Posts Tagged ‘sustainable trail construction’

Granby Ranch Project Completion

Singletrack Trails recently completed the 2012 project of sustainable trail construction at Bike Granby Ranch near Granby, CO. The month of June was spent completing small reroutes around sections of high maintenance areas on the cross country system.  The sand trap that was Vista Ridge Road is now a svelte piece of singletrack.  Cabin Cruiser…

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Fraser River Canyon Trail-Granby Ranch

Singletrack Trails finished the sustainable trail construction of the Fraser River Canyon Trail at Granby Ranch last week.  This two plus mile long trail will connect the top of the lift to the base area through the proposed community.  The FRCT will give Granby Ranch members a great way to connect to the base area…

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Granby Ranch Bike Park

Singletrack Trails was awarded the contract at Granby Ranch Bike Park, formerly known as Sol Vista Bike Park, this spring.  We are getting the existing downhill trails ready for the summer season and then we are going to work on creating some real cross-country trails. The resort is set to open up for lift serve…

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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…

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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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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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