Posts Tagged ‘singletrack trails’

Hitting the stride

With the machines working like crazy the last couple of days, Joey, Dave, and I are finally getting in a groove. Dave and Joey are running the excavators on the west side of M Hill. I have started an alignment on the east side. Looking at the weather the next few days, I am going…

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Ginny Trail work day

This past Saturday I worked with the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas and 30 volunteers to start the implementation of a plan for alternate option lines on the Ginny Trail that I created. The focus of the work was to create elevated wooden structures in an area that remains boggy after snows or rains.…

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Bobcat Ridge-Ginny Trail Planning

Got to enjoy the super beautiful fall weather today and ride my bike at the City of Fort Collins Natural Area-Bobcat Ridge. This project will entail working with the local mountain bike community to construct alternate lines on the black diamond Ginny Trail. The first goal will be to address the areas that retain moisture…

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Backcountry carpentry

Some of the trails in the Fraser Valley stay wet for quite a while after the spring melt off. Gary and I worked on building what the Forest Service call “bog bridges”. If you look in the IMBA book, these structures are called log rides and used as alternate lines to the main trail. Finding…

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