Posts Tagged ‘wyoming’

Starting the Cycle Again

Here is a post from Singletrack Trails employee Aaron Mattix.  He originally posted this on his blog Local Stash. Juniper branches scratch and claw at me as I drag their severed limbs away from the trail corridor. In a densely choked declivity between lichen covered boulders, I arrange the branches to lay flat as possible…

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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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Glendo Archery Trail

In 2011, Singletrack Trails completed a re-alignment of the Curt Gowdy State Park Field Archers Course.  The previous trail alignment was a series of fall line trail segment between the shooting area and the target butt.  Wyoming State Parks tasked Singletrack Trails with the challenge of creating a sustainable trail alignment that included the same…

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Two Moon Photos

Here are a few more photos of the pumptrack trail at Glendo State Park’s Two Moon Campground.  This is a short section of trail in the Two Moon Trail Complex that will allow mountain bikers to translate the skills of the pumptrack to the linear form of a sustainable trail.  More photos can be seen…

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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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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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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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