Posts Tagged ‘Curt Gowdy State Park’

Glendo Archery Trail

In 2011, Singletrack Trails completed a re-alignment of the Curt Gowdy State Park Field Archers Course.  The previous trail alignment was a series of fall line trail segment between the shooting area and the target butt.  Wyoming State Parks tasked Singletrack Trails with the challenge of creating a sustainable trail alignment that included the same…

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Two Moon Progression Area

During the month of August, the Singletrack Trails crew worked hard at creating sustainable mountain bike trail alternates to the trails in the Glendo State Park Two Moon Complex.  These trails are a series of segments that provide loop opportunities to the campers to ride right from the campsite.  Families will be able to fill…

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Glendo State Park Construction Begins

Singletrack Trails began construction at Glendo State Park in Wyoming recently to create more sustainable shared-use trails. This project is a continuation of the work that we completed in 2010.  Glendo State Park is 100 miles north of Cheyenne, WY and 1.5 hours from Curt Gowdy State Park. Work this year will concentrate on building…

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Project Completion: Curt Gowdy Middle Kingdom

The crew finished up the two new trails in the Middle Kingdom area of Curt Gowdy State Park near Cheyenne and Laramie, WY. Singletrack Trails was tasked with constructing two more sustainable mountain bike specific trails with goal of creating and inviting segment for riders that aren’t quite comfortable with getting their wheels off of…

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Back at Curt Gowdy’s Middle Kingdom

We are back at Curt Gowdy State Park in Wyoming to build two more segments of trail in the Middle Kingdom area.  The Singletrack Trails crew has an eye to the west as we try to complete this project before winter shows up, which can happen on a sunny 70deg day in Wyoming. The goal…

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Trails by Singletrack Trails in the press

Last fall the final issue of Mountain Bike magazine published an article entitled “The Best New Trails”.  Singletrack Trails was fortunate enough to have two trails make the list of ten. Check out the list here. Free Lunch was built by Singletrack Trails in partnership with Bicycle Colorado, COPMOBA, IMBA, and the Grand Junction BLM.…

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Directional Jump trail at Curt Gowdy

The crew has spent the last couple of weeks building a beautiful, sustainable, singletrack trail at Curt Gowdy State Park in Wyoming.  The purpose of this trail was to provide a challenging directional trail to stimulate visitors to Curt Gowdy that like to get their tires off of the ground. The trail has two segments. …

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Switchbacks

Switchbacks have a negative connotation in the trail building world.  In fact, they are commonly despised.  They are hard to build and hard to navigate. The reason is that the currently accepted design is not suitable for how trail users actually use the trail.  Singletrack Trails is currently working on a how to section of…

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Curt Gowdy Machine Construction

After more than a year of solid, though hand construction across Wyoming and Colorado, it was time to break out the Ditch Witch and train the Singletrack Trails crew on how to build a sustainable trail with a machine.  Most of the crew has run the machine at the Funtrack in Curt Gowdy, but moving…

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Curt Gowdy Funtrack update

This past week, the crew spent some time updated the pocket park at the Curt Gowdy Aspen Grove Trailhead.  We call this pocket park the Fun Track.  You can see the full size images here, but I will let the photos do this week’s blog post.

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