About Us

Our History

Under MDNR volunteer cooperators annual permit, TBTA maintains ongoing ski trail grooming at the Norway Ridge, Chippewa Hills trail in Alpena County.  All funding for operations comes from grants, donations, and annual memberships. Chippewa Hills mountain bike race is held the first weekend in September.

Our Mission

The mission of the Thunder Bay Trails Association is to promote and protect non-motorized trail systems in Alpena County and adjoining areas and reflect their recreational significance for the enjoyment, education and adventure of area citizens.

Organization Overview

President – Jeff Blumenthal
Vice President – Don La Barre
Treasurer – Stan Mischley
Secretary – Randy Fairbanks
Board members: Randy Fairbanks, Nick Fairbanks, Bob Niedzwiecki, Wayne Christopherson, Jeff Blumenthal, Stan Mischley, Jeff Gerow, Dr. Joel Houle, Don La Barre

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