Posts Tagged ‘BLM’

More trail construction in Fruita

Singletrack Trails is working with COPMOBA, Grand Valley Trails Alliance, and the Grand Junction BLM FieldOffice to construct one more section of trail before winter hopefully arrives.  Even in the Grand Valley, it is eerie to be building trail in short sleeves and dry moondust in December. This trail will be an extension of Joe’s…

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Fruita Trail construction begins

Do your rain dance!  The soil is dry and dusty, but trail construction began today on 18 Roads latest addition.  Not many words to say after the day, but rain is our friend.  We need the moisture. Here are the photos:    

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Fruita Trail Flagging

The first part of the Pumptrack Trail was flagged last week.  James Flatten, long-time Singletrack Trails employee in the Junction area, and I went out to pin flag for the construction of the trail.  We focused on adding pumps in the flat areas, in-sloped turns to maintain speed, and areas to create progressive jumps.  At…

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Bringing more PBR to Fruita, Colorado

Starting in April, Singletrack Trails will be on the Colorado Western slope building more new trail in the North Fruita Desert. More commonly known as 18Rd, these trails have been a spring and fall destination for mountain bikers for nearly 25 years. Last summer, Singletrack Trails flagged several different routes for COPMOBA and the City…

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Burn Canyon Flagging

This fall Singltetrack Trails worked with the Norwood Parks and Recreation District and the Uncompaghre Field Office of the BLM to create a conceptual trail system in the Burn Canyon area near Norwood, Colorado.  After the computer conceptualized proposal was made public at a meeting in September, it was time to go out and ground…

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Flagging trails far and wide

The last couple weeks have been spent in the desert of Fruita, Colorado and the foothills near Boulder, CO. Sustainable trail construction begins with a well-thought out corridor flag line.  Working for the City of Fruita, Singletrack Trails flagged five different trail proposals in the North Fruita Desert, commonly known as 18 Road.  Two of…

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Gunnison Gorge NCA Trail Planning

The first project of 2011 for Singletrack Trails is a conceptual trail layout of non-motorized trail in the Gunnison Gorge NCA near Delta, Colorado.  Singletrack Trails is working on this project with Bicycle Colorado.  We collaborated on the the layout of the Sidewinder Trail in the Gunnison Gorge in 2010.  The current project is another hybrid project…

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Lunch Loop Bike Park Construction

This past week, Singletrack Trails began the construction of the Lunch Loop Bike Park for COPMOBA in Grand Junction, CO.  The Lunch Loop Bike Park will be a mountain bike skills area at the Tabeguache Trailhead incorporating alternate lines on Kid’s Meal, a pumptrack, dirt jumps, and  dual slalom course. Community support for this park…

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Back in Grand Junction

September has been a busy month.  The crew packed up and left Glendo just before Labor Day.  We had to get back over to Grand Junction, CO to do some more sustainable trail construction for the Bicycle Colorado Trail Pros. The Bangs Canyon Project in Grand Junction is coming to an end September 30th after…

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Grand Junction work 5/15/10

Work continues in the Lunch Loops near Grand Junction, Colorado.  After finishing up the reroute around the private land, the crew shifted to the east side of the trail system to start work on a trail that will connect the bottom of Holy Cross to the middle of the Gunny Plunge. This spring our work…

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