Posts Tagged ‘trail construction’

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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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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Black Mountain Skiing

Singletrack Trails has been working on a new type of project lately, clearing cat track and glading ski runs for private individual who is setting up a small backcountry style skiing and mountain biking retreat in the Front Range on a “friends and family” basis. The area has a very distinctive microclimate of steep, rocky…

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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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Two Moon Progression Area

During the month of August, the Singletrack Trails crew worked hard at creating sustainable mountain bike trail alternates to the trails in the Glendo State Park Two Moon Complex.  These trails are a series of segments that provide loop opportunities to the campers to ride right from the campsite.  Families will be able to fill…

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Glendo State Park Construction Begins

Singletrack Trails began construction at Glendo State Park in Wyoming recently to create more sustainable shared-use trails. This project is a continuation of the work that we completed in 2010.  Glendo State Park is 100 miles north of Cheyenne, WY and 1.5 hours from Curt Gowdy State Park. Work this year will concentrate on building…

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Town of Winter Park and Denver Water Board

Singletrack Trails was able to donate a day of labor to help kick start a new project by building new sustainable trail in Grand County, Colorado. This summer the Town of Winter Park came to an agreement with Denver Water Board to develop trails on 200 acres of DWB property that separates the Town of…

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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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