Posts Tagged ‘singletrack trails’

Diverging from the norm

At Singletrack Trails, we love our trails to be intimate.  The crew loves to take what that land gives us and making a trail that interacts and interlaces with what is on the ground.  We cherish our hand built trail.  There really is not better way to construct 24” or less trail, then doing it…

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American Trails International Trails Symposium

The American Trails International Trails Symposium recently concluded in Fountain Hills, Arizona.  Singletrack Trails was in attendance with a booth in the Exhibit Hall along with our partners at Kay-Linn Enterprises and Tools for Trails. The conference was well attended with many land agencies and non-profit groups in the American Southwest.  It was great to…

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Starting the Cycle Again

Here is a post from Singletrack Trails employee Aaron Mattix.  He originally posted this on his blog Local Stash. Juniper branches scratch and claw at me as I drag their severed limbs away from the trail corridor. In a densely choked declivity between lichen covered boulders, I arrange the branches to lay flat as possible…

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Professional TrailBuilders Association Conference

The Bi-Annual Professional TrailBuilders Association Conference recently wrapped up in Albuquerque, NM.  It was well worth the time and financial commitment for any aspiring trail builder, land agency, or non-profit. Singletrack Trails was at the conference to attend the PTBA member meeting and co-present with Applied Trails Research a presentation about GIS and GPS uses…

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Percy Warner Park Planning

Working under Rock City Construction of Franklin, TN, Singletrack Trails, Kay-Linn Enterprises, and Applied Trails Research recently joined forces in Nashville, TN to complete the initial flagging of new mountain bike trails is the City of Nashville’s premier park property, Percy Warner Park. This collaboration of effort is the fruit of the advocacy efforts of…

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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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Rock work at Glendo State Park

The crew wrapped up for the season at Glendo State Park a couple of weeks ago. Singletrack Trails was able to finish a great loop on the southside of the North Platte River called Rattlesnake Rim. Unlike most of the trails that have been constructed at Glendo, a majority of this trail is side hill…

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Following Singletrack Trails on Social Media

In this age of social media, there are many different manners to learn about new things from Singletrack Trails.  We are not a large company.  So trying to get information out through each and every social media outlet is just not feasible.  Here are the few that we have picked. Blog/RSS: This blog that you…

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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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Granby Ranch in the Fall

During 2012, the Sulphur Ranger District in Grand County, Colorado has been trying to manage a fire mitigation forest thinning project near Winter Park and Fraser.  Without much success of keeping trail users out of the logging areas, the ranger district has been “forced” to close a large section of exceptionally popular trails and hunting…

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