Posts Tagged ‘Colorado’

Black Mountain Skiing

Singletrack Trails has been working on a new type of project lately, clearing cat track and glading ski runs for private individual who is setting up a small backcountry style skiing and mountain biking retreat in the Front Range on a “friends and family” basis. The area has a very distinctive microclimate of steep, rocky…

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Bike Granby Ranch Promo Video

This past spring, Singletrack Trails was contracted by Granby Ranch to get the lift-served downhill trails ready for the summer season and construct new sustainable trails around problematic areas.  Working in partnership with Bike Granby Ranch, formerly known as Sol Vista, Singletrack Trails created this short video to help the company get the word out…

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Town of Winter Park and Denver Water Board

Singletrack Trails was able to donate a day of labor to help kick start a new project by building new sustainable trail in Grand County, Colorado. This summer the Town of Winter Park came to an agreement with Denver Water Board to develop trails on 200 acres of DWB property that separates the Town of…

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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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Fruita Bike Park 4/11/11

The first week of construction is completed for the Fruita Bike Park in Fruita, Colorado.  It was a chaotic week to organize the park, install straw wattle for the stormwater management, and get dirt moving in the right direction.  A threatening weather forecast hand us on our toes most of the week, but the rain…

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Lunch Loop Bike Park Completion

It was the middle of May 2010 when the first discussion of constructing a bike park at the Tabeguache Trailhead in Grand Junction, Co came was put on the table.  On October 16, 2010, COPMOBA held the grand opening of that bike park.  A very tight timeframe to complete a project with so many obstacles…

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Bike Park Construction

The construction of the Lunch Loop Bike Park has been cruising along over the last couple of weeks.  Today is the final day of construction before the Grand Opening on October 16th at 9am. This update is going to be brief with the promise of a more detail final post next week.  The pumptrack, dirt…

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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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Private land issues

User created trails do not always obey boundary line.  Andy’s Loop at the Lunch Loops in Grand Junction, CO is a prime example of this.  For many years this trail has trespassed on private land owned by a local Grand Junction resident. The trail has been at risk of being closed off to trail users…

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