Posts Tagged ‘singletrack trails’

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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Burn Canyon Flagging

This fall Singltetrack Trails worked with the Norwood Parks and Recreation District and the Uncompaghre Field Office of the BLM to create a conceptual trail system in the Burn Canyon area near Norwood, Colorado.  After the computer conceptualized proposal was made public at a meeting in September, it was time to go out and ground…

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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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Hanson Larsen Memorial Park

The last few weeks have been spent up in Rapid City, SD working with Dave Dessel with Trail Arts.  This project is a majority of intense hand construction to create an intermediate trail at Hanson Larsen Memorial Park.  Dave is on the other side of the drainage running the excavator building a large portion of…

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Sugar Magnolia

Singletrack Trails is currently assisting Wildlands Restoration Volunteers to complete a sustainable trail cosntruction reroute a segement of trail called Sugar Magnolia or Sugar Mag near Nederland, CO. This trail is part of the West Magnolia trail system and descends down to Nederland High School.  The existing trail was 6-12 feet wide and severely rutted…

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Flagging trails far and wide

The last couple weeks have been spent in the desert of Fruita, Colorado and the foothills near Boulder, CO. Sustainable trail construction begins with a well-thought out corridor flag line.  Working for the City of Fruita, Singletrack Trails flagged five different trail proposals in the North Fruita Desert, commonly known as 18 Road.  Two of…

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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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