaying peak fall colors. This ride is made possible by support from Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).
The ride consists of about 8 miles of trail on Cebollita Mesa. Those who want to go farther can follow Mayer on an optional extended ride. This adventure starts at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Forest Road 604 and 607. A map and directions are available on PEEC’s website.
Those who want to carpool or follow the PEEC liaison can meet at 7:45 a.m. at the Nature Center This event is limited to 20 riders, so register online ( soon.
Mayer, a passionate mountain biker since 1963 and an inductee in the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame as of 1992, loves guiding rides through the mountains of
New Mexico. He has mapped most of the roads and trails in the National Forests within a two hour range of Albuquerque, which he describes in his book, Abundant Adventures Trail Guide. Learn more about him at
For more information about this and other PEEC programs, visit, email or call 505.662.0460.
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) was founded in 2000 to serve the community of Los Alamos. It offers people of all ages a way to enrich their lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies. PEEC operates the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road, holds regular programs and events, and hosts a number of interest groups from birding to hiking to butterfly watching. PEEC activities are open to everyone; however, members receive exclusive benefits such as discounts on programs and merchandise. Annual memberships start at $35.
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