Posts Tagged ‘trails’

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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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 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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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…

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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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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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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…

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