Getting Involved

 

Membership

Volunteer

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Maintaining trail in winter
Members building trails
Family skiing
Bellas riding

Become a member

We encourage you to become a RASTA member.

In addition to you helping us demonstrate the public support we have for silent sports trails in our area, your annual membership fees also help us fund trail maintenance.

Membership runs from January 1st – December 31st of each year.

You’ll also receive a RASTA sticker!

 

You can support RASTA at 3 levels

Family Membership
$50

How many members in family?

Single Membership
$30

Associate Membership*
$15

* Associate membership does not include voting rights

Mail Option

Alternatively, fill out the following interactive form and mail it to us with your check:
2024 Membership Form

Volunteer! There Are So Many Ways to Lend a Helping Hand

All trail users are encouraged to volunteer to help with trail building, trail maintenance or event logistics. There are four basic ways to get involved as a RASTA volunteer.

1. Trail work day

A few times a year RASTA will organize a work day for volunteers to work on building or maintaining a trail.  These volunteer days are typically scheduled to work on larger projects which need many volunteers working together to get the job done.  Trail workdays are critical to our trail management programs and are a great way to meet other trail enthusiasts.  Most work days end with a social pot-luck, good stories and exciting visions of future trails.  The work days will be announced ahead of time on our Facebook Page, RASTA web page and by email to all members.  

Good trails need maintenance (brush trimming, leaf removal, clearing downed timber, etc). We have the tools and we need you to help.

2. Trail Maintenance Group (TMG)

Each trail system maintained by RASTA has a Trail Maintenance Group which coordinates our trail management in the field.

TMGs identify trail building projects, maintenance projects, set priorities, recommend trail use designations and coordinate field work.

We like to have a broad representation on each TMG that represents  mountain biking, fat biking, hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing.

This is a great opportunity for members to get more involved with our trail management programs and leadership roles with RASTA.

All members are welcome to participate on one or more TMG.  If you are interested in joining a TMG please contact one of the TMG chair persons listed below or send an email to RASTA at [email protected].

 

3. Event Volunteer

RASTA organizes several events each year which need volunteers to be successful.  These are outstanding events and a lot of fun for participants and volunteers alike.

If you are interested in finding out more about these events you can visit our Event Page.  If you would like to volunteer for an event you can contact our event coordinators listed below.

Snowshoe Hare | Sarah Reidinger | 715-362-5070

RASTA Rally | Laura MacFarland | 715-482-0394

WEMS Rock n Root | Sarah Reidinger | 715-362-5070

4. Off Trail Volunteer (What's your special skill?)

Some of the greatest contributions from our volunteers is when they share their special skill sets “off trail”.

This year alone RASTA volunteers shared their skills with welding, solar installation, construction, graphic arts, writing, GPS mapping, mechanics, and many more.

All of these “off trail” projects dramatically improved our “on trail” experience. RASTA can almost always use more help with map making, equipment maintenance, sign making, public relations, photography, grant writing and fundraising.

If you have a skill set or a special interest you would like to share with RASTA, we want to hear from you!

Contact Laura at 715-482-0394 or [email protected]

See the benefits of volunteering

Get In Touch

Have more questions or more ways you can think of to help. Please get in touch via the form below or email [email protected]

RASTA Sponsored Clubs

Rhinelander Northwoods Composite Team (RNC)

One of the teams in the WI High School Cycling League is the Rhinelander Northwoods Composite Team (RNC).

The Wisconsin High School Cycling League, a National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) Affiliate is a not for profit organization dedicated to bringing Mountain Biking to Wisconsin High Schools and their associated Middle Schools. The organization is dedicated to equality, inclusivity, and the building of strong character, strong minds and strong bodies in our youth through mountain biking. Get involved at: http://wisconsinmtb.org/

 

The Rhinelander Northwoods Composite Team started in 2016 and welcomes students in 6-12th grades to participate. The season begins in mid-July and goes through late October. Riders have the opportunity to race in 5 races held on Sundays in the fall. Most practices are held at Washburn trails west of Rhinelander.

BECOME A PART OF THE TEAM:

RASTA is a proud supporter of RNC!

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Bellas petting cat
Bellas ride at perch lake
Bella riding trail
Little Bellas logo

Mission

Little Bellas creates opportunities for girls to experience success using mountain biking as the platform and pathway to personal growth, building community, and competency.

The aim is to create a community to empower women through cycling, accent the importance of goals and a healthy lifestyle, and emphasize a positive female bond while having fun in a constructive environment.

When we meet

Little Bellas will meet at the Perch Lake Shelter July 14th through September 3rd for our new program from 5:30-7:30 pm every Sunday.

How can  join?

Any girls ages 7 – 13 can join.

Register here: https://littlebellas.com/register/

Bellas petting cat
Bellas ride at perch lake
Bella riding trail

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