Posts Tagged ‘singletrack’

PBR Trail construction continues

Another week of construction has been completed on the PBR Trail in Fruita, Colorado.  It was a week filled of more dust and wind.  It is not often you hear trailbuilders begging for the nearest rain cloud to produce moisture.  But that has been the mantra of the Singletrack Trails crew this week.  We need…

Read More

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:    

Read More

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…

Read More

Bringing more PBR to Fruita, Colorado

Starting in April, Singletrack Trails will be on the Colorado Western slope building more new trail in the North Fruita Desert. More commonly known as 18Rd, these trails have been a spring and fall destination for mountain bikers for nearly 25 years. Last summer, Singletrack Trails flagged several different routes for COPMOBA and the City…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Glendo State Park is done for the year

The Singletrack Trails crew finished up the sustainable trail construction at Glendo State Park in Wyoming a couple of weeks ago.  We were able to reach a great stopping point about a day or two before the first real snow of the winter and the temperature dropped and the wind picked up.  It was an…

Read More

Glendo Update

The sustainable trail construction project at Glendo State Park is moving along very quickly. It has been an exciting project based on the weather, terrain, and heat.  Glendo State Park is located in such a place that the afternoon/evening thunderstorms are fear instilling awesome.  The heat has been hot, but shade is nearby.   The terrain…

Read More

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…

Read More