The Cleanest Line
Sacha Halenda

Sacha Halenda

Sacha Halenda lives, works, and rides in Salida, CO, with his wife and 11-year-old son. He works with his local trail group (Salida Mountain Trails), coaches kids in a youth MTB program, and has learned that good chocolate and a drop of whiskey are among the very few things that can make the Monarch Crest Trail even better.


A highly sociable, capable and forward-thinking creature, the Yellow-Framed Pedaler has been known to build, ride and share trails in California’s Downieville area. Photo: Scott Markewitz

All Hands on Deck

Aug 15, 2018 August 15, 2018

The mottled splotches of dark brown and grey that dot the back of the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog let it transform into a lichen-covered rock, a shadow on a stream bed or a leaf on the forest floor. Not being noticed is a handy trait when you are the food-chain… Read More