Posts Tagged ‘single track trails’

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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Georgia Trail Assessment

Singletrack Trails spent the month of February walking around the Chattahoochee Oconee National Forest in Northern Georgia working with Applied Trail Research and Kay-Linn Enterprises doing a 200+ miles trail assessment.  With the help of three other Professional Trailbuilders Association members, we did an inventory of the trail signage, GIS location of trail structures, and…

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Starting 2012

2012 is running strong and it is time for Singletrack Trails to move out of the hibernation of office work and into the world of trail building. During the month of February, we assisted Applied Trails Research in Georgia on a 200+ mile trail assessment on the entire Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest.  This was a very…

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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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Ridgway Pumptrack

In early October, Singletrack Trails’ resident flow farmer James Flatten made his way down to Ridgway, Colorado to work on a hybrid pumptrack construction project.  A hybrid project is one where many different parties help to supply parts to complete the project.  In this case Ridgway local Sara Ballantyne organized the permissions from the Town…

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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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Curt Gowdy Field Archer’s Course

The last couple weeks have been a great experience of battling the Wyoming weather and learn how to build a new style of trail. After finishing up the Fruita Bike Park in May, the Singletrack Trails crew moved back to our home away from home away from our other home.  We have spent quite a…

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Upcoming Project: Fruita Bike Park

Singletrack Trails will be working in Fruita, Colorado next month constructing the Fruita Bike Park. This project will be completed in time for the Fruita Fat Tire Festival starting April 28th. We have a tight time frame to build this, but the site is be prepped by the City of Fruita Public Works right now…

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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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